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Working from home doesn’t need to be boring. Liven up your Zoom and Microsoft Teams video meetings with these fantastic Real Russia backgrounds!


Travel is a way of life for many of us from relaxing beach holidays to culture-rich city breaks. However, cost remains the main factor when deciding on a holiday and during these uncertain economic times will likely remain a crucial factor for some time to come. The fact is, travel doesn’t always have to be expensive, there are many ways to save money from booking in advance to buying city passes and shopping as the locals do.

We have organised our top tips on how you can save money on your next trip to Russia.

Siberia is home to some of the world’s most spectacular animals descending from the Woolly mammoths of the prehistoric age to the magnificent Amur Siberia tigers that still roam its forests.

This post will reveal 8 of Siberia’s most intriguing animals that you should keep an eye out for if heading out on your own Siberian adventure!

We share our thoughts on Russia with Simon Reeve episode one, including details on how you can follow in Simon’s footsteps and start planning your own journey with Real Russia!