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A weekend trip to Moscow

11 Oct 2021

Having been in St. Petersburg for a month, I felt like it was time to explore another part of Russia. Just a four-hour train ride away, I decided to spend a weekend in ...
09 Aug 2021

When I was in Moscow studying Russian at Liden & Denz in summer 2019, I lived in 3 different apartments in 3 months, booking via Airbnb. While I clearly would have liked ...
28 Jun 2021

Foreigns in Russia will no doubt have encountered things or people they do not understand. Sometimes, this makes life complicated. Other times, it makes for a funny situation. ...
09 Dec 2020

This beautiful building here is the Pokrovskiy (Intercession) Monastery in Moscow.  About Pokrovskiy Pokrovskiy is actually a convent now (женский монастырь), but when it ...
21 Sep 2020

Land of great contrasts, Russia stands before the eyes of us foreigners as an obscure, elusive land. Few among those who were not born there - and perhaps not even those who ...
05 Sep 2020

Moscow is home to many great architectural styles from old to modern, extraordinary, phenomenal and much more. The Russian capital offers many buildings which are definitely ...
10 Jun 2020

Everything is upside down and nothing is the same. Such is the fact of life at this time. But we can try to make the best of it. For me, this means to keep improving my ...
13 Mar 2020

As you may know, the Moscow metro is considered one of the most beautiful all over the world, and everyone coming to Moscow should spend some time, not just passing by, to ...
12 Feb 2020

If you are vegetarian or vegan, there is no need to continue reading because this article will be all about meat! Growing up in northern Sweden, a big part of my diet ...
06 Dec 2019

During the winter time the thought of going outside in the cold might prevent you from leaving your cosy and warm bed. But don't worry, one remedy for the winter blues is ice ...
29 Oct 2019

During your stay in Moscow a visit to the Izmaylovo Kremlin (Кремль в Измайлово) is a great opportunity to dive into the spirit of ancient Russia. This unique complex was ...
24 Oct 2019

Moscow is truly an amazing city with so many interesting things to see and experience; from classical museums and historical monuments to festivals and stunning green areas. ...