Russia – Discover the Unknown

winter

Try something different in Russia this winter

Try something different in Russia this winter

Despite the plunging sub-zero temperatures, one of the most fun activities I’ve ever done on holiday was to ride a dog sled through a snowy forest. I’d never done it before, but with a bit of tuition from my guide,…

Ice-skating – the perfect activity if you’re in Moscow this winter

Ice-skating – the perfect activity if you’re in Moscow this winter

In recent years, pop-up ice rinks have been a feature of the festive season across the UK, from London’s Hampton Court Palace to the rink at the Princes Street Gardens in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle and everywhere in between.…

See the Northern Lights in Russia this year

See the Northern Lights in Russia this year

With strong showings over the last few winters, seeing the Northern Lights has been a feature of many bucket lists. Watching a curtain of green and purple light dance across the dark night sky is a sight that will remain…

Trip along the BAM Railway

I just wanted to let you know what a marvellous time I had on my trip. There were so many wonderful experiences, though sometimes the train journeys could be a little tedious! Often the company was interesting though. Everything went…

Skiing in Sochi – The Next Big Thing

As the Russian city of Sochi prepares to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, Russia becomes the new ski destination that should be at the top of everyone’s wish lists. Since it was announced that Sochi would be hosting, back in…