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Exploring Smoking Volcanoes by Army Truck in Far East Russia

Exploring smoking volcanoes by Russian army truck is a must-do Petropavlovsk cruise excursion. It’s one of my all-time favorite shore excursion experiences. And with over 400 nights at sea, I’ve been on plenty of them. The Kamchatka Peninsula in far eastern Russia is a beautiful land of smoking volcanoes and abundant wildlife. Since it’s not […]

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How to Plan a Self-Guided Tour through St Petersburg

Russia is a fairly complicated destination to visit, but according to those who’ve been, visiting majestic cities like St Petersburg is well worth it. Full of fascinating history and architectural gems, this city is a definite bucket list item. Previously, we shared travel planning details on how to visit St Petersburg without a group tour. […]

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How to Visit St. Petersburg without a Group Tour

Russia seems to be quite the point of contention among the travel community. Some seem to love it, while others swear to never return. Of course, this could be due to differing travel styles. Large group tours are a common way to visit Russia, and although they can offer a relatively stress-free experience, restrictive travel […]

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