Long-lived Russian Rulers

by Iuliia Kharlamova on June 19, 2019

Do you know who ruled the Russian state for the longest period? We here at ULKO Tours have prepared for you a short list of 5 Russian rulers who did it. Read the article and check yourself!

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Brand Man

by Iuliia Kharlamova on June 14, 2019

Unprecedented interest to Rasputin’s personality made his figure world-famous. We here at ULKO Tours have prepared for you a short list of stuff connected with the figure of this mystic holy man of Russia. 

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Child-Monarchs

by Iuliia Kharlamova on June 2, 2019

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Following the holiday of Children Day, this article is concentrated on monarchs who were crowned at a young age. We here at ULKO Tours have prepared for you five stories about Kings who succeeded the throne being a baby. 

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Happy Children Day!
Originally, this holiday was established by the decision of the Congress of the  International democratic Federation of women in November, 1949 in Paris. It was aimed at to protect the rights of the child, to draw people’s attention to the problems of minors, their role and place in society. 
We here at ULKO Tours have prepared for you a Top-5 of Animated series with the greatest number of released episodes that will appeal to children of any age. 

 

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Northern Russia, the Caucasus and much of Siberia are famous for their lush pine forests. Locals have learned to utilize everything that the harsh nature there has to offer. Pine buds and essential oils are used as a bronchitis cure, pine needles as a source of vitamin C, pine tar as a skin ointment, and pine cones as the basis for various recipes. The best sort are young green buds, gathered in Russia in May-June.

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Summer Solstice Celebration in Latvia

January 25, 2019
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Do not miss the most Latvian holiday of all – Jāņi or “Liigo!”, the night from June 23 to June 24 (in harmony with the summer solstice), when people participate in joyous festivities just as their ancestors did centuries ago.

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4 Wonders of The Russian Circus

January 18, 2019
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Amazing artistic performances, unimaginably difficult tricks, and the highest appraisals from both the public and professionals – all this refers to the acts below.

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Top Christmas Markets in St.Petersburg

December 14, 2018
Christmas Market in Saint-Petersburg

Christmas is just 10 days away! Time to get some presents under that tree, huh? We have prepared best of the Christmas bazaars available in the city on Neva for you.

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The Most Important Exhibitions Of This Winter in St.Petersburg

December 10, 2018

Winter seems to be one of the most depressive times of the year in Russia. You only normally only enjoy a couple of daylight hours, whilst the night usually lasts around 15-20 hours. However we here at UlkoTours have managed to find a perfect way to spend your evening freetime when it’s dark – a […]

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Tips & Tricks When Visiting Russia

December 2, 2018

Russia, as any country, has its own traditions, customs and local tips. Coming from an article on Insider, from an American citizen, who has lived in Moscow for around 4 months, we are now publishing some tricks for any US citizen coming to the Russian Federation.

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