Category Archives: Moscow – most read

21 Sep
2020
Land of great contrasts, Russia stands before the eyes of us foreigners as an obscure, elusive land. Few among those who were not born there – and perhaps not even those who are, – can say to have fully understood it. Proof of this is also its extremely heterogeneous cultural heritage, which through its literature, ...
10 Aug
2018
Moscow is about to celebrate the famous Gorky Park’s 90th anniversary. Read this blog post and follow me in the discovery of the park’s history and importance, that have reached Europe and the USA as well, through a book, a movie and a song. Be ready to celebrate this event with nice activities and reconnect ...
26 Feb
2017
Moscow Bookstores Moscow is among the best cities in the world to buy books. Being that Moscow is so diverse, the city naturally has a plethora of great bookstores for all types of readers. Maybe you’re into crime, or romance, or some wacky combination of the two, or you just want a souvenir to take ...
14 Feb
2017
Aviapark Supermall When you walk into Aviapark supermall on Hodynskiy the chances of you finding your way out are 1 in 17 million. With over 500 stores and an area of 230,000 square meters, you could stuff the entire Moscow Zoo, Luzhniki soccer field, and GUM skating rink, through its doors and still have enough ...
13 Feb
2017
Pioner Cinema on Kutuzousky Pioner Cinema on Kutuzousky has quickly become Moscow’s go-to spot for lovers of all types of cinema. Established in 2009, Pioner shows everything from present-day box-office hits to art-house and art-mainstream blockbusters to classic cinematic masterpieces in their famed “At the Cinema, At Last” events. History Pioner first opened its doors ...
10 Feb
2017
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 ...
22 Jul
2016
Summer in Moscow Summer in Moscow is hot and sunny… most of the time! There is a lot to view in Moscow during summer, there are many parks, markets and tourist sites such as the Red Square and the Kremlin. So I asked some fellow students studying Russian in Liden and Denz what they think ...
02 Jun
2016
Vegetarian Diet in Moscow: It’s Possible! Vegetarianism as a lifestyle choice has risen significantly over the last decade, and contrary to what some may think, Moscow has plenty of options to satisfy the travelling herbivore. While some Russians may give you a funny look if you mention the words vegetarian (вегетарианец) or vegan (веган), many ...
19 May
2016
Review: Luncheon at Cafe Pushkin Cafe Pushkin Practical Information: Location: 26-A Tverskoy Boulevard, a short walk from Tverskaya Station Price: 620 rubles for 2 courses, 930 rubles for 3 courses, includes wine and tea/coffee  Website: http://cafe-pushkin.ru/en/ A fellow student, Martina, suggested a visit to Cafe Pushkin, a restaurant which is considered by many to be one of ...
18 May
2016
Into The Hatch: A Guided Tour of Bunker 42 Bunker 42 Practical Information Location: 5 minute walk from Taganskaya Station on the Circle Line Tour Length: 45 minutes Tour Cost: 1850 rubles for the Basic Tour, plus 200 to take photos inside Website: http://www.bunker42.com/en/   Yesterday, Liden & Denz sent a group of students to ...