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How Go Russia responds to Covid-19 How Go Russia responds to Covid-19
26 May 2020
Moscow River As many of you are concerned with future travel plans, we would like to give you some update on our response to those unprecedented times and how we deal with the situation. We would also l...

Victory Day 2020 – a very different kind of occasion Victory Day 2020 – a very different kind of occasion
18 May 2020
This years Victory Parade was a very different kind of occasion, impacted by the spread of the coronavirus that has brought not only Russia but the entire planet to lockdown. This massive parade, an annual ev...

Are you prepared for the 75th anniversary of Victory Day? Are you prepared for the 75th anniversary of Victory Day?
12 February 2020
This year, on May 9th, its the 75th anniversary of Victory Day and a very important holiday in Russia. To understand why, you need to know that this is the day Russia marks VE Day. Its celebrated elsewhere i...

Euro 2020 Euro 2020
07 February 2020
Following the success of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, football returns to Russia this year as St Petersburg co-hosts the UEFA Euro 2020 tournament. In fact, no fewer than 12 cities have been selected for the honou...

Discover the Pavlovsk Palace in St. Petersburg Discover the Pavlovsk Palace in St. Petersburg
30 January 2020
Have you ever watched a design or home improvement programme on TV and thought that sometimes, the homeowner doesnt quite get the say that they should in whats being done to their own property? Worse, have y...

Did you know Christmas celebrations in Russia take place in January? Did you know Christmas celebrations in Russia take place in January?
06 January 2020
The Christmas decorations were all packed away weeks ago here in the UK, but Russias  just finished clearing up after its Christmas celebrations.  In Russia, those following the OrthodoŸ...

Why not visit the Tolstoy Estate Museum? Why not visit the Tolstoy Estate Museum?
05 November 2019
Leo Tolstoy was one of Russias great writers, the creator of epic works such as War and Peace and Anna Karenina. Snubbed by the Nobel committee despite multiple nominations for the Literature Prize, history h...

Have you been to Muzeon Park? Have you been to Muzeon Park?
10 October 2019
Its been almost three decades since the break-up of the Soviet Union, yet our fascination with it shows no sign of going into that same terminal decline. And one way that manifests itself is by visiting the p...

It’ll soon be Moscow day! It’ll soon be Moscow day!
03 September 2019
Moscow will celebrate its 872nd birthday over the first full weekend in September. Its fitting that therell be a big bash as the city itself kicked off after a party. Then, the host was Prince Yuri Dolkgoruk...

Have you visited the Arkhangelskoye Estate near Moscow? Have you visited the Arkhangelskoye Estate near Moscow?
02 August 2019
St Petersburg is well known for its palaces and museums, but youll find an estate just as beautiful and historic on the outskirts of Moscow. This architectural compleŸ is called the Arkhangelskoye Estate...

What you need to know about the VDNKh Park in Moscow What you need to know about the VDNKh Park in Moscow
04 July 2019
Constructed in 1939, VDNKh aimed to showcase the finest aspects of the socialist era, its economy and its lifestyle. Originally, the VDNKh opened as the EŸhibition of Achievements of the National Economy....

Seven ways to enjoy Russia’s Karelia region Seven ways to enjoy Russia’s Karelia region
14 June 2019
Karelia, tucked up against the Finnish border in Russias far north west, does things a little differently. Located beside the White Sea and Lapland, this year-round destination is a delight for nature lovers ...

Why not book a Volga river cruise to mark Volga Day? Why not book a Volga river cruise to mark Volga Day?
14 May 2019
May 20th is Volga Day in Russia. You might think it a little odd that a river has its own commemorative day, but that pales in comparison to some of the more bonkers holidays that the month throws up: No Pants...

It’s Victory Day in Russia this May It’s Victory Day in Russia this May
29 April 2019
Russia commemorates Victory Day on May 9th. Its an important date on the calendar, marking the day when Russians got their country back after defeating Nazi Germany in World War Two. If youre wondering why R...

The White Nights festival in St. Petersburg The White Nights festival in St. Petersburg
24 April 2019
Culture vultures with a penchant for staying up late: this ones for you. In midsummer, on account of its latitude, St Petersburg becomes the city of the white nights. The sun sets late into the evening and da...

Visit to a Dacha – a Family Countryside House in Russia Visit to a Dacha – a Family Countryside House in Russia
01 April 2019
What is a dacha in Russia? A dacha is a typical seasonal & quite often a year-round second home of a Russian family, located in the suburbs of lager cities. It includes a house (a cottage) and some land. Pr...

It’s International Women’s Day – how will you mark the occasion? It’s International Women’s Day – how will you mark the occasion?
07 March 2019
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Don’t be daunted – travelling through Russia is easier than you think! Don’t be daunted – travelling through Russia is easier than you think!
12 February 2019
Im a keen solo traveller but the first time I visited Russia Ill admit I was daunted. My plan was to cross the country on an epic Trans-Siberian adventure, but I was worried about the language barrier and abo...

A Short Video about Travelling with Go Russia A Short Video about Travelling with Go Russia
12 February 2019
Here at Just Go Russia we sent a film crew to follow one of our most popular tours. This short video gives an idea of how Go Russia tours are designed and run: from the moment, the tourists are met at the in...

Enjoy a Troika Ride in Russia Enjoy a Troika Ride in Russia
25 January 2019
What is Troika? It is a traditional Russian harness driving structure, using three horses, usually pulling a sleigh. Come to Russia in winter and enjoy those unforgettable moments of driving a troika. ...

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