Travel Answers

change location

Did you mean?

Try your search again
    Advanced Editor View Guidelines

    Be the First to Answer

    • Cafe in Tula named: "Sun"

      Tula Oct 19, 2016 at 5:27 AM

      Have you heard of this place in Tula? Food & drinks?

      Thanks, if you know address, please post!

    • GyuriFT's Profile Photo

      Cheapest possible visa support for U.S. citizens?

      Russia Sep 27, 2016 at 9:36 PM

      Looking for the lowest-bottom price.

      - Earlier "Express To Russia" was good with $18.

      - Today ordered one from iVisa for $15.59 or 1000 Rub

      There is one from which is 900 Rub, but they have silly limitation (7 days) which should not apply to U.S. citizens, so I rather paid 100 Rub more.

      Anyone has a cheaper idea? Need for my wife + kids.

      Not very urgent, but within a week or so will apply.


    • DBS ferry Japan to russia.

      Vladivostok Oct 1, 2016 at 12:06 AM

      Hi Im planning to take a trip to russia on the ferry from Japan but I have a prettt heavy concern. Im lgbt and will be entering through vladivotok. Im wonderinf what immigration is like there and if Ill be able to get by with out issues or if theres some new fangled body scanner waiting for me at the port.

    • GyuriFT's Profile Photo

      Mead - any experience?

      Vladimirskaya Oblast' Sep 27, 2016 at 1:20 PM

      Is being sold here and as far as I did see, ONLY here in Russia.
      The strength seem to be below expectation, the price is above expectation - and it seems. they add things to mead which do not belong there.

      Just bought 1l for 150 R or slightly under $3. After many tries so far the best was one for ca. 10 Sfr in Z├╝rich at X'mas market (and it's stronger than Suzdalian). The strongest ever is sold in Ukraine, it's 40-proof, but I suspect from the taste it is not real.

      Any comments, experiences, where and what to buy locally?

    • GyuriFT's Profile Photo

      All border crossings between Russia and Belarus closed to third-country citizens?

      Russia Oct 15, 2016 at 6:19 PM

      It sounds like a complete nonsense - but it seem to be the case.

      I am unsure, what is the situation in the reality.
      I was able to cross the border near Smolensk (I did not know about these news and simply crossed the border on a secondary road through villages). At this moment my car is near Moscow, in the garden of our friends.
      I am in the States, going back end of October.

      I did not experience any issues leaving Russia.

      The news are confusing. On one hand they say that the new problem affects EU citizens only (I used American passport). On the other hand some sources mention all third-country citizens.

      I do not know the truth. Only that so far no one did care less about me crossing into Russia "illegally".

    • JohanIsWeg's Profile Photo

      Peterhof and Catherine's Palace

      Saint Petersburg Oct 5, 2016 at 1:01 AM

      Would love to visit both Peterhof and Catherine's Palace in December. I realize winter is not ideal, especially for Peterhof, but would still like to go.
      To save time, is reserving a tour a more time-effective way of doing it compared to using public transport? Is it possible to request a tour, visiting Catherine's Palace early in the morning and visiting Peterhof later in the day before returning to St Petersburg?
      Which is the best tour company to go with?

    • entry to Mongolia from western border

      by FRANKIEKTCHANG Online Now Jun 21, 2014 at 12:23 AM


      I shall be going UB to Krasnoysark , Russia soon. I hope to re-enter from Western Mongolia ( Tsagaanuur-Tashanta ) border and from there make my way to UB.

      Appreciate if any one can comment or give information regarding any of the following :

      1> Tashanta/Tsagaanuur border entry: Is it possible? What are the operational days and timing

      2> Transportation from Krasnoysark ( or nearby cities such as Novosibirsk) to the Tashanta gate entry ( I can travel and stopover from town to town until I reach the border gate )

      3> Transportation from Tsagaanuur gate entry to UB. ( I can travel and stopover from provinces to provinces until I arrive UB. )

    • Travel through russia to mongolia

      by orakiora Online Now May 28, 2013 at 1:55 PM

      I am trekking in abakan in july and want to travel by train or bus into mongolia via a border crossing open to foreigners.

      Can you tell me what my options are to do this ( without flying)

      many thanks

      3 Answers Jun 21, 2014 at 12:29 AM
    • Hotels

      by claybon Online Now Jul 5, 2007 at 1:40 PM

      Where and how many hotels are in Abakan, and their names

      1 Answer Jul 5, 2007 at 7:26 PM