Gratitude Days Turn Into Years! Happy 2017 !

Happy 2017

Gratitude Days Turn Into Years! Happy 2017 ! The months of Gratitude are upon us. Or, should I say days? Starting with Thanksgiving in the West all the way to Epiphany in the East. I am talking about two different religions here, конечно (clearly). What about the rest of the year? What is it about… Continue reading


An Unexpected Discovery: Tsereteli’s Museum-Studio

artist Tsereteli

An Unexpected Discovery: Tsereteli’s Museum-Studio Recently, I happened across the strangest but most fabulous place. I was absentmindedly walking in the general direction of the Moscow Zoo, hoping to discover some unknown spots – I was not disappointed. On Gruzinskaya Square, not far from Barrikadnaya metro station, there is a line of ginormous statues across… Continue reading


Review: Saigon Vietnamese Cafe

saigon vietnamese

Review: Saigon Vietnamese Cafe Not more than a three-minute walk from Liden & Denz Moscow is Saigon (Сайгон), a Vietnamese cafe that offers great value and decent food. Especially popular with people that work in the area, their business lunch menu offers filling, simple dishes for low prices. For a mere 270 roubles you can… Continue reading


Art Weekend, Moscow

Art Weekend

Art Weekend, Moscow This weekend, Moscow’s Design Centre (Центр дизайна), Artplay, is hosting Art Weekend, a market for all lovers of unique handmade gifts and crafts. With over 200 sellers, the autumn Art Weekend promises to be the place to buy one-of-a-kind souvenirs and Christmas gifts. The market has already enjoyed great success in the… Continue reading


Review: Bao + Bar, Moscow

bao + bar

Review: Bao + Bar, Moscow This autumn, Bao + Bar opened on Sadovaya-Kudrinskaya Street in Moscow. Serving up what it describes on its Facebook page as “Asian street food”, I had to give it a try, and so last month a classmate of mine joined me for a bite to eat. Now, some Asian food… Continue reading