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 brings you in 24 hours high above the arctic circle to the remote Kola peninsula. This beautiful train journey is often overlooked by travellers in favour of the more famous transsiberian route. However, if it 

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