transportation

How do I get to Minsk Central Railway Station?

updated on 14.10.2016

The fastest way to get to Minsk Central Railway Station is by metro – till Ploshcha Lenina (Independence or Lenin Square) Metro Station... Read full article


Where do I buy railway tickets in Minsk?

updated on 13.10.2016

There are local and international railway tickets and respectively there are different places where you can buy these. Read full article


Hiring a car in Belarus?

updated on 13.10.2016

You can go ahead and hire a car for your own trip if you are certain of your driving skills. Based on my experience of driving around with travelers in the cars... Read full article


Can I sneak into Belarus from Russia without a visa?

updated on 12.10.2016

You don’t want to do this. Without a Belarusian visa you cannot check into a hotel and process your registration which will cut your visit short... Read full article


Are the main regional cities of Belarus far from each other?

updated on 12.10.2016

Being 3 times as big as Lithuania and 1.5 times smaller than Germany, Belarus is a relatively small country. It stretches for 650 kilometers from west to... Read full article


Is Minsk transportation system efficient?

updated on 14.10.2016

It is indeed. Minsk boasts of its efficient public transportation system. The latter includes buses, trolleybuses, trams and metro (subway). Read full article


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Can I get insurance for Belarus online?
updated on 06.02.2017

Well, yes you can! To apply for a Belarus tourist visa you must supply an insurance policy that stipulates it covers Belarus. Your global insurance does so but...

How do I apply for a Belarus tourist visa?
updated on 13.02.2017

Applying at their local Belarus Consulate, the citizens of migration-secure states (e.g. the USA, Canada, Japan and others) can obtain a short-term...

Filling in Belarus visa application
updated on 02.01.2017

The form of application for a visa to Belarus has become digital and you can save and send it as a PDF file. It is only a 2-page document that is available...

Anything I should know about landing in MSQ Minsk Airport?
updated on 08.02.2017

Quite a number of things, as a matter of fact. Let’s examine a typical case from my travel agent’s past with a traveler landing in Minsk Airport (MSQ) and applying for a visa...

How do I apply for a Belarus private/guest visa?
updated on 01.02.2017

People, who want to travel to Belarus to see a friend, take care of the grave of a relative, take part in the court hearings, etc. need to apply for a private visa... 

Tour Belarus for family research
updated on 16.05.2013

This article covers field family research in Belarus that in most cases comes after dealing with the State archives of Belarus and genealogical research.

Using a plastic card in Belarus?
updated on 14.10.2016

A plastic card is a fine thing, no doubt, but there have been a number of cases when the ATM displayed ERROR, or required a PIN code...

Traditional souvenirs from Belarus?
updated on 18.10.2016

While most tourists agree that Belarus is not the country for grand shopping, there are still some things that can be brought back as souvenirs...