Traveling from Australia (or New Zealand) to Moscow can cost about AUD$ 1500. In this post, I explain the different options available for flying from Australia to Russia, as well as provide advice in order to find the most economical flight. 1. Introduction The increase in tourism and trade relations between Australia and Russia has led to an increasing number of airlines offering
2. Transport: How to get to Russia and how to get around the country
In this section of the blog I answer questions about transport in Russia, both to get to the country and to move around the interior: how to find the cheapest flights to Moscow and St. Petersburg, how to book trains, how to go from the airport to the center of Moscow or St. Petersburg, how to use the Metro, how to go from Moscow to St. Petersburg or vice versa, how to book a taxi online or how to rent a car in Russia.
Taxi service is a bit different in Russia, given the large number of “pirate” taxi drivers that exist in the country. In this entry I explain how to catch a taxi in large Russian cities like Moscow or Saint Petersburg and provide recommendations on how to do it and how not to. Introduction On trips through the center of large cities like Moscow or Saint Petersburg, the option that I prefer
In this tutorial, I explain how you can shop online, without the middle-man, and purchase your own train tickets to travel in Russia through the official website of Russian Railways RZD, the state-owned Russian rail transport company. In recent years, private intermediary companies have proliferated online, offering tickets for rail travel in Russia, from Moscow to St. Petersburg, Siberian,