Wine tourism in Russia: A look at the country through a glass of wine
Enotourism (or wine tourism) in Russia can be an interesting and affordable experience, despite the fact that our land is not known as a traditional “wine destination.” RBTH has consulted with an expert to help prepare a guide to southern Russia’s wine country.
Food fit for a Kaiser: Eat your way around Europe in Kaliningrad
Thanks to its proximity to Europe and 700 years of German history, the city once known as Königsberg is developing its own idiosyncratic cuisine. RBTH explores the city’s dining scene to see how it is returning to its roots and breaking new culinary horizons.
Hardcore holidays: Adventure travel for the macho in Russia’s great outdoors
Try repeating Vladimir Putin’s most infamous PR stunts – shirts optional
Post Olympic sport options for tourists in Sochi
State-of-the-art infrastructure along with an excellent climate has powered Sochi’s rebirth. The 2014 Olympic Games has motivated local residents to go to gyms, jog, ski, and power walk. Sports tourism is now one of the city’s fastest growing industries.
Best travel apps to enrich your visit to Russia
It is impossible not to have a mobile device now — so why not to use it in full? RBTH has chosen the best apps to help you while travelling to Russia.
The sweetest spots for a lakeside escape in Russia
The world’s biggest country has much more to offer travelers than just Lake Baikal: over 2.5 million beautiful blue lakes cover Russia’s vast territory. We’ve picked the most alluring bodies of water across various regions for different types of leisure.
Literary Crimea: In the footsteps of Russia’s most famous writers
We have visited the most popular destinations where Russian textual masters enjoyed the sun, the sea and the mountains. Here are three Crimean attractions where literary energy still runs thick through the air.
My Town: Anna's Yaroslavl
In our new series, My Town, ordinary Russians introduce you to their cities and tell you what makes them unique. What is it about your town that you can find nowhere else?
Pampered and cuddled: Sochi Olympic strays resettled all around the world
Sochi hosted the Winter Olympics in 2014 and is now a popular tourist destination. One souvenir you can bring home is a new dog thanks to the efforts of PovoDOG. This shelter helps new owners prepare their dogs for journeys abroad.
Letters from the world's end: Eleanor Pray and her love story with Vladivostok
The letters of the North American Eleanor L. Pray, who lived in Vladivostok in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, is now a bestseller in Russia's Far East.