10 of the most beautiful places to visit in Russia

Belonging to both Europe and Asia, the world’s largest nation is synonymous with onion-domed fairly-tale esque structures, epic train journeys, vast expanses of wilderness, controversial politicians, long harsh winters and vodka fuelled nights. It has long held a fascination with many a curious traveller and for those who do visit will find a country filled with culturally powerful cities, idyllic countryside, artistic riches and plenty of welcoming people. In such a huge country its hard to know where to start, but our guest blogger Daniil Timin – a Russian native – choses 10 of his favourite beautiful places to visit…

St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is a city with a long and eventful history. In 1611, the town was born under the name Nyens and steadily grew in size and prestige. As regimes rose and fell around the great city, it was renamed again and again until it arrived at its

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