There are 36 countries within a 3-hour flight of the UK. That’s pretty awesome, but it does make for some tough decisions. Time to call in the experts.
After months of planning, arguing, drinking and pondering, we’ve come up with the craziest adventures on the planet: our Expedition trips.
It’s not often you watch something that you know is sponsored by a questionable regime, and come out with a big smile on your face.
Travelling along the Trans-Mongolian railway was never a dream of mine. But then I stopped and thought about the enormity of it all for a minute.
Bob Golodets is one of Intrepid’s most popular leaders in Russia. And he’s as Russian as they come – strong of heart, thick of accent*, fan of stew.
Bob loves Russia. He never stops talking (or thinking) about it. But there’s another nearby country that he just can’t get off his mind, no matter what he does. “All countries are special, but some are more special than others,” laments Bob. “Why I keep thinking about Georgia?!”
We love Russia. We love New Year. We love spending New Year in Russia. Here’s why.
As Russia prepares to host the Winter Olympics in February, we hear from Intrepid Group Leader Boris ‘Bob’ Golodets about why he loves this time of year in his homeland…
“Winter is probably one of the best seasons to go on holiday to Russia. Let’s face it, we have winter at least half of the year and the country mainly was designed to survive in cold temperatures. As premier Putin once said to foreign guests, “You can feel comfortable in Russia in all kinds of the weather – just dress appropriately!”