Russia

Russia Travel Guide

Articles about Russia

By Erika Owen
Lake Baikal, located in Russia's Southern Siberia, is a lot of things: the largest freshwater lake by volume, the deepest, and the clearest in the world. While the first two distinctions are easy to visualize, the third is is most believable once ...
By Tony Perrottet
%ad1 rr At times, Moscow has the air of a Cold War film set. Red Square can go into lockdown for reasons unknown, fenced off by stony-faced guards. Helicopters hover menacingly over the Kremlin's medieval walls and the florid onion domes of Sai...
By Tony Perrottet
%ad1 rr At times, Moscow has the air of a Cold War film set. Red Square can go into lockdown for reasons unknown, fenced off by stony-faced guards. Helicopters hover menacingly over the Kremlin's medieval walls and the florid onion domes of Sai...
By Tony Perrottet
%ad1 rr At times, Moscow has the air of a Cold War film set. Red Square can go into lockdown for reasons unknown, fenced off by stony-faced guards. Helicopters hover menacingly over the Kremlin's medieval walls and the florid onion domes of Sai...
By Tony Perrottet
%ad1 rr At times, Moscow has the air of a Cold War film set. Red Square can go into lockdown for reasons unknown, fenced off by stony-faced guards. Helicopters hover menacingly over the Kremlin's medieval walls and the florid onion domes of Sai...
By Tony Perrottet
%ad1 rr At times, Moscow has the air of a Cold War film set. Red Square can go into lockdown for reasons unknown, fenced off by stony-faced guards. Helicopters hover menacingly over the Kremlin's medieval walls and the florid onion domes of Sai...

Hotels in Russia

Elegant interiors (parquet floors; white marble bathrooms), opposite St. Isaac’s Cathedral and within walking distance of the Russian Museum. 

Room to Book: Request a room looking out on St. Isaac's Cathedral.

Doubles From $1,050.

Things to do in Russia

The hand-stitched cotton dresses with elaborate embroidery have a distinct air of yesteryear, and the designer displays her garments like museum objects.