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Major mobile phone networks in Belarus?

updated on 15.10.2016

There are three mobile phone networks in Belarus: MTS, Velcom and Life:). Without examining the history of each of them I will just tell that all the three have plans... Read full article


Is there medical tourism in Belarus?

updated on 03.10.2016

The achievements of medicine and the growing selection of treatment options in Belarus draw attention of the foreign specialists – doctors, professors and... Read full article


A recommended professional driver-guide in Moscow, Russia

updated on 20.09.2014

Moscow is the capital of a multiethnic state, a city with century-long and very complicated history where many styles and trends have been mixed. The old city of Moscow... Read full article


Any Russian phrases to learn for my Belarus travel?

updated on 18.09.2016

Those who have traveled to Belarus noticed that outside tourist places such as hotels, travel agencies and nightclubs there are not too many English-speakers... Read full article


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... Read full article


Can I cook Belarusian draniki myself?

updated on 30.05.2014

Draniki - or potato pancakes - are a traditional Belarusian dish. It is very popular in other countries including Russia (kakorki), Ukraine (deruny) and Israel (latkes)... Read full article


Are private apartments a good staying option in Belarus?

updated on 18.10.2016

Private apartments can make a better staying option for a number of reasons... Read full article


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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...

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...

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.

Is plastic card better than cash when 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...