Russia is becoming increasingly popular among tourists because of its rich cultural heritage and its popular cities Moscow and Saint Petersburg. If you are planning or planning a trip to Russia, we suggest that you consider some of the following travel tips.
Read a bit about Russia before visiting it to find out about the country. To give you a good insight, Russia extends over 9 time zones and is the world's largest land with landscapes ranging from frozen tundra in Siberia and the endless wheat fields and pine forests of central Russia to the mountains and palm trees of the Caucasus in the south. The population was around 140 million according to the last census of central Russia, which includes Moscow, which is the most densely populated area.
Be sure to check what you should eat and what you should not eat before going to Russia. The country poses no serious health risks, with cases of food poisoning the most common problem. Most guidelines suggest avoiding buying kebabs on stands, especially at train stations, while tourists are also advised to be careful with dairy products. Tap water is safe to drink in Moscow after cooking, but tourists are advised to drink bottled water everywhere else; To avoid ice cubes and use bottled water for brushing teeth is also recommended.
Russia is a spectacular country and it is also its prices. The major cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg As the most famous European cities, Petersburg is very expensive. On the outskirts of the larger cities you will find cheaper restaurants and accommodation. Holidaymakers are advised to get their Russian rubles before they travel, but there are ATMs from local banks such as Sberbank and international companies such as HSBC and Citibank throughout Moscow, St. Petersburg. Petersburg and other Russian cities. When paying for something, retailers in Russia prefer to pay in cash, but credit cards are generally accepted and travelers can still pay with travel checks.
Before you go to Russia, you should be aware of some Russian labels. If you are on business and driving late, there is no need for panic, as this is considered normal, often because of the terrible traffic in Moscow. If you are offered a drink, it is considered rude to not accept it, especially for men. Some travel guides also say that Russian men often only push hands with a man after meeting so women traveling with their husbands should be ready to see that their husband's hand is shaken and not theirs. Russians also like to dress almost everywhere they go so it might be worth packing some clothes clothes for your trip.