Winter in Moscow: 5 must-do things you wouldn’t expect

Moscow in winter

I came to Moscow for the first time in late winter, when the average temperature was -12° with snow and wind. It would have been the perfect weather to visit museums and to walk around their warm halls. Unfortunately, I am not really a fan: I prefer architecture, parks, churches, markets… all those kind of… Continue reading


Moscow’s Fallen Monument Park: Soviet Statue Graveyard

Fallen Monument Park

Moscow’s Fallen Monument Park: Soviet Statue Graveyard Located on the Krymskaya Naberezhnaya embankment is a Fallen Monument park unlike any other in Moscow. The park is filled with statues and monuments left behind from the Soviet-era. In 1991, due to anti-Soviet sentiments, many of the statues and monuments of Soviet idols that were scattered throughout the… Continue reading



As a student at Liden & Denz and living close to the intersection of Kollontai street (улица Коллонтай) and Prospect Bolshevikov (Проспект Большевиков), one of the first things I noticed when arriving here was the large hockey arena near the metro station. Quickly,  found out that this arena is the home turf of the Saint… Continue reading