Combining Russian travel by rail and water is now on the cards with the first cruise from Moscow to Kazan, the World Heritage city 600 kilometres east of the capital.
Louise Goldsbury is bowled over by the charms of the Baltic.
Cruise lines are recognising the value of longer stays in port, writes Louise Goldsbury.
There's more to Europe than Paris and Prague as Ute Junker discovers with these oft-forgotten treasures.
Wherever Kamahl goes, there's a good cuppa nearby.
The American whisteblower could use some tips on wasting time in airports.
If you've questioned that old saying about the best things in life, The Tripologist Michael Gebicki has proof that it's actually, well, on the money.
P&O and Viking River Cruises are building new ships and that means more choice for passengers.
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.