Where to find the winter sun in Russia: Seasonal guide to Vladivostok
A luxurious casino, an ice marathon and other amazing things you can do in this Pacific coastal city during winter.
Baikal Ice Marathon: An extreme encounter with world’s deepest lake
Race 42 kilometers across the planet's largest freshwater lake.
Legends of the tundra: Life among Sami reindeer herders
Indigenous Sami people are developing ethno-tourism in a recreated village in Russia's Far North.
12 reasons to visit Russia: One for each month of the year
RBTH will help you plan your Russian journey, no matter when you want to go.
There's more to it than just winter: Russia's 4 hottest cities
While cold might be the first word that comes to mind when thinking of Russia, a number of its cities barely see snow in winter. In our guide to its hottest cities learn where women wear fur coats in 50°F, you can find yellow watermelons and have a mountaintop cognac.
The icy kiss of the North: A few tips on exploring Northern Siberia
To the average traveler, Norilsk, Dudinka, Igarka, Oymyakon and other northern Russian cities seem too remote, unwelcoming and cold. As a matter of fact, these locations present a great opportunity to meet the non-touristy, authentic Siberia face-to-face.
Saint Petersburg for two: 5 romantic spots and events
RBTH provides tips for spending a romantic and original St. Valentine’s Day in Russia’s Northern capital.
Moscow’s 5 most interesting mobile apps for tourists
Foreign travelers can now get to know Moscow better thanks to some new mobile apps for those that love museums, architecture and even making random new friends in the metro.
BAM! How to get the most out of a journey on Siberia’s other railroad
RBTH Travel has collected interesting tidbits about the Baikal-Amur Railroad (BAM) that will liven up your Trans-Siberian journey, as well as a reading list to enhance your adventures.
More than just food flat lays: Moscow’s restaurants with snap-worthy interiors
Travelers love taking snaps of pieces of art they see on their plates but more and more of us are taking pictures and selfies of the cool interiors where we enjoy our meals. Here are Moscow’s coolest restaurants that are a feast not only for your stomachs but also your Instagram feeds!