When you need a day off from the sheer scale and pace of Moscow, you know it’s time for a day trip. There are a few excellent choices on hand, but one of most unusual (and easiest to reach) is the beautiful city of Сергиев Посад (Sergiev Posad). As you enter the town, you’ll probably ...
Located just outside St Petersburg is Vyborg: a little town with a lot to offer! You can get to Vyborg by electrichka or train: the electrichka is just 120 roubles each way for students, but the train is quicker although more expensive. The electrichka takes just over two hours but it’s worth the journey! It ...