In his new book, STEPHAN ORTH—traveller, author, couchsurfer extraordinaire—explores the enigma that is Russia. For almost 10,000 kilometres, he crisscrosses the largest country on the map by land mass—from M...
I Say Potato, You Say Putin-oh! The risk of speaking a little Russian when that’s about all you know
A longtime traveller recalls that time in St. Petersburg, Russia, when a little local knowledge could be a dangerous thing.
From Moscow to St. Petersburg, Russia, on board the MS Nickolay Chernyshevskiy, from a company that specializes in group tours for women only This special Russian Waterways cruise offers a unique opportunity t...
When Canada marked its 150th anniversary, the entire country celebrated. When Russia passed its revolutionary centennial, hardly anyone blinked an eye.
Russia intimidates some travellers, but it's filled with friendly people, hearty meals and beautifully empty landscapes—the perfect inspiration for daring hitchhikers.
Plus: Russian bears raising money for a good cause (in a morally ambiguous way), and Canada wants to hear your worst airline horror story.