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28 Jul 2016

I can't believe how quickly my month in Moscow has gone! It seems like just yesterday that I nervously came to my first class! The time has flown by, but it was one of the ...
26 Jul 2016

For many Muscovites, a weekend in the summer means escaping the heat and crowds of the city by spending time at an out of town cottage, known in Russian as a dacha or дача. ...
26 Jul 2016

My final burger recommendation from my time in Moscow is a little more unusual. Although Moscow (and Russia) may at times seem like a meat lover’s playground, vegetarianism ...
21 Jul 2016

My search for the best burger in Moscow continued at #FARSH (#ФАРШ). #FARSH is part of the Novikov group of restaurants which includes a wide range of different ...
19 Jul 2016

During my time in Russia, I have really enjoyed all of the traditional food I have tried, especially the summer soup okroshka, but recently I have been craving a British pub ...
14 Jul 2016

When my Russian host (and close friend) asked me if I wanted to be locked into a room in an unspecified room in Moscow and spend an hour interpreting clues to find the way ...
11 Jul 2016

12th July was the birthday of Michael (Михаил) Romanov of Russia. Michael was the first Tsar of the house of Romanov in 1613. The dynasty lasted for 300 years on the Russian ...
07 Jul 2016

On 7th July 1807, Napoleon and Alexander I signed the Treaty of Tilsit, which marked the end of the war between Russia and France. The treaty was unusual in that it was ...
06 Jul 2016

[caption id="attachment_37746" align="alignright" width="171"] 'Toasted'[/caption] Not Just Another Breakfast Cafe in Moscow The perks of staying with a Muscovite (and one ...
05 Jul 2016

5th July marks the birthday one of the most famous of the Decembrists, Pavel Ivanovich Pestel. The Decembrists were young revolutionary army officers, who led a revolt ...
01 Jul 2016

Today marks the start of the annual Moscow Flower Festival. This festival showcases the very best flowers of the season in Muzeon Park. Entrants to the festival are not just ...
30 Jun 2016

The title of this post is actually a little misleading. This is actually my second time in Moscow. I was first here aged 17 in 2012 on a school trip. I was incredibly lucky ...