There are several ways to book a restaurant in advance in Moscow, St. Petersburg or other Russian capitals: you can contact them by phone, do it online via the restaurant website reservation form or use a restaurant reservation center site. As in other parts of the world, in Moscow, St. Petersburg or other Russian capitals, it is possible to book a restaurant for lunch or dinner in advance
In this article I tell you my experience sending money to Russia using different methods: bank transfer, Western Union, PayPal and TransferWise. You will see how the price differences between one method or another are very noticeable. On several occasions I have had to send small amounts of money to relatives to Russia or Georgia. Sending money abroad always means paying commissions, and if
The list of souvenirs that you can buy in Russia is varied: you have wooden souvenirs (for example, matryoshkas), clothes (the shawl, the russian cap or ushanka, hockey jerseys or clothes and Soviet accessories), metal utensils (such as the Samovar), semiprecious stones (such as amber or malachite), porcelain (Gzhel) or food products (caviar, vodka or zefir). If you are traveling to Russia, you
If you are planning a trip to Russia, you will surely be wondering when the best time to go is. And not only that, but also which clothes to wear. In this article I will try to clear all your doubts. Russia is the largest country in the world, and its geographical extension covers polar areas in the north to subtropical areas in the south. In this article I will focus mainly on Central and
A few years ago, traveling to Russia was quite expensive, especially to big cities like Moscow or St. Petersburg. However, after the strong devaluation of the ruble, traveling to Russia has become quite affordable for foreign tourists. If you compare the prices of big capitals like New York, London, Paris or Sydney, in Moscow the prices are much more affordable. That image of Moscow as one of the
In this article I have tried to gather the most important aspects in regards to safety, health, money, customs regulations and rules of behavior when traveling to Russia. In general, Russia is a safe country, especially if you're traveling as a tourist to big cities like Moscow or St. Petersburg, or you're going to do the Trans-Siberian route. INDEX 1. SAFETY 1.1.
This article tries to answer a frequent question that confronts all those who have traveled to Russia: Where is it better to change dollars for rubles? In the airport? At your bank? In a bank in Russia? In an ATM in Russia? Making your purchases on your credit card? Is it better to change your money before you travel or is it better to do it in Russia? I will answer all of these
Buying a Russian SIM card to connect to mobile Internet or to make calls in or from Russia is very economical. You just have to go to one of the many Russian mobile stores and present your passport. If you are spending a stay in Russia, surely you’re set to buy a Russian mobile phone SIM card to get internet connection anywhere and make cheap calls. If you use your mobile phone line in