Some photos are necessary — crucial, even. These are shots every traveler should strive to have in their album: photos in front of the most iconic sites in the world. If you visit these locations and fail to get a photo proving that you were there … well, you might as well retire your passport […]
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While travelers flock to the world’s northernmost countries for a glimpse of the Northern Lights, seeing them is no exact science and there’s no guarantee. From the snow-enveloped wilderness of Siberia to the northernmost tip of Canada, here are some of the best places to see the Northern Lights. So wrap up warm, pick a […]
Tea may have just started gaining popularity in North America and Western Europe, but in the rest of the world it’s been a household staple for centuries. It doesn’t matter whether locals refer to it as “cha,” “tee,” “the,” “cay” or “tea,” whether the brew is black, green, white or red; local tea traditions are […]
You’ve heard it a lot in the last few months: Europe is cheaper than it’s been in a long time. The time to go is now. But Europe is a big place. So where should you visit to make the most of the strong dollar?
Whether you’re headed to Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics, or it’s just come to your attention as a travel destination, here are 10 cool things to do in Sochi besides the Olympics.
Fed up with lazing on the beach or vacationing on the piste? Start planning your next trip right here as 2014 is panning out as a bumper year for travelers chasing a little more substance for their buck. There are major-league sporting events to attend all over the world and a cluster of poignant war […]
Meet Igor Kasatkin, one of Viator’s local experts in St. Petersburg, Russia with a love of history and a desire to introduce that history to visitors from around the world.
The Bronze Horseman monument is considered to be one of the chief symbols of St. Petersburg. The monument captures the attention and imagination of famous Russian writers and artists as well as locals and people from around the world.
During a recent tour of St. Petersburg, Russia’s second most populated city, I had a chance to sample many authentic Russian dishes. Here are six ‘must try’ delights along with a recommendation on where to find them.
In a city as rich in monuments and history as Moscow, you may be surprised to find you have to head underground for what is arguably the best attraction of all. The metropolitan public transport system of the Russian capital is one of the busiest in the world, carrying nine million weary commuters between home […]