Coleridge declares that a man cannot have a good conscience who refuses apple dumplings, and I confess that I am of the same opinion. - Charles Lamb

If only we'd stop trying to be happy, we could have a pretty good time. - Edith Wharton

Before you leave, here are some resources you should investigate! They will give you information that is helpful to planning your trip to the Newly Independent States.


  • About St. Petersburg and Russia *

    For those planning to visit St. Petersburg, this page will assist you in finding the answers to your travel questions.

  • Centers for Disease Control Traveler's Information Page *

    Provided by the Medical College of Wisconsin International Travelers Clinic. Provides comprehensive health care information for travelers planning trips abroad.

  • Lonely Planet - Destination Russia *

    A traveler to Russia should first consult this great site full of information provided by the Lonely Planet.

  • New Independent States' Embassies

    Get the addresses, phone and fax numbers (email too, if applicable) of the embassies located in Washington, DC and New York City.

  • New Independent States' Embassies *

    Get the addresses, phone and fax numbers (email addresses too, if applicable) of the located in Washington, DC and New York City.

  • Non-Immigrant Visa Application Procedures *

    The U.S. Embassy in Moscow has updated it's informational handout about non-imigrant visa application procedures. This document gives detailed facts about everything anybody would need to know in order to apply for this type of visa.

  • The Electronic Embassy *

    The program has been established to link the staffs and resources of the Washington, D.C. embassy community to their constituencies in business and industry, education, the press and government. Resources include basic information on all the embassies in DC, cultural information, education, commerce and trade, travel, local sites, employment and consulate information.

  • The Fresh Guide to St. Petersburg *

    A must for those planning travel to Russia, this site includes information on culture, language, history, accomodations, health, finances, entertainment, shopping, transportation plus many more useful tips to ensure an unforgettable, well-planned trip. Russia-On-Line hosts this extensive site for the tourist - written with a humorous twist that makes it enjoyable site to visit.

  • The Russian Consulate General in Seattle *

    Provides information on business, tourist and visitor visa applications. Also provided are the addresses of other Russian Consulates and Embassies in North America.

  • Travel Books

    Get a listing of resources for travel books about countries in the former Soviet Union (plus the US and the rest of the world).

  • Travel Tips for Business Travelers to Russia *

    A "must read" if you are planning a business (or pleasure) trip soon. This informative document includes information on formalities, restaurants, hotels, getting around the cities plus much more. This document is a part of the Russian Business and Trade Connections business publication.

  • Traveling Health Information *

    Provided by the Medical College of Wisconsin International Travelers Clinic. Provides comprehensive health care information for travelers planning trips abroad.

  • Travellers Yellow Pages *

    Loads of information and resources for those in or planning to visit the Moscow/St. Petersburg regions. Phone and fax numbers, addresses, local maps and plans and travelling tips are what make this site invaluable!

  • US State Department - Bureau of Consular Affairs *

    A number of services are peformed by this bureau including providing information for Americans traveling overseas including Russia. This site contains travel warnings, a listing of U.S. and foreign embassies, foreign adoption information and much more. A visit to this entire site is recommended before traveling.

  • US State Department's Travel Warnings and Consular Information Sheets *

    St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, USA maintains the electronic mailing list for the U.S. State Department "Travel Warnings and Consular Information Sheets".

  • World Health Organization *

    Dedicated to international healthcare issues and their promotion.

  • Please let us know of additional resources!


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