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Inexpensive Russian Visa Invitation Letter Support

Inexpensive Russian Visa Invitation Letter Support

Support business & leisure travellers with offical letters of invitation to Russian Federation

Getting a Russian Visa: It’s Not That Hard

Getting a Russian Visa: It’s Not That Hard

Do you need a Russian visa? This guide will outline all the Russian visa requirements and other important aspects that any traveler should know, whether you plan to stay here a few days or a year.

Experience for Active Tourists:  Top 20 things to do in Moscow

Experience for Active Tourists: Top 20 things to do in Moscow

Looking for top things to do in Moscow? This guide will help you figure out what places and sights in Moscow are worth visiting. Whether you have just 3 days in Moscow or more, you simply must visit them.

Learn a Few Russian Phrases that Will Help You Survive in Russia

Learn a Few Russian Phrases that Will Help You Survive in Russia

If you ever wanted to speak Russian words and Russian phrases like a true Russian, this guide on basics of Russian language and Russian pronunciation will show you how.

Exploring Moscow for the First Time? A Personal Guide is What You Need!

Exploring Moscow for the First Time? A Personal Guide is What You Need!

If you are coming to Moscow on business and need help with local transportation or translation during your stay, if you’ve got a couple of days to spare to do some sightseeing after you are done with all the important stuff, or if you go to Russia to check out all the tourist attractions in the first place, I can offer you the top-level personal driver and guide services for your entire trip’s duration. Since the meeting in Moscow Airport and until the moment you board the plane back home I’ll be your driver, guide and translator all-in-one, helping you find your way around the city and ensuring you’ll get the most out of your stay.

Moscow Airports: A Virtual Guide (Written by a Real-life Guide)

Moscow Airports: A Virtual Guide (Written by a Real-life Guide)

When you arrive in Moscow (which is what you should definitely do at least once in your life, if you’re calling yourself a traveler, no offence) by an airplane, you will most likely find yourself in one of the three major airports: Domodedovo, Sheremetyevo, or Vnukovo. They all provide services of the highest quality and are on par with many major airports in Europe and United States. Moscow has always been in the top 3 of the most popular European cities in terms of traveling (whether Moscow was the final destination or just a transitional point), so maintaining the most efficient system of handling millions of people each year is now a good old tradition. 

Venerating relics of St. Sergius of Radonezh in Sergiev Posad

Venerating relics of St. Sergius of Radonezh in Sergiev Posad

Every day, all day long, pilgrims come to Holy Trinity Lavra (high rank of a monastery) in Sergiev Posad and venerate St. Sergius’ relics in the white stone cathedral of Holy Trinity built in 1425 by the efforts of the closest disciple and successor of St. Sergius, venerable St. Nikon. Prayers are nonstop here from 5 AM until late evening.

Already in lifetime of Sergius of Radonezh he was revered as a saint. According the legends numerous miracles took place and many people were cured by St. Sergius prayers. Gradually he became famous all over the country. Many pilgrims as well as suffering and poor people came to him for consolidation.

Posted on August 22, 2013
Don’t miss a great chance of seeing fairy-tale town of Suzdal in Winter

Don’t miss a great chance of seeing fairy-tale town of Suzdal in Winter

In order to feel real Russian winter one has to visit the a jewel in the crown Russian Golden Ring – Suzdal, city, which always retains fairy winter weather, as if the nature there is still silent in fairy dreams!

Borsh - The Traditional Russian & Ukrainian Dish

Many of my clients, once tasted Borsch, enthusiastically asked me about its recipe. FinallyI decided to meet the many requests of my guests and to acquaint you with the recipe of this wonderful dish...

Moscow Hotels - Making the Right Choice

Almost every week I receive questions from my potential clients about where to stay in Moscow. They ask for my advise and my recommendations. The questions are very understandable, because if you compare the prices of Moscow hotels with those of other famous places in the world, you soon find out that the "western style" hotels in Moscow are the most expensive in the world!

About Me in Short

Arthur Lookyanov

My name's Arthur Lookyanov, I'm a private tour guide, personal driver and photographer in Moscow, Russia. I work in my business and run my website Moscow-Driver.com from 2002. Read more about me and my services, check out testimonials of my former business and travel clients from all over the World, hit me up on Twitter or other social websites. I hope that you will like my photos as well.

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