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The Best Place to Eat in Minsk, Belarus

I’ve come to the conclusion that the Lonely Planet writers either didn’t come to Belarus, or spent very, very little time here. I rarely use their eating recommendations but in a moment of weakness (read: absolute confusion and lack of Russian skills) I cracked and went to their recommended ‘budget’ restaurant for lunch. I’m not Continue Reading »

Traveling in Belarus; Things to See in Minsk

After forking out $225 for a 10 day visa I was determined to give Belarus a serious sightseeing and cultural effort, after all, I certainly paid for it! Belarus is Russia’s little brother, and of all the former soviet states it’s the one that still maintains the strongest ties to Russia even now. It’s leader, Continue Reading »

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