We learn how Nature’s wonders are under constant pressure and threat, in today’s Crossword…
From Rashtrapati Bhavan in India to Élysée Palace in France, here are some of the most beautiful presidential residences around the world.
Petroglyphs by the White Sea and Lake Onega unanimously obtain UNESCO World Heritage Site title during the 44th UNESCO World Heritage Committee.
The World Heritage Committee continually reviews whether certain sites deserve to keep their title. Some fail the test, ending up on the so-called red list. This time, the future of some important places is on the line.
Dedicated to the Transfiguration of the Lord, it is a Unesco world heritage site. More important than the Kremlin. It houses the masterpiece of the golden iconostasis. After almost 100 years of silence, the celebration of the divine liturgies is planned inside.
Landscapes of Dauria: A wetland refuge on the Russia-Mongolia border; Eugene Simonov; The Third Pole
The Landscapes of Dauria is home to some of Inner Asia’s most charismatic wildlife, but is threatened by water infrastructure projects…
This place boasts of some of the world’s best galleries, museums, and monuments. In fact, Russia‘s capital features spots that mark its turbulent past, brilliant architecture, and artistic atmosphere. If you have been planning an international trip for a long time, come and fall in love with the finest gems of Moscow.
Source: Moscow’s finest attractions
Discover stunning views of the Curonian Spit, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the Svetlogorsk resort. Amidst your busy day of sightseeing, you’ll enjoy a lunch break in an authentic local cafe.
The planet’s largest and deepest freshwater lake is also its oldest. In fact, Lake Baikal is unique. Its sapphire blue waters are considered among the clearest found anywhere, and the destination’s scenic beauty, rich biodiversity, and indigenous Buryat culture make this magnificent natural wonder truly deserving of its UNESCO World Heritage status. Browse this gallery and find out more about the lake they call the “Pearl of Siberia.” (Photo: Flickr/CC BY-SA 2.0)
The cathedral is iconic for its fairytale appearance, but how much do you know about its history?
The church is not only a religious symbol but also a beautiful sightseeing spot with impressive architecture. Traveling to Russia, visitors will have the opportunity to admire many Orthodox churches located all over the country with enchanting magnificent beauty.
Fall in Karelia, summer in Yakutia, winter in Moscow, spring in St. Petersburg… Check out the most popular Russian landmarks’ in seasonal metamorphoses.
Could drones be the key to supporting other conservation efforts in remote locations?
The Moscow Kremlin (known also as the Kremlin) is arguably one of the most iconic monuments in the Russian capital of Moscow. The Kremlin is a fortified complex that dates to the 14 th century and served as Russia’s seat of power for much of its history since then.
Julia spent 25 years dreaming of her first home. Eventually she returned – and found a long-lost toy.
Why you should book a trip to Kaliningrad, Russia, the top emerging destination for travelers in the entire world right now; Emma Taylor; Insider
Kaliningrad has all the dreamy components of a city break without the crowds.