After deciding to move to Russia, one of the first questions friends and family would ask career ex-pat Jonathon Engels was "What are you going to eat?", and now, nine months into his contract, he's put together a collection of great Russian treats that all visitors should try.
Every tourist visits the instantly recognizable St. Basil's Cathedral and Red Square, but ex-pat Jonathon Engels recommends visiting Moscow's great wealth of public parks to enjoy the city more like the locals do.
In a city where prices elevate to astronomical, Jonathon Engels tells how, for less than a dollar, Moscow's Metro can offer some of the most notable sights the city has and provide a culture exchange of the truest nature.
In BootsnAll's new series, Traveler Postcards, we profile a real trip - highlighting the best of a destination as seen by a particular person on a particular trip. This week Katie Aune shares stories from her adventure on the Trans-Siberian in Russia.
Marco De Oliveira was glad to be leaving the misery of Russia, the depressing faces, the smog and vodka. They were so happy to be going to a place that time has forgotten. His mind was filled with images of the magnificent hordes, tearing down the steppes of Mongolia.