Guide to Visit Samara for Foreign Solo Travelers

Samara (from 1935 to 1991 called Kuibyshev) is a city in the Middle Volga region of Russia, the center of the Volga economic region and the Samara region that forms the urban district of Samara. It is also dubbed as the city of labor and military glory in 2016. The population is 1,156,644 people according […]

Pskov; the City Behind Five Walls

Pskov is a city (since 903) in the north-west of Russia. It is the administrative center of the Pskov region and a city of regional subordination. Located on the Great River at its confluence with the Pskov River, the city is one of the oldest cities in Russia. Until the beginning of the 18th century, […]

The Unique Facts about Petrozavodsk You Should Know

Petrozavodsk is a city in northwestern Russia, the capital of Karelia and the administrative center of the Prionezhsky district, located on the shores of the Petrozavodsk Bay of Lake Onega. Here are some of the city’s unique facts worth knowing whether you plan to pay it a visit or just for the sake of knowledge. […]

Omsk; One of the Witnesses of Russia’s Journey in the Past

Omsk is one of the largest cities in Russia, located at the confluence of the Irtysh and Omi rivers, a large scientific, cultural, sports and industrial center. It is also known as the City of Labor Glory. Omsk is the million-plus city with 1,164,815 people according to the 2019 census. The data makes it the […]

Travelling and Expanding the Knowledge in Barnaul

Are you interested in spending your holiday in Russia? Perhaps you should consider travelling and expanding the knowledge in Barnaul. But what is the deal with the so-called Barnaul? We are about to find out.  Barnaul was established in 1730. Akinfiy Demivov, a mining industrial facility proprietor, took fancy of the position where the Barnaulka joins the Ob’ since he […]

Magical History of Kostroma, a City Founded by Yuri Dolgoruky

Kostroma is an ancient city in Russia with a very rich historical background. It is the administrative center of the Kostroma region, a large port on the Volga. Kostroma is located 301 km northeast of Moscow, on the Kostroma Lowland, on both banks of the Volga and the old estuary of the Kostroma River. The […]

6 Reasons Why Ivanovo is called The City of Brides

City of Brides is a widespread unofficial name for the city of Ivanovo in Russia. It is used in colloquial speech, in the press, on the Internet. It is mainly distributed among residents of other cities of Russia. It is a registered trademark of a large Ivanovo food company, and is also used as a […]