7 things to consider before you start studying Russian

Russisch Lernen

There are plenty of good reasons why you should start learning Russian as a foreign language. With a total number of 277 million Russian speakers, it is considered the world’s 5th most commonly spoken language. You might find it interesting to hear that only about one half of the total number of Russian speakers is… Continue reading

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Top 10 Russian Language Learning Websites

Language Learning Websites

Language Learning Websites Fun. Exciting. Helpful.—These are words that might escape you when talking about the mass of language learning gobbledygook on the web. Why is it so difficult to find quality language learning materials online? This question has splintered the language learning community for decades. So we’ve asked some of our most experienced language… Continue reading

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Top 10 List of Moscow’s Best Bookstores

Moscow's best bookstores

Moscow Bookstores Moscow is among the best cities in the world to buy books. Being that Moscow is so diverse, the city naturally has a plethora of great bookstores for all types of readers. Maybe you’re into crime, or romance, or some wacky combination of the two, or you just want a souvenir to take… Continue reading

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How To Trick Your Brain into Speaking Russian Fast

Russian Fast

Ты говоришь по-русски? If you understand the above phrase, wonderful, apply what I’m about to say to your next language. If you’re just now getting the results back from Google Translate, we have work to do. Chances are you’ve been studying Russian longer than you would’ve liked. Maybe you’re taking it easy, a word a… Continue reading

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6 Russian Hats You Should Be Wearing This Winter

Russian Hats

6 Russian Hats We love hats. We wear hats for fashion, for religious and formal purposes, and of course, to keep us warm. (And here in Moscow, there’s a lot of the latter going around.) You’re probably wearing a hat right now, or you see someone wearing a hat, trying desperately to stay warm. But… Continue reading

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