Scaring the Russian out of you

It’s that time of the year again, where you dress up in a terrifying costume and scare your friends: it’s Halloween. Of course, you know that every country has its own creepy and scary characters; like how British people have Jack the Ripper or the Austrians have ‘Krampus’. But what about Russia? Do the people… Continue reading

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Typical sports in Russia

Every country has its own sports, like how Brazil has football or Austria has skiing. And Russia is no different. This blog is all about the wealth of sport that you can watch as a spectator or even take part in whilst in Russia. Sombo (Самбо) Sombo is a very popular material art which actually has… Continue reading

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5 Russian movies you must see

Whether you’re learning the Russian language or are just a movie lover, have a read through these five suggestions – I’m only going to provide you with the best! Брат (1997) This film is a classic from 1997 as it should be. Translated into English it means brother. It is known all over the world… Continue reading

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Escaping Saint Petersburg for a day

Sometimes we all have to take a break from fast-paced life in the city, even if it is just for one day. It doesn’t really matter whether you’re living here for a long period or just staying for a few days as a tourist. With the following tips you’ll be able to make your short… Continue reading

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Different places, different faces

Every county has its own little characteristics, mannerism or even superstitions. But what about the people from Russia? You might have heard something about their stereotypes but not all of them are true or even false interpreted. Let’s put them to the test and see what’s really going on. Old versus new spirit When people… Continue reading

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