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Dinner with your Russian Friend: What do you do?!

31 Oct 2016

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After staying in Russia for a few weeks, you will undoubtedly make friends with a few locals. As the Russian people are generally friendly and gracious hosts, it is likely ...
24 Oct 2016

What is labeled at an art exhibition in Moscow’s BEREG district is, in reality a playground for children and adults alike. French artists Mondo Adrien and Claire Barden ...
22 Oct 2016

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Moscow's Anticafes is where it all actually started! Anticafes have been popping up all over Europe in the past five years, although not many people know they originated ...
17 Oct 2016

To celebrate my one-month anniversary in Moscow, I decided to start a blog series of the lessons learned in Russia. I have been to Moscow before, yes, but under the close ...
15 Oct 2016

Svalka Thrift Shop: Reduce, Reuse, Have a Concert? I was invited to a local thrift shop called Svalka Thrift shop concert. When invited to attend a concert at a local store, ...
11 Oct 2016

Another episode of my Russian vegetarian journey led me to Fresh Restaurant! My friends and I were headed to Fresh on Bolshaya Dmitrovka, near the city center. There are ...
04 Oct 2016

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In Russian: "Я глуяю в парке" One of my favourite things to do is walk around a city park. Here you are able to watch how people and nature interact.  Visitors are exposed ...
29 Sep 2016

[caption id="attachment_40556" align="aligncenter" width="169"] Path from the train[/caption] Дача (Dacha) has no direct translation in the English language, often being ...
26 Sep 2016

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If it’s possible, I believe everyone I have ever met asked me this question as I prepared for my journey.  My commitment to vegetarianism was questioned so many times that I ...
23 Sep 2016

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Moscow Street signs, mystery solved! Keep reading...   [gallery columns="2" size="large" link="file" ids="40324,40322"] If you have never studied Russian ...
22 Sep 2016

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The Visa Process is Not to Be Rushed I, as I am sure many of you are, was incredibly eager to start my studies in Moscow. When applying to Liden & Denz I was informed ...
21 Sep 2016

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Now, what is it about? The Circle of Light Festival uses electronic art, specifically lights and video mapping, to redefine and highlight well known public spaces.  Artists ...