The White Rabbit looking at Stalin’s Seven Sisters

White Rabbit

The White Rabbit looking at Stalin’s Seven Sisters The White Rabbit is a wonderful place to please your taste and your eyes. This beautiful restaurant is situated on the last floor of the building Smolenskiy Passaj, giving you a breath taking view of one of Stalin’s Seven Sisters. The tables are all in an enormous… Continue reading

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“Chez Géraldine” and the festival “Circle of light”

In France, Geraldine is a relatively rare name. In Russia, needless to say, it is absolutely unknown and impossible to make it sound more Russian expect by adding an a at the end… Often the Russian react with “ооо такое красивое имя!” (ooh what a beautiful name). So when I discovered that there was a… Continue reading

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The Golden Ring

If you are looking for a small trip out of Moscow, I would strongly suggest you to go and discover the Golden Ring. The Golden Ring, or Золото́е кольцо́ as it is known in Russian, is a ring composed of 8 cities, whose history goes many centuries back. Every one of the cities showcase beautiful… Continue reading

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Biking in Moscow

At first glance, Moscow does not seem like the ideal place to ride your bike. The busy roads and sometimes unpredictable driving of the locals can easily turn your calm ride into a nightmare. That being said, Moscow is actively changing and the mayor is taking measures that have had a real impact for bikers… Continue reading

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Sanduny bathhouses, с лёгким паром!

After having lived 3 years in Russia, I had still not been to the Russian bania. This is certainly one of the most typical Russian traditions and it really would have been a shame to try at least once. I therefore decided to enjoy the Sanduny bathhouses, one of the most prestigious bania of the… Continue reading

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Бизнес Ланч, the Russian solution to a short lunch break

Moscow is known for being a busy city with people always in a hurry. Whether they are students or employees of important companies, Muscovites have little time to eat their lunch sadly ( trust me, in France, we never appreciate it when we cannot fully enjoy our meals). Therefore, nearly every restaurant in the capital… Continue reading

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Moskvarium at the VDNKh

The VDNKh which was once in a pitiful state is being completely transformed. The “pavillons” of the different soviet republics are being renovated, new attractions have been created, including the completely new Moskvarium which included a few months ago. With 12000 m2 and more than 80 tanks, it is one of the biggest aquariums in… Continue reading

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Artplay, Michelangelo: the Creation

On the 5th of September, a new exhibition dedicated to the works of Michelangelo opened at Artplay design centre. The centre is located not far from Vinzavod, metro station Kurskaya. Artplay has a very big territory on which can be found design and architecture shops, bookshops, offices of small design companies, a design school and… Continue reading

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