Where Is Lake Baikal?; Wonderopolis

Join us in Wonderopolis today for a tour of one of the largest lakes in the world!

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My First Time in Russia: What I Loved About Saint Petersburg; Giulia; Mondo Mulia

My first time in Saint Petersburg: a guide of the top things to see and a review of Russia’s first 5-star hotel, the Belmond Grand Hotel Europe.

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History Tour: The 10 Oldest Cities Around the World; Natalie Smith; Baba Mail

Many like to visit museums or archeological sites, but the inhabitants of 10 of the world’s oldest cities live their lives in them!

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25 of Russia’s Natural and Cultural Treasures; National Geographic

From wild landscapes to architectural splendors, these World Heritage sites reflect an extraordinary history, culture, and natural beauty.

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St. Petersburg FAQ: Here are answers that you won’t find in guide books; Elena Bobrova; RBTH

You can look up hotel ratings on Booking.com, and find restaurant reviews on Tripadvisor, but when it comes to truly reliable and insightful information look no further than this guide.

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At Asia’s heart, Lake Baikal stirs Russians to protect nature; Fred Weir; CSM

Environmental protections are often reactive, coming only after pristine areas have succumbed to pollution and degradation. But on Siberia’s Lake Baikal, care for nature has always been a way of life. Fifth in a five-part series.

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Ten Iconic Sites to See on a Europe Vacation; Robert Glazier; Goway

The most outstanding sites on a Europe vacation are numerous and should not be missed. Here are 10. What’s on your bucket list?

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5 facts about Norilsk, one of the northernmost cities in the world; Anna Sorokina; Russia Beyond

If you’re heading to this industrial anti-utopia in the Siberian permafrost, check out our “tourist” guide. If not, read it anyway. There’s still time to cancel that trip to the south of France.

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The remote Russian World Heritage Site with a dark secret; David Urban; Telegraph

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Immersing in St Petersburg; THISDAYLIVE

Grand stone churches, name changes, warm people and white nights; Demola Ojo writes on Tsar Peter the Great’s Window to the West, renowned as Russia’s most cultural city… The ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia has been an opportunity for those who wouldn’t ordinarily visit Russia to do so. For many – this writer inclusive […]

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