TOP CITIES IN RUSSIA
2. St. Petersburg
16. Nizhniy Novgorod
Travel RussiaWhenever you travel to a country, it is important to avoid the tourist traps and get to know the locals. Get useful and important tips you should know before traveling to Russia to make the most of your vacation.
Impressions of Russia
Created in the 12th century, Russia was originally a much smaller country. Known as Muscovy, the country was formed in the golden ring area surrounding present day Moscow. After being dominated by the Mongols for a few hundred years, the country began to slow start conquering lands and expanding.
Russian cuisine, like Chinese and US and European regional cuisine, is in reality a cornucopia of styles and recipes, with a dish in Chechnya bearing little resemblance to the same dish in Leningrad.
Fly Fishing in Russia
After a 45 minute walk, we came upon a slow moving creek that looked like something you would find in Wyoming. Trees towered over us and cast shadows across the water. Shallow pools of water formed along the bank and I could've sworn I saw more than a few of our slippery friends.