Tag: Kazan

Kazan in winter: a travel guide

Kazan in winter: a travel guide

Kazan in winter embraces the snowy and harsh cold weather that Russian winters are famous for. In fact, it was one of the coldest places I visited on my Russian trip, comparable with my visit to Murmansk that lies above the Arctic circle. Why visit 

The train from Moscow to Kazan in Russia

The train from Moscow to Kazan in Russia

Taking the train from Moscow to Kazan is for many the first leg of their trans siberian journey. It’s actually a detour and not all trans-siberian trains stop in Kazan. I wasn’t doing a Trans Siberian journey, but I read enough about Kazan that I