Russian history

Leo Tolstoy and his Yasnaya Polyana


“As long as there is life, there is still happiness” Leo Tolstoy Two weeks ago, a group of Taiwan tourists tried our newly organized tour to Tula and Yasnaya Polyana for the first time. Let’s travel together with our tourists to this wonderful place and discover some interesting facts about Russia, Russian literature and Leo…

Uncover Hidden Treasures of Moscow


Uncover Hidden Treasures of Moscow From Café Pushkin to another Kremlin which is not on Red Square There are so many things to do and places to visit in Moscow. So, please, don’t limit yourself to what a normal guest usually sees in the capital of Russia, I mean, pop tourist attractions such as Red…

Curious Facts About Moscow Metro


Once you plan your trip to Russia, we definitely recommend you to visit the Moscow Metro. Our subway is more than just public transport. It can be called the underground palace, where 44 stations are considered as cultural heritage sites. You can see bronze statues, impressive mosaics, stained glass, columns, and chandeliers that will boggle…

Vodka: Theory and Practice


It’s time to talk about the most stereotypical Russian drink. About Vodka, of course! Most likely you have already heard something about this strong beverage: 40% alcohol by volume, characteristic taste, and smell and crystal clear as water. To the point, a name vodka is a diminutive form of the Slavic word “voda” (water).

Most famous Russian women


Historical Background On this day there were mass demonstrations of women in Petrograd, who demanded the right to vote (look at the banner in the picture) and protested against famine and World War I. Four days later Tsar Nicholas II signed an order that allowed women to vote but it didn’t help to stop revolutionary…