Notes, Travelogoues, Travel Tips
- So, we want to visit ...
Could you give us some advice? and other
travel-related questions. You can find useful
Do's and Dont's in Russia provided by
Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London.
Several illustrated travelogues and travel tips for those who is going
St.Petersburg in real life are collected on the separate pages.
Travel information report: Russia is provided by the Canadian Department
of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Française version). CANADEXPORT ON-LINE surveys
market trends in Russia (April 29, 1996). Canadians can benefit from the
Canada Direct long-distance
telecommunication services. In Moscow, travellers can telephone home
and place other long distance overseas calls at low Canadian rates even
- The interesting collection of 15 e-mail messages from Moscow written by
Berlin in March - May, 1995 (comments: email@example.com). He said
about his Moscow Journal archive:"I hope the articles
are helpful for more than tourism, and can also shed some light on
social attitudes toward political, economic and cultural developments
in Russia during the time that I was there".
William Heusmann's well-illustrated diary. He writes at the beginning:
"For three weeks in May , I experienced Russian language,
culture, history, and everyday life as few tourists ever do.
This site will attempt to convey my impressions of the former
Soviet Union at this time of great change and uncertainty.
While no expert in Russian affairs, I trust these personal experiences
may convey some of the essence of this great land."
He provides detailed impressions and excellent photos from
a three-week university study tour to St. Petersburg, Minsk, Moscow.
All images copyright © 1996 Bill Heusmann (Des Moines, Iowa, USA).
Send comments to:
- Keith West's illustrated travelogue
Across Russia on the
Trans-Siberian Railroad contains detailed diary and
travel tips. Send comments to Keith West: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deb and Nate Lipsen's illustrated description of their
"Siberian Experience" in 1995 and their trip to Moscow & St.Petersburg
in 1996. Their travelogue features
Irkutsk (August 5), a Siberian city near the lake Baikal,
Listvyanka (August 6-8), a village on the West shore of the Lake
Ulan-Ude (August 9-12), a city in the East of Siberia, a capital
of Buryat Republic, and finally,
St.Petersburg (August 13-17). © Copyright 1995 Nathan Lipsen.
Email for contacts: email@example.com
- Jonathan Bone, a PhD candidate at the University of Chicago,
was a 1994-1995 IREX scholar in Vladivostok. His illustrated
notes are entitled
"Hidden Treasures in the Russian Far East".
He shares by his experience and describes access and conditions
at libraries and archives
- Notes from
Nizhny Novgorod (summer 1994) by Michael Reardon
Steven Grimm's illustrated travelogue (1993). Comments:
- The collection of travelogoues is provided by
Rec.Travel Library -- Europe.Russia
Doing Business in Russia: three Americans discuss their
experiences doing business in Russia (audio).
- A couple of business travel guides:
- Russian Banks.
The Directory of Banking & Financial Institutions in Russia
(published in March 1996). The third edition of that Directory
contains information on 1,985 banks in Russia and includes
map of regions as well as the
list of Russian banks
grouped by region. Copyright © InterContinental Press, March 1996.
Send comments to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- You can look at the
Sheremetyevo-2, main international airport in Moscow, its arrivals hall
and departures hall. Aeroflot uses 2 main careers:
TU-154 and IL-86
- Collection of travel profiles and tips is collected by on
- A virtual guide for tourists going to visit Russia
is provided by
- The Ken Thompson
account of the trip to
Zhukovski and his fly on a MiG fighter
(comments: email@example.com ).
- Foreign Languages
for Travelers will help you to learn some Russian phrases
useful for your trip. That site has been created and maintained
by Michael C. Martin and by travlang, copyright
© 1995. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- EARTHWATCH server invites you to
Wood-Goblins of Old Russia (note that team dates and other
project logistics are subject to change). If you wish to visit
Central Russia in the summer 1996, you can join
researchers from the Russian Academy of Sciences and help them
document age-old customs and rituals from the "well" of folklore
tradition in Smolenskaya, Kaluzhskaya and Bryanskaya provinces
(200-700 km to the south-west from Moscow). This information is
submitted by Louise Brooks (email@example.com)
You can get traveling tips
If you know a hyper-link to an interesting relevant server which is
not mentioned here, please inform !
If you are need more information, then return to
Impressions of Russia and the Former USSR.
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