From Kamchatka to the Lena pillars: Russia’s Far East UNESCO treasures
RBTH takes a look at Russia’s 26 UNESCO heritage sites.
After sunset: exploring Moscow’s late night art scene
We chose Moscow’s top art spaces, with some open until the wee hours.
In search of Soviet history: Northern Siberia's living Gulag museum
Many of the most interesting and extraordinary places in Siberia are often difficult to reach. One such place is the Marble Gorge in the Kodar Mountains where you can still see the original shacks, shafts and furnishings from a Stalin-era camp.
Top-5 Urals destinations for winter: the best places to rest on the border between Europe and Asia
A trip to the depths of an ancient ocean, the secrets of life-giving and dead water, amazing ancient architecture, a night in a tent next to a UFO: all this and more can be found in the Ural Mountains, which stretches for 2,500 kilometers from the Arctic Ocean to Kazakhstan.
Yakutia’s frozen heart: mammoths, chilled vodka and the lord of cold
Immerse yourself in Yakutia’s icy attractions: visit a museum with the remnants of an enormous mammoth and permafrost glistening with all the colors of the rainbow, take a selfie with an icy Venus de Milo sculpture and touch a frozen Buddha.
Interstellar Moscow: the best places for space lovers
RBTH compiled a list of the most attractive locations in Moscow for those who are in love with galaxies, constellations and deep space
The best winter package tours to Russia
Five destinations that will make you fall in love with the Russian winter
New Year in the Far North: Salekhard, Labytnangi and Khanty-Mansiysk
Have you ever dreamed of celebrating New Year’s Day in the Arctic Circle, isolated from mankind and surrounded by the nomadic peoples of the North? If so, you’re in luck.
What to see in the Metro, Moscow’s cheapest and most incredible museum
A luxury underground made of marble and granite, the Moscow Metro is not just a means of public transport, but a special place full of impressive artworks dating to the epoch of socialist realism. RBTH has mapped out its own route along Moscow’s most interesting Metro stations.
Moscow by tram: see the city from a different point of view
Travelling around the city by tram is a great way to explore Moscow and is ideal for urban adventurers and amateur geographers. RBTH presents the three best tramways in Moscow’s city center.