Soviet Tours

Soviet Tours is a Berlin-based tour operator focussed on off-the-beaten-path destinations across the globe.

Their core area, as the name suggests, lies mainly in and around the former USSR. From the mystic forests of Central Siberia to the austere peaks of the High Caucasus, from the scorching deserts of the Soviet Stans to the windswept steppes of Southern Russia.

We talk with the founder of Soviet Tours Gianluca Pardelli. He is a Berlin-based photojournalist, adventurer and travel author who is fascinated by that enigmatic country that was once known as the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

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I am delighted to welcome Gianluca to our Cold War conversation…

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