At first glance, the answer is simple – of course they are. There are flight connections, five land borders with almost visa-free enter into the country. However, we tried to look deeper at the topic.
An international visitor to Belarus has to be aware of laws and rules about driving and possible punishment for the wrongdoings.
Belarus doesn’t feature on many bucket lists. Often subtitled “Europe’s last dictatorship”, it has changed less than its neighbours since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. The state has maintained control of key industries, as well as owning all the land, all the collective farming and many of the hotels, the restaurants and the cafés.
On the shore of Lake Drivyaty, the biggest in Braslav, you feel your problems drifting away, becoming at one with nature. The sun shimmers on the water, which is adorned with delicate water-lilies.
One more alien’s experience of Belarus.
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A collection of videos about Belarus by the Youtube blogger in our playlist. Too often he uses the name Russian while talking about local people or places. A common mistake (in many cases offensive for Belarusians) for foreigners. We will explain the difference between Russia and Belarus later.
B for Belarus #1 (2019-05-29) expert talk with Vladimir Baranich and Yaroslav Romanchuk
In this EXPAT.BY expert talk we share the very basics you shall be aware of before coming to Belarus.
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In this EXPAT.BY expert talk we discuss questions relating to taking a taxi in Minsk. Continue reading “Taking Taxi in Minsk – EXPAT.BY expert talk”
To enter Belarus, you will need a valid passport and a visa issued by a Belarusian Embassy or Consulate in your home country. If there is no Belarusian diplomatic mission in your country, a short-term or transit visa can be obtained upon arrival at the Minsk National Airport as you proceed to passport control (Please see details below).