The best places for good beer in Moscow

When I told my parents that I was heading to Moscow for the summer their first reaction was ‘watch out for the vodka!’. Indeed, the Russian stuff is much stronger than the vodka we drink in Britain but also much nicer. But the stereotype of Russians and vodka is less and less relevant with the… Continue reading

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Discover St. Petersburg Through the Eyes of Five Russian Writers

Perhaps one of the world’s best cultural destinations, St. Petersburg has inspired a great number of artists through the ages. Many poets have been drawn to “the most abstract and intentional city of the entire globe”, amongst them Pushkin, Gogol and Dostoevsky to name just a few. So why not discover this beautiful and charming… Continue reading

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Sapsan Hochgeschwindigkeitszug

Sapsan

Sapsan Hochgeschwindigkeitszug Nachfolgend möchte ich den Sapsan Hochgeschwindigkeitszug – сапсан – vorstellen, der die beiden wichtigsten Städte Russlands, Moskau und St. Petersburg, verbindet. Der сапсан, übersetzt Wanderfalke, verkehrt zwischen dem Leningrader Bahnhof in Moskau und dem Moskauer Bahnhof in St. Petersburg. Als Startschuss für dieses Projekt kann das Abkommen zwischen Präsident Putin und dem damaligen deutschen… Continue reading

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