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Russia

Russia travel information, including maps of Russia, food, drink and where to stay in Russia plus the best time to travel in Russia

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Snowmobiling in north-west Russia

Jeremy Head learns how to snowmobile with the locals in Russia's far north-west

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Wolves and vodka in Russia

The way to the heart of rural Russia? With a shot (or five) of vodka, of course...

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The Wanderlust guide to the best of Russia

It’s big. It’s intimidating. And the writing is tricky to understand. Here’s your guide to one of the most fascinating countries on earth: Russia

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Exploring Russia's federal republics

Within the vastness of Russia sits 22 tiny federal republics, enclaves where minority peoples – from meadow redheads to Europe’s last pagans – cling to their traditions. But with what success?

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A fiery tour of Russia's Kamchatka peninsula

Volcanoes, bears, military choppers and Bond-style scientists combine in Russia's dramatic far east

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8 top tips for working in Russia

Author Thom Wheeler drove across Russia in a rusty old VW camper van in search of employment. Here he gives travellers tips on how to work in the former Soviet Union

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5 things you didn't know about Russia's Eurovision grannies

Shamans, AK-47s and pies that aren't really pies. We lift the lid on Urdmurtia, Russia's strangest region and home of the Buranovskiye Babushki

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Wanderlust travel health update: Colombia, Honduras, Russia and more

Weekly round-up of the world's travel health news from Nomad including dengue fever in Colombia, leishmaniasis in Honduras and measles in Russia

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Russia's top 5 hidden wonders by Simon Reeve

From the icy volcanoes of Kamchatka to tightrope walkers in the mountains of Dagestan, telly traveller Simon Reeve shares his hidden highlights of Russia

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The Cauldron, Kamchatka, Russia: Story behind the photo

In the latest Wanderlust magazine we feature an incredible photograph of Plosky Tolbachik volcano erupting in Kamchatka, Russia. Here's the story behind the photo

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Simon Reeve: “Russia is home to life-changing adventures”

We speak to TV traveller Simon Reeve ahead of his latest adventure, travelling east-west across Russia, where he discovers wild landscapes and escapes the clutches of the secret police...

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A winter's tale in Karelia, Russia

With its wooden churches, frozen lakes and spirit beliefs, Karelia feels like a land from a children’s story – apart from the snowmobiles. We plough away from St Petersburg into the Russian north-west

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Go now! Sochi, Russia

Though the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics may have come to an end, there's much more to Sochi than winter sports. For hikes, historic sites and spa breaks, now is the time to go

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To Russia with love: 7 Russian adventures you’ll want to book now

Staging the World Cup has revealed a side of Russia that canny travellers have known about for years – a beautiful country full of fascinating history, stunning landscapes and hospitable people

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Trans-Siberian: From Russia with love

No other train holds the same allure as the Trans-Siberian. Bryn Thomas prepares you for the ride of your life

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Altai, Russia: Where worlds collide

Four vast nations meet, spacecraft fall from the sky and Buddhism and shamanism mingle: welcome to Central Asia’s Altai mountains

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Reader's story: A train to Karelia, Russia

Calamari, cognac and conversation: Wanderlust reader Luke Darracott reflects on his overland adventures through northern Europe

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Polar expert Sara Wheeler's new adventure: "Russia is very lovable, despite it all"

Having explored Russia in the footsteps of its 'golden age' writers for her new book, author Sara Wheeler talks Trans-Siberian glories, Putin propaganda and George Best's wandering eye...

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12 of the world’s most incredible river cruises, including Vietnam, Brazil and Russia...

River cruises can give you a fresh perspective on familiar places and help ford hard-to-reach destinations. Here are 12 trips that will definitely float your boat, from India to Canada…

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The World According to Thom Wheeler

The man who drove a VW Kombi across Russia gives us his take on the world of travel

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A crash course in Russian weirdness

Our blogger of the week, Steven Neish, goes to Syktyvkar in Russia to teach English and discovers they do things a little differently

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The restaurant at the end of the Trans-Manchurian Express

Matthew Woodward goes in search of a decent red to toast his last meal in Russia. Next stop: China.

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Georgia: where worlds collide

Georgia shares a patron saint with England, a favourite son with Russia and a language with absolutely no one. Walk the line on your own Georgian adventure

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5 super-cheap things to do in St Petersburg

Meraid Griffin discovers that a visit to Russia's cultural capital doesn't need to cost the earth. Here are five tips to make your roubles go further

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The World According to Martyn Andrews

TV presenter from Liverpool has visited over 550 cities and towns. And played on Tchaikovsky’s childhood piano in Central Russia.

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Earning your stripes

Russia's Siberian Tiger is slowly recovering from near-extinction, thanks to the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation. Mark Carwardine finds out more

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Da! Da! Da! 7 unique Russian adventures you’ll want to book right now

A vast country that stretches from Europe to the Far East, Russia has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for culture, wildlife or an epic rail journey, Russia offers it all

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The ultimate Wanderlust guide to St Petersburg's White Nights

All you need to know about St Petersburg's 'White Nights' in Russia, including what it is, when it is, and what you can expect from the festival...

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10 itinerary ideas for incredible Arctic adventures

A trip to the planet's tips remain at the top of most travellers' wishlists. Grab your base layers and head north to discover spectacular Arctic wonders across Greenland, Norway, Russia and more...

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