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What Studying Online at a Siberian University Taught Me About Siberia

26 Jul 2021

Through a university exchange, I had planned to study at Tomsk State University, in Siberia, for five months. However, like most people planning trips away have found, the ...
23 Jul 2021

If you’re in St. Petersburg at the moment, you will have noticed how the Neva has become the parking spot of some impressive navy vessels, and that in the last week it has ...
15 Oct 2020

Russian mythology has various underwater characters: the vodyanoy (водяной) is the male water spirit, and the rusalka (русалка) his female counterpart. As you may have ...
19 Mar 2018

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Russian Easter traditions were suppressed in the Soviet era, but many have since been revived to their former glory.  Now, Easter, or Paskha (Пасха), is one of Russia’s ...
03 Jul 2017

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Everyone knows that going on a trip means a lot of expenses: between the flight, the accommodation, the museums and dinners out, you’ll feel like your pocket will be more and ...
30 Sep 2016

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  For some reason, few visitors to Moscow seem to know about the Ismailovo Kremlin. The word ‘Kremlin’ for most brings to mind the imposing and infamous scarlet ...
20 Jul 2016

If you happen to find love whilst studying in Russia, you may like to know what is in store for you on your special day. Here are some Russian wedding ...
12 Dec 2014

Popular Traditions: Where There Is A Dacha, There Is a Banya Popular traditions throughout Russian history emits an incredibly long list of traditions. However, none of these ...