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How to Spend 3 Days in Moscow

After collecting tones of documents, filling endless visa applications and other electronic forms, going through numerous interviews and passing the most frightening border officer in your life, you are finally here, in Russia. red square Check-in on…

Where to try Russian banya in Moscow?

What is “banya”? Russiann banyasource: msk.Sanduny.ru Winter is the best season to visit a traditional Russian banya.  The wet heat of it will battle the big winter freeze. Are you going to visit a bathhouse in…

A Glimpse Into Russian Literature: Best Russian Writers

Pushkin

It would be difficult to find a person who loves literature and has never heard of Russian writers, such as Leo Tolstoy and Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Indeed, when I think of what we should be proud of as a nation, the first thing that comes into my mind is literature. It goes the way beyond Tolstoy,…

VDNKh Park and it’s Secrets

VDNKh

There is a special place named VDNKh (Exhibition of Achievements of National Economy) that you could find in Moscow, it’s a huge exhibition park territory. Depending on how you feel at the moment, you could find a spot here that would relate especially to you.  There are so many things to do here. You could…

Top 10 Myths About Russia

Russian cosmonaut

“Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside enigma” Winston Churchill The job of tour guide means not only to talk about the history and show famous attractions. The goal of a tour guide is also to show real Russian culture, traditions and to break stereotypes. Of course, I’m ready for some funny questions…

10 Alternative Souvenirs From Russia

Ushanka hat

What to do if you can buy a “Matryoshka” and a samovar in the souvenir shops worldwide, and you really want to bring an outstanding souvenir from Russia? Of course, you can find some alternatives! National Russian hats are recognizable around the world. Almost every tourist in Moscow considers it his duty to buy “Ushanka”…