Russia has a rich history and culture – here, you can visit magnificent orthodox churches, top museums as well as take in a show at the majestic Bolshoi or Marinksy Theatre.
However, there are a number of potential pitfalls such as tourist targeted scams to watch out for.
Note: vast majority of trips are trouble free and there is no need to be paranoid. That said, it always pays to be aware, careful, and prepared.
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