Real Russia Blog

Q and A with rail adventurer Matthew Woodward

New to the Real Russia website in 2016 are guides to help you plan your Trans-Siberian journey. Find out more about the travel experiences of their author, Matthew Woodward.


If you love history then you will be happy to know that Perm is brimming with many tales. The list of activities are endless, and for that reason alone, Perm demands at least a few days of your undivided attention. If you’re planning to visit Russia, specifically the Urals, Perm should be at the top of your list and here are reasons why.