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Website for Russia's National Tourist Office. Browse this site to learn about popular destinations in different regions of the country and different activities you can participate in.
NY Times' Russia Travel Guide
The New York Times' travel guide for sightseeing in Russia. Find information on various cities and local attractions.
Russia Travel & Culture Guides
Frommer's Moscow and St. Petersburg by
Available as an eBook by clicking the title link above.
You'll get the author's favorite experiences: viewing Red Square at night, steaming stress away at a banya, taking the trans-Siberian railroad, sipping Baltika beer at Patriarch's Ponds, and enjoying a night out at the Mariinsky Theater. Exact prices listed for every establishment and activity--no other guides offer such detailed, candid reviews of hotels and restaurants. We include the very best, but also emphasize moderately priced choices for real people.
Note: These books are available for you to use before leaving the U--please do not take library books with you on your learning abroad trip. eBooks can be accessed online while on your trip.
Culture Smart! Russia by
General Collection, Level 2: DK510.762 .S54 2008
Culture Smart! provides priceless nuggets of cultural information on Russia not found in a standard guidebook. Whether you are looking to secure a business deal, enrich your travels, or simply better understand Russia, its people and customs, Culture Smart! will help you out.
Moscow and St. Petersburg: The Guide for All Budgets by
General Collection, Level 2: DK597 .M57 2002
Fodor's Moscow and St. Petersburg shows you hundreds of hotel and restaurant choices in all price ranges -- from budget-friendly B&Bs to luxury hotels, from casual eateries to the hottest new restaurants, complete with thorough reviews showing what makes each place special. The Smart Travel Tips A to Z section helps you take care of the nitty gritty with essential local contacts and great advice -- from how to take your mountain bike with you to what to do in an emergency.
Livemocha is a free online language learning resource that can help you brush up on your foreign language skills before traveling abroad. This resource combines traditional language learning methods, online practice, and interaction with native language speakers from around the world. Click here to sign up for a free account.
Programs in Russia
Some of the learning abroad programs in Russia currently offered. Check the Learning Abroad website for a complete list.