Tag: Murmansk

How to get to Lapland: the best way to travel

How to get to Lapland: the best way to travel

This post is all about how to get to Lapland. A dream destination for those wishing to visit some of Europe’s most remote and wild spots as well as for those trying to see the northern lights.  How to get to Lapland sounds like an 

Arktika express: the St Petersburg to Murmansk train

Arktika express: the St Petersburg to Murmansk train

The Arktika train that runs from St Petersburg to Murmansk is among Europe’s most underrated train journeys. This beautiful ride is often overlooked by travellers in favour of the more famous transsiberian line. However, if it comes to the scenery along the way, the St 

Top things to do in Murmansk: the Russian Arctic

Top things to do in Murmansk: the Russian Arctic

Russia has quite a history of building cities in some of the most remote and harsh environments. Murmansk is one of them. Despite the long, cold, dark and snowy winters, Murmansk developed into the largest city in the world above the Arctic circle. Visiting Murmansk