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There are 14 item(s) tagged with the keyword "tourism".

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1. Another One Bites the Dust

Yeliseyevsky Food Emporium in Moscow closes its doors after 120 years selling groceries in a completely incongruent physical space.

Tags: groceries, food, st. petersburg, Moscow, tourism, closure, yeliseyevsky
2. Moskvarium: Making a Splash at VDNKh

One of the newest VDNKh pavilions is Russia's most dramatic oceanarium, embracing captive orcas even as other countries begin to abandon the practice.

Tags: orca, killer whale, VDNKh, tourism, animals, aquarium, Moskvarium
3. Kamchatka or Bust

Some of Russia's less-traveled regions are hoping to grow a booming ecotourism sector.

Tags: environment, tourism, Russian Far East, Kamchatka
4. Social Distancing – Cave Style

A pair of Russian tourists were found holed up in a cave in Thailand.

Tags: tourism, coronavirus
5. A Tour to Avoid

On the dangers of booking one's travel through a debt-strapped agency.

Tags: fraud, tourism
6. "Yo" is for Yolka

Pie not in the sky, vampires against anti-vaxxers, cooks for cats… not to mention self-improvement in advance of the New Year

Tags: cat, health, pilot, putin, vampires, recycling, tourism, school, Moscow, alcohol, trees, New Year, holidays, russian language
7. (Don't!) Touch for Good Luck

Urban legends and superstitions made some sculptures in Moscow and St. Petersburg too famous for their own good, and some culture officials have had enough.

Tags: history, culture, art, st. petersburg, tourism
8. Drop by St. Petes on a New Free E-visa

Travelers hailing from 53 countries can now enter St. Petersburg on a hassle-free (and FREE) electronic visa. Dobro pozhalovat!

Tags: tourism, st. petersburg, visas, travel
9. A Good Time to Visit Pskov

Sleepy Pskov has everything a historic Russian town ever needed: a winding river, a kremlin, and whitewashed churches – all of which have finally received global recognition from UNESCO.

Tags: tourism, architecture, churches, pskov
10. Pushkin Was Here (Perhaps)

“Pushkin is our everything,” Russians like to say. And sometimes it seems like he was everywhere.

Tags: tourism, cities, travel, pushkin

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