Quick Tips: Discovering Moscow’s Winter Wonderland

Moscow's Winter Wonderland

Moscow’s Winter Wonderland Moscow’s winters are long. Really long. Five months out of the year temperatures rarely rise above freezing. So it’s no surprise Muscovites have a few tricks up their sleeves for having loads of fun through winters that seem to stretch on forever. We’ve compiled a list of the most fun ways to… Continue reading

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Towards the East – The Trans-Siberian Railway

The Trans-Siberian Railway

Towards the East – The Trans-Siberian Railway For quite some time I have the wish to travel across Russia with the by Tsar Nicholas II built railway. I would like to learn more about the Russian landscape, and about the daily life in different Russian cities. Therefore, traveling by Trans-Siberian Express all the way to Vladivostok… Continue reading

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Taming the Beast of the Moscow Metro

Moscow Metro

The Moscow Metro Along with being beautiful, the Moscow Metro is massive, beast-like even. The entire system  is 397 km long, has 234 stations, 14 lines, transports 9 million people daily, and the only help we get is a few colors and some squiggly lines. But it doesn’t have to feel like you’re taming a… Continue reading

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3 Tools That Will Help You Prepare For Travelling

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3 Tools That Will Help You Prepare For Travelling I am a big fan of travelling. Once you get bitten by a travel bug, there is no cure – the saying is true. Before my 24th birthday I’ve travelled to over 20 countries around the world. I’ve lived in US, Greece and Russia and used almost every… Continue reading

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4 Most Common After Holiday Chit Chats

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4 Most Common After Holiday Chit Chats Chit Chats and small talk are always there to fill the time in between classes. Here are my top 4 Chit Chats! Have you made a strategy to master Russian. Well, living in Moscow and all – it does come up here and there in a conversation. Once I… Continue reading

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