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
5. Practical information for traveling to Russia
In this section you will find practical information to organize your trip: currency exchange (rubles), telephone and Internet, weather, safety and health, Russian products, Russian culture, etc.
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. INTRODUCTION This article tries to