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Bunker 42 in Moscow: History to touch

08 May 2019

There are many interesting museums in Moscow that are worth a visit and appear on my bucket list. One of them is the Cold War Museum called "Bunker 42". The special thing ...
11 Oct 2018

A very Russian institution The St. Petersburg metro is often praised for its beauty but it is also a place full of little stores, nooks and crannies which I found myself ...
15 Feb 2017

Last weekend I visited the 2016 Wildlife of Russia Photography Exhibition in St.Petersburg. It displays the winning pieces from last year’s competition of the same name. The ...
31 Jan 2017

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Is a Museum visit a part of every travelling experience? Moscow is a city that commemorates history with appreciation and is a home to over 50 different museums. Of ...
13 Oct 2016

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Time flies, and before you know it is time to leave the melting pot and go back home. I do not have many homes away from home, but Moscow surely makes it on the list. It has ...
29 Sep 2016

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Just a stone’s throw from Paveletsky Station is the Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum (Государственный центральный театральный музей имени А. А. Бахрушина). Named for ...
21 Sep 2016

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Among the many blocks of flats dominating Malaya Gruzinskaya Ulitsa is a redbrick manor house that once belonged to Pyotr Shchukin, one of three brothers famed for their art ...
04 Sep 2015

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As a future Geology student, I decided to visit the Vernadsky State Geological Museum. This is a very particular place to visit. There are very few people apart from a ...
08 Jul 2015

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A Journey Through Time With the House of Fabergé I recently had the chance to visit the incredible Fabergé Museum in central St. Petersburg, just a few minutes away from ...
23 Jun 2015

Every once in a while one stumbles upon these hidden gems that surprise you in a good way. Last weekend I visited the Dostoevsky Museum, which of course was interesting, and ...
21 May 2015

A short ride with public transport from Riga’s city centre will take you, almost literally, more than a 100 years back in time. No, I am not speaking of some sort of secret ...
18 May 2015

Today we write the 18th of May and by doing so we also mark a day filled with Russian history. First of all it’s the birthday of the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II. Secondly, ...