Russia

Russian in May (Part 2): Yekaterinburg, the heart of the Urals

Russian in May (Part 2): Yekaterinburg, the heart of the Urals

[Wanderlust Tips July 2019] Located on the continental border between Europe and Asia, Yekaterinburg city surprises visitors with its impressive industrial development and historical and cultural imprints, oozing from every building and street corner.   Our group visited Yekaterinburg (or Ekaterinburg) – one of the largest financial and economic cities in Russia on dazzlingly sunny […]

Russia in May: The secluded land named Kaliningrad

Russia in May: The secluded land named Kaliningrad

[Wanderlust Tips June 2019] Kaliningrad oblast not only holds a pivotal position as Russia’s outpost but also impresses tourists with its precious heritage, magnificent natural landscape, and most notably, as the homeland of amber with nearly 90 per cent of world’s amber resources being found here. TODAY’ S KALININGRAD Back in time, before World War […]