Russia Survival Guide BLOG

Customer Reviews to Russia Survival Guide Book

By C. Starr on March 5, 2014.

Halfway through this book, I'm so happy I purchased it. The authors provide a context to the perceived cultural divide between Russians and non-Russians, offering explanations of Russians' style of dress, their conspicuous consumerism, and the source of some of their nationalism.

Official Press-Release About Russia Survival Guide Book By Alexander Rodionov & Maya Krivchenia

New book offers a mesmerizing slice of life in Russia

Alexander Rodionov & Maya Krivchenia shares an informative and enjoyable guide to enjoying the historical and cultural wealth of the world’s largest country

Alexander Rodionov, CMP

Founder and managing Director of  Tsar Events DMC & PCO — Russia's Leading Destination Management Company.   Graduated Far Eastern Federal University, major in »Tourism management», Diploma with Honor. Winner of Russian President Scholarship program in 2001.

Why we are doing it?

The goal of this blog is to help people understand Russia better and to have a better experience while they are here.  We wanted to write something that would help people fall in love with Russia, as much as we have, by sharing our experiences and funny stories about our life as an expat in St. Petersburg (Maya Krivchenia) and travel professional organizer (Alexander Rodionov).

Maya Krivchenia

Ms. Krivchenia grew up in a small town in Ohio, USA. In 2005 she won a Fulbright to study Russian music at the Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg.  After her Fulbright year she was so in love with Russia that she has decided to make her life and career there.