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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5 cose da non fare o non dire mai in Russia

Abbiamo già parlato in precedenza delle superstizioni russe in questo blog (leggi l’articolo), ma esistono anche altre interessanti abitudini che sicuramente avrai l’occasione di conoscere viaggiando in questo paese. A volte, è meglio imparare cosa NON fare se vuoi adattarti o almeno fare una bella impressione sui tuoi amici russi o sui russi in generale.… Continue reading

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Visiting the Russian Museum

The Russian Museum is an excellent introduction to Russian history and culture. The museum was established by Nicholas ll who assigned Mikhailovsky Palace to become the ‘Russian Museum of Emperor Alexander lll’. Its collection consists of works from the Hermitage, Alexander Palace, the Imperial Academy of Arts and many private collections which were nationalised after… Continue reading

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