Russia is slowly becoming a more tolerant and progressive society, but discrimination and corruption are still major issues travelers may face.
Russia has lots of options for public transport. Here are a few tips on how to get around safely, and what you need to know about border crossings.
Many of Poland's roads are narrow and potholed – here's everything road-tripping travelers need to know before taking to the streets in a rental car.
Watch out for fake cops, dodgy taxi drivers, pickpockets and these crafty con artists when you go to Poland.