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E-scooters: The new way to get around Russian cities?

08 Nov 2021

First popular in the US, e-scooters have become increasingly widespread across America and European capitals in the past decade. However, this new trend reached Russia ...
27 Sep 2021

When I first arrived in Saint Petersburg, the metro seemed too intimidating, and I managed to get around the city by foot to start with. As a result, during my first week ...
28 Sep 2016

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On the 10th September a new line opened on the Moscow Metro circuit: the Moscow Central Circle, or MCC (Московское центральное кольцо, МЦК). The new route, drawn on my handy ...
21 Sep 2015

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At first glance, Moscow does not seem like the ideal place to ride your bike. The busy roads and sometimes unpredictable driving of the locals can easily turn your calm ride ...
04 Dec 2014

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Many cities across the world have adopted the metro as the preferred method of public transportation, but few have gone to the same extent as Russia has to beautify their ...
28 May 2014

This week's practical information is all about public transport within the city. There's a wide range of ways to get around the city and although you can do it on foot, of ...