Monthly Archives: November 2014

Confused by Saint Petersburg’s many railway museums

On my visit to Saint Petersburg a visit to the local railway museum was on my itinerary, but the city doesn’t make it easy – there are three separate museums, each catering to a difference facet of Russia’s railways. So how do you tell them apart?

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Flying out of Domodedovo – not your average airport!

When I departed Russia I flew out of Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport, and like the rest of the country, it was a little peculiar.

Why is there a 'Foster's Bar' at a Russian airport? Continue reading

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