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A guide to thrifting in St Petersburg

24 Jul 2019

Since moving to St Petersburg from the UK, I have been on a mission to hunt down cheap and sustainable ways to shop. Back in England I am an avid thrifter, meaning that I love ...
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 ...
05 May 2016

High End Shopping in Moscow High End Shopping. A word that every single woman loves, and also some men do love it. It is an international word and also in Moscow you can hear ...
09 Jun 2015

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Udelnaya Flea Market Looking for a unique way to practice your Russian this weekend, and maybe pick up a few souvenirs along the way? Then head north to St.Petersburg flea ...
26 Nov 2014

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Shopping Mall And More: GUM - Russia's First Department Store GUM (ГУМ) is an abbreviation of  Главный Yниверсальный Mагазин, or Main Universal Store, and actually a number ...
24 Jan 2014

A visit to Moscow is never complete without a visit to Moscow's world famous Red Square (Красная площадь). In just one relativity small area, one can see many of the famous ...
07 Nov 2013

St. Petersburg is famous for being the most "western" city in Russia when it comes to architecture, culture and mentality. Therefore, it should be no surprise that the city ...
15 Aug 2013

Dom Knigi (Дом книги) is situated on the corner of Nevsky Prospekt (Невский Проспект) and Canal Griboedova (Канал грибоедова). The bookstore is on the first floor of the ...