Winters, world wars or vodka? Russia is a nation that makes your imagination go wild. It’s the largest country in the world and remains rooted in history so deep that you can’t come out once you dive in. It’s a country of contrasts with gems of culture, majestic mountains, fierce volcanoes, deep lakes and quaint villages that make up just the right drug for travel addicts.
Nevertheless, Russia excels in making a rare showcase of things to leave you with face expressions to make a meme upon. For a country so incredible, it’s no surprise that you’ll stumble upon the most mind-boggling chances, say teachers being paid salary in vodka or be it exchanging nuclear submarines for Pepsi.
When it comes to experiences that zooms up the crazy quotient, Russia has got you covered. With some healthy curiosity and desire to get funky, tourists can get weird with the quirky side of Russia and cross off the most insane adventures. So why not take some inspiration from this not-so-quintessential bucket list and redefine the word ‘crazy’? Here, let us help you come face to face with the strangest yet crazy activities for which Russia is the sole contender in the world.
1) Defy Gravity
At Star City in Moscow, you don’t need to be an actual astronaut to make your dream of flying in space come true. Once a secret Soviet facility that didn’t even exist on maps, Star City is now a place to give you a flight in zero gravity or hop on a simulated rocket launch. Experience a once in a lifetime un-Earthly weightlessness here and you’ll have your own space odyssey to make everyone jealous on Instagram.