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What to Eat in Minsk

What to Eat in Minsk

Wondering what to expect on your plate in Belarus? Meat and potatoes is a bit of a stereotype in this part of the world, but it's certainly not far…

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Lee Harvey Oswald in Minsk

Lee Harvey Oswald in Minsk

Over its hundreds of years of existence, Minsk has been through, and continues to go through a lot. But one more unusual slice of history is of…

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Minsk's Bolshoi Opera & Ballet Theatre

Minsk's Bolshoi Opera & Ballet Theatre

Minsk's primary opera and ballet theatre, officially called the National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus, is usually…

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Minsk Parks

Minsk Parks

Minsk is an exceptionally green city filled with countless parks great and small, not to mention the trees lining nearly every street. The green…

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Minsk National Airport

Minsk National Airport

The Minsk National Airport (Minsk-2 / MSQ) is the main airport for Belarus, serving over one million passengers per year from international…

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Churches and Cathedrals in Minsk

Churches and Cathedrals in Minsk

Although the Belarusian constitution does not declare an official religion, the dominant faith in Minsk, and Belarus as a whole, is Eastern Orthodoxy.

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Annual Events in Minsk

Annual Events in Minsk

As the capital and largest city in Belarus, Minsk has plenty to offer art lovers, music buffs, and lovers of the cinema. Arts festivals are growing…

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The National Library of Belarus

The National Library of Belarus

The National Library of Belarus' current seat at Nezavisimosti 116 is undoubtedly one of the most iconic symbols of modern Belarus. This eccentric…

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Belarusian Bureaucracy? No Problem!

Belarusian Bureaucracy? No Problem!

Visa Applications Explained Finding your way through the bureaucracy, and getting official permission to visit, is half the battle when planning a…

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Listapad International Film Festival

Listapad International Film Festival

Taking place in Minsk in annually in November since 1994, the Listapad Film Festival gained international status in 2003. Attracting hundreds of…

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