It’s not often you come across people keen on backpacking Russia. Yet here you are!
This often overlooked destination is rich in culture and fascinating history, and less tourists than many major hotspots across the world.
It’s a huge country, so we recommended starting off in Moscow. Once you’ve met some locals and got a feel for the place, who knows where you may end up exploring.
For the super keen backpackers out there, have a look at these guides:
- best hostels in Tallinn, Estonia + nearby Hektor Design Hostel in Tartu
- 3 best hostels in Kiev, Ukraine
- best hostels in Tbilisi, Georgia
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