Month: December 2020

Travel to Russia in 2022: Covid-19 Update

  Like many of you, we’re all itching to get back to doing what we love:  experiencing the excitement of travel to a foreign land.  What does this mean for your planned Russia Trip or Mt. Elbrus Climb in 2022?  For one, travel to Russia IS open to citizens of more than 80 countries!  Here is the most updated travel information as of Dec. 1, 2021: Countries whose citizens are being allowed travel into Russia: -Europe: Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Slovenia, Denmark, …

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Travel to Dagestan

Travel Guide to Dagestan: Welcome to Russia’s Wild West!

As often is the case with off-the-beaten-path destinations around the world, they can be well-known by foreigners for all the wrong reasons.  Dagestan is a great example of this.  In the late 1990s and early 2000s, Dagestan began registering on foreigners’ radars because of the spillover of the Chechen wars into the region.  Then, once things stabilized post-war, Dagestan’s wrestlers hit the international scene, reaching its pinnacle when Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Irishman Conor MacGregor for the UFC world championship in …

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Caucasus Travel Updates?