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Questions with Martha Madsen: Adventure Travel Specialist on Kamchatka, Russia

Who doesn’t want to travel the world, discover dramatic landscapes and unique wildlife, experience local cultures and food? We are interviewing American Martha Madsen – hailing from Homer, Alaska – owner of  the Explore Kamchatka Guest House, a woman behind many exciting adventure tours in Kamchatka, who has lived on the peninsula for 21 years. Q: You run an adventure …

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Plan Your Trip to Russia: Know Before You Go

For Russian visas; migration cards; visa registration in Russia; traveling with a minor; U.S. citizen services in Russia, CLICK HERE. Traveling from Anchorage to Tokyo via Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (PKC), Russia?  Travelers must have all necessary travel documentation and visas to enter/exit Japan, the US and Russia. At the interim stop at PKC, travelers must clear Russian customs and immigrations inbound and …

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7 Reasons to Visit the Russian Far East Now

This summer, the Russian Far East is more accessible to US travelers than ever before. Here are just a few reasons why you should discover this intriguing land for yourself: It’s Close Take Yakutia Airlines’ flight from Alaska to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky! Russia’s Kamchatka is just a 4.5 hour flight from Anchorageб and just 3 hours further lies Yakutsk. Check out schedules …

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Plan Your Vacation to the Russian Far East and Siberia

If you want to visit Russia’s most exotic places with endless opportunities to explore one of the world’s most dramatic landscapes, unique wildlife, native cultures and hospitality, consider spending your vacation in Siberia and the Russia Far East. Kamchatka The Kamchatka Peninsula, just across the Bering Sea from Alaska, is one of the world’s most pristine and awe-inspiring wild places. …