Many travelers overlook Russia as a travel destination because of the lack of awareness of Russia’s extremely rich and exciting culture. One of the most fantastical elements of Russia’s culture that keeps calling me back, is the splendor of the arts.
One concern that many solo travelers have is feeling lonely or awkward while dining out alone. As a seasoned solo traveler, I have eaten alone countless times, and I’ve learned a few lessons along the way.
It is important to remember that you are the foreigner in someone else’s country when you travel. Typically, locals will treat you with more respect if if you simply dress with a hint of the local style. That's why I picked up this gorgeous Russian shawl.