Getting through customs was not a problem, even for someone who looks Southern European (I had been warned I may have some trouble). […]
The first step of obtaining a a Visa is to get an invite from a Hostel or Tour Company.
We made a reservation with Friday Hostel in Moscow and they were able to send us through an invite at 14euro per person. […]
I recently traveled to Russia and noted down every ruble I spent, I compiled it into a spreadsheet and found out the total over the course of 7 days.
Using the google docs spreadsheet below, you can clearly see how much money a Russian Trip costs… through the eyes, or rather, wallet, of a tourist at least. […]
During my stay in Russia I was warned against using taxis; specifically the gypsy taxis.
Stepping outside of the Airport we were surrounded by cabbies asking us in broken English where we were going and if we wanted a taxi, it was relentless. We found a better way for getting from Domededovo Airport to Red Square […]