I will be going to Dubna for five weeks this summer and was wondering how safe it is as a whole. I am looking to do some morning running and want to make sure that this is advisable. What is crime like in the city? Are there areas to avoid, times to avoid being out alone (of course middle of the night, but otherwise). My assumption is that it is quite a safe place due to it being a scientific town with a relatively small size, but I would like to make sure before I go.
Will running be a problem or hazardous, or will I be fine if I exercise the normal precautions used when running elsewhere?
Just out of curiosity (and I hope this isn't out of place) is there an indoor ice rink in Dubna that allows for skating in the summer? Or even better a speed skating club (Конькобежный спорт/Шорт-трек)? I'll be there for a couple of months this summer and would love to keep skating in my free time :)
I am traveling to Dubna in connection with the water ski championships in July and need information about hotels. Can anyone tell me about the Resident Hotel? What hotel would you recommend? Thank you. David Hensley
I would like to stay at Dmitrov at the end of this month as a supporter for the french team for the world U 18 women ice hockey champioship but all the hotel I have found on internet are full. All the hotel I'm able to find are at least at 40km from Dmitrov, but I don't know in which direction.
As I know anybody, I would like to find another solution, so I need to know what is the frequency of the train between Moscow and Dmitrov. If it's frequent enought I could choose another city along this line, or I could stay in in an hotel in Moscow near the savelowsky railway station ?
Or is it easy to drive a car from Moscow to Dmitrov without knowing any things in the Russian writing ?
Or could you know what could be the price to do with taxi about 40km ?
What are your advices ?
I speak and read Russian but I cannot find Russian tour-operators in Moscow. I am interested in visiting Moscow and make an excursion to the Golden Ring (Suzdal,Sergyev Posad, vladimir, etc) and Sanct Petersburg for a reasonable price,i.e. not as expensive as foreign tour operators offer.
I would also appreciate any tips too do on my own. Which are the "musts" in Moscow and S.Petersburg that are not usually shown to tourists?
Thanks in advance,
How long does it take to get to Sergiyev Posad by train from Moscow?
Appreciate your help on this.
does the bus or train have bathroom?
Is ther a museum in Kolomna by the name of 'Local Lore Museum.' If there is could you give me the address?
Dear Sir, please tell me a.s.a.p. the phone-no. of the museum. Thanks.
I am going to Pula on Sep 12th, I am so interested in Istra. I wanna know the tourist costs like food, restourants, bar and etc. I will appriciate it if you send to me some people opinions and experinces about Hotels, entertainments and what to do.
Thank you in advance
I have been checking the prices of the flats and hotels in moscow for the last few days and numbers I have seen opened new windows in my life.
As far as I understand any sort of accomadation centaral costs a fortune. Actually I don't mind travelling with metro for 15-20 mins to reach the central district, how much do the modest flats and hotels cost around that distance from the central moscow.
I know some russian, if anyone can advise me some websites which advertise these sort of flats instead of top-rated touristic ones i will be happy to hear.
Thanks in advance!
My family and I will be moving to Lyubersty for about 9 months in October. I've tried to do some research on the area but have found virtually nothing. I would appreciate any information that anyone might have on living there and what it's like. Also, we have a 7 month old child and I am wondering about the availability of baby gear once we get there. Thanks.
We will be doing a river cruise leaving from Moscow in April. In doing some research I came across the following: at KM65 the village of Troitskoye floats a severed Aeroflot jet. Why? Can anyone answer this?
Does anybody know if a Children's Home exist in Kolomna, Russia? - Darryl
Where is the Children's Home in Kolomna? Also, does Petrova Street exist?
Hej folks :) I'm searching informations about Serpukhov - the city, the lifestyle there, public means of transport, shopping places, maybe a few insider-tips.. no typical tourist-sightseeing places please ;) That will be great if anyone can help me Tsche :]
Q: Hello, I plan to travel to Moscow & St. Petersburg with my mom next year (around end of November). But I got freaked out a bit when I read a news article about a Vietnamese student that got attacked, and other posts in other boards that talked about racial discrimination against Asians in Russia. Some say that the unrest caused by Chechen insurgents have made some Russians jumpy and security has been tightened (notorious passport checks!) . We are hiring a private tour guide for 7 days, but the guide won't be with us 24/7, especially during the overnight trainride from St. Petersburg to Moscow. That worries me, because skinheads reportedly hang-around the metro for victims. Would it be safe for 2 chinese ladies to travel to Moscow & St. Petersburg next year? I would appreciate everyone's thoughts on this matter, especially from other Asians who have travelled to Russia.
Need a bit of info on Noguinsk for an economic paper I am trying to write, Need maps, demographics, economic data etc as it is not so easy to find info on the web and I don t speak Russian ! Do they have a local business council?
I'll be traveling in July to Moscow with my wife and daughter and I am trying to abide by a realistic budget, no frills, no thrills, just the bare essentials... Any idea of how much we should spare for food and transportation in a daily basis, for instance? Thansk a lot for your help.
Can you tell me where Sergiev POsad is from Moscow. North of Moscow, south, east or west? I cannot find that information anywhere. Thanks much, france3