2018 FIFA World Cup

June 18, 2018

Coming June 14 – July 15, 2018. Non-stop football (AKA soccer to us Yanks!) is underway with the 2018 FIFA World Cup. If you’ve been hiding under a rock, we’d here to tell you that Russia is hosting this international tournament that happens every 4 years. This is the first time it’s been held in […]

MIR Arctic Explorer by Private Train

October 4, 2016

Coming December 29, 2016. Voyage to Russia and the Northern Lights in style and comfort. The Arctic Explorer by Private Train tour from the folks at MIR, a company specializing in travel in Russia, takes you on a journey starting in St. Petersburg, across the Arctic Circle into Norway, then back to Russia through Murmansk, Petrozavodsk, Vladimir, Suzdal, and culminating in Moscow. The grand […]

Napoleon Expedition with Ride & Seek

November 20, 2015

Coming July 2, 2016. This is how Napoleon should have done it. No need to brave the cold Russian winter like Napoleon, the Napoleon Expedition with Ride & Seek has you riding during the summer through 7 countries and 2 continents. On this epic, 43-day journey, you’ll start in Paris, riding past iconic sites like […]

Iron Curtain Trail

May 16, 2014

Raise the curtain. Bike the length of the notorious Iron Curtain that separated the European Continent into east and west for almost a half a century during the Cold War. The Iron Curtain Trail (ICT) is a 6,800 km cycling trail that starts at the Barents Sea along the Norwegian-Russian border and the Finnish-Russian border […]

Lena Pillars Nature Park, Sakha Republic

March 27, 2013

One of the newest inscriptions to UNESCO’s World Heritage List…Lena Pillars Nature Park in the Sakha Republic (Russia). Impressive, large rocks in the shape of pillars, spires, towers, arches, and colonnades line the banks of the Lena River, the 10th longest river in the world. The site also contains a wealth of Cambrian fossil remains of numerous […]