Who is Alyonka?

30 Oct 2019

Although Russia’s main exports have for a long time been oil, gas and other natural resources, the iconic chocolate brand Alyonka (Алёнка) stands out for selling one of the ...
11 Jul 2017

I'm going to begin this post with another confession. In my last post, I admitted that I love marshrutkas, and in this one I'm going to come clean once again: I am ...
15 Sep 2016

When walking along Nevksy Prospekt, you definitely won’t overlook the famous Eliseevsky delicacy store. The colourful designed store at the corner of the ancient Eliseevsky ...
28 Apr 2015

Russian cuisine offers really tasty and filling dishes, but sometimes foreigners find them not so easy to eat as Russian Chocolate. Therefore, everybody agrees on the great ...