Learn about our origin at the State Darwin museum

State Darwin Museum

Being an environmental scientist, of course I had to pay the State Darwin Museum (Государственный Дарвиновский музей) in Moscow a visit. The museum is located at 57 Vavilov Street, within a 10 minutes’ walk from the metro Akademicheskaya (Академическая). This is an amazing museum and you should give yourself at least 3-4 hours in order… Continue reading

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5 Moscow-based Books and Where to Read Them

One of the best ways to discover a country is through literature. However, it can at times be hard to understand the soul of a piece of work only through imagination. If you’re lucky enough to find yourself in Moscow, here’s a list of great novels and stories to get stuck into, along with where… Continue reading

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Ура! Moscow State University (MSU) is in the world’s top 100 universities!

Exciting news for students considering studying in Russia! Moscow State University (московский государственный университет имени ломоносова) has climbed into the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings, rising 30 places since 2014. With over 30,000 students and 6,000 faculty members, MSU is considered one of the most prestigious higher education institutes in Russia, and… Continue reading

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#StudentLife at Liden & Denz in Moscow

Looking at the student blog here at Liden & Denz, I was surprised to find no article about how being a student here is like. Before coming to Moscow, I wanted to know what a typical day for those studying Russian would consist of. Student life, in other words. This includes how Russian classes are… Continue reading

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Moscow’s Unusual Buildings

moscow's unusual buildings

There’s no doubting Moscow’s rich architectural heritage. There’s an abundance of traditional buildings both old and new which fill the bulk of Moscow’s landscape. There are however a collection of somewhat quirky buildings for anybody to peruse and admire. So let’s take a look at some of Moscow’s unusual buildings… Egg House First up is… Continue reading

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Where to eat in Moscow

When in Russia, one should not miss the chance to sample Russian cuisine. Before going to Russia I have heard people saying very different things. Some say Russian food is amazing. Some say Russian food lacks variety and is dull. Anyway, one has to try everything! The question is, where to eat in Moscow? The… Continue reading

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Creative Spaces In Moscow

Creative Spaces In Moscow

I got thinking following on from my post about Moscow street art. Where in Moscow can somebody go to get the creative juices flowing? Artists, writers, architects and anybody looking to created need a haven, a home away from home, in order to inspire and bring out the best in their ideas. Truthfully, trying to… Continue reading

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Summer Festivals in Moscow

festivals

Moscow is interesting and exciting all year round, but there are events on many days of the year that make the Russian capital even more vibrant. Festivals are a special experience that attracts and connects people from all over the world. The themes of the festivals are diverse and range from music events over historical… Continue reading

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