#Baikal

Two Hundred-Tonne Ice Library Built on Lake Baikal

Sculptors built a seasonal library using 200 tonnes of ice on the shores of Lake Baikal

Why Your Next Holiday Should Be to Buryatia

There is a place in Russia where llamas speak to Buddhist pilgrims in datsans, where images of dancing goddesses miraculously appear on cliff sides, where underground cave walls are covered with petroglyphic drawings

Seven Miles Is Not a Detour: How to Get to Lake Baikal by Bus

Visiting the deepest lake in the world is a dream for many tourists, but the price of a plane or train ticket makes the trip too expensive for many

A 10,000-Kilometre Bike Odyssey

How two adventurers and their dog crossed Russia

Railroad Landscapes: Russia as Seen Through a Train Window

A selection of some of the best pictures of Russia taken through the train window

Russia’s Most Scenic Winter Places: Part One

Where to find the most beautiful winter scenery in Russia

Chinese Companies to Invest $11Bln in Baikal Tourism

Chinese companies plan to invest around $11 billion in the creation of a modern tourist resort on Lake Baikal

Russia’s 13 Best Viewpoints

Big things - cities, architectural monuments, mountains, forests and lakes – are often best seen from a distance

LeEco to Sell Water From Baikal to China

The Chinese company LeEco might start selling bottled water from Lake Baikal to China

Foreign Tourists Flock to Irkutsk

Travel website KAYAK.ru has compiled a list of most popular cities among foreign tourists this summer

The Ultimate Bucket List

Places in Russia that you have to visit at least once

Baikal Obsession: Five Must Do Things

One of the oldest and most intriguing lakes on Earth has always instilled a feeling of mystery in tourists

Ethnic Fast Food in Russia

What kind of dishes are served at local non-touristy restaurants and how grocery stores in Siberia differ from those in Moscow or Kamchatka? Answers in the Livejournal Magazine review

Five Russian Lakes to Visit This Summer

Rambler.Travel has found five lakes where you can also enjoy sunbathing, swimming and sightseeing without the queues

Foreign Demand for Summer Tours in Russia Grew by 30%

Kommersant has reported that the number of foreign tourists intending to visit Russia during the coming summer has increased by 30%