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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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
4 Ways to Trully Enjoy Gorky Park Impossible to miss it This past Sunday, I took advantage of the beautiful weather to enjoy Gorky Park or Park Gorkovo (Парк Горького). The full name is the Maxim Gorky Central Park for Culture and Leisure (Центральный парк культуры и отдыха имени Горького). To get to the park, you ...