A short history of the Soviet Union from 1917 to 1991. A guide for those travellers to the former USSR who want to learn about the history of the region.
Photographs of some of the best examples of Soviet modernism in the former USSR, plus a brief explanation of this genre of architecture.
Belarus: An impressive dose of Combat and Propaganda Art at the Belarusian Great Patriotic War Museum, one of Minsk’s most impressive museums.
When travelling in Belarus, if you visit Brest, make time to visit the Museum of Railway Technology where retro-style Russian locomotives are on display.
Photo essay and thoughts on a new found admiration for unapologetic Soviet and communist-era architecture or the former U.S.S.R.
An overland travel itinerary for independent travellers: travelling from Lithuania via Belarus to Poland, taking in some off the path destinations.
2016 travel review: a roundup of the countries we travelled to in 2016, 2016 travel highlights and a lot of wanderlusty photographs with links to articles.
A guide to visiting Brest Fortress, a 19th-century Russian citadel, with imposing Soviet-era architecture, monuments and statues and an ancient fort.
Thing to do in Minsk, the capital city of the Republic of Belarus. Travel tips for Minsk – including a walking tour of the sightseeing highlights of Minsk.