The Trans-Siberian and the Trans-Mongolian are names that are instantly recognisable to many travellers.
Movies filmed in Russia can be strangely difficult to find.
Six of the best St Petersburg wonders.
A stay here provides a glorious overview of the power, glory and magnificence of Russia.
Stalin's "People's Palaces" are a unique highlight on a Russian tour and river cruise.
Russia has always been a fascinating place to visit, and never more so than now.
Plucky space dogs Strelka and Belka and Yuri Gagarin's space suit are just two displays at this amazing museum.
The largest country in the world has a lot to offer the intrepid traveller. Start with the unparalleled candy coloured spires of Moscow and the surrounding Red Square. Diverse landscapes, strange old resort towns and the most desolate place on earth, Siberia, beg to be explored. Don't miss sweating it out in a public banya (steam bath), sailing across Lake Baikal, or a trip to the ballet.