Formerly known as the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), Russia is a country that stretches over a large part of eastern Europe and northern Asia. It gained its independence after the dissolution of the Soviet Union in December 1991.
There is diversity amongst the Russians with the majority of the population belonging to Russian ethnicity and over 120 ethnic groups with different languages, religions, and cultural traditions.
For every country, it is important to know the level of security available to a tourist before traveling to the country, and it is no different for Russia. Traveling to Russia is not uncommon among Americans, as there are different reasons Americans have for visiting the country.
On us-reviews.com, users give detailed opinions on their experiences visiting Russia, and how safe they think the country is for Americans.
There are also hotel companies’ online reviews on the internet of the list of hotel companies available to tourists visiting Russia.
Safety of Traveling to Russia as a Foreign Tourist
Tourists are welcome in most parts of the world, and Russia is not exempted from the countries that are open to tourists, regardless of their nationality.
Like with every other country in the world, Russia is not crime-free but it is generally a safe place for foreign tourists to visit.
These are some things you should know about your safety as a foreign tourist in Russia.
Avoid Risk Areas
In any country you visit, there might be places that are generally advised not …Continue Reading >>