Peter the Great’s Pickles and Pushkin’s Jam

Literary great Tolstoy had a sweet tooth, but what about Pushkin’s love for baked potatoes?

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

Chinese Visit Lenin Monument, Sprinkle It With Vodka

Chinese tourists visiting Lenin’s birthplace of Ulyanovsk sprinkle a monument of the former Communist leader with vodka as a sign of respect