6 Phrases to Help You Survive on the Marshrutka

Okay, I’ll admit it: I love marshrutkas. What could be finer than being smushed into a minivan with a gaggle of Russians while you zoom through St. Petersburg at breakneck speeds? The first time I lived in St. Petersburg, the best way to get from the metro to my apartment was by marshrutka, and I… Continue reading

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Moscow by Bus!

Moscow is a massive and sometimes intimidating city and can pose some difficulties to those who want to get around and see all the wonderful sights that Moscow has to offer. Of course, understanding and using the metro makes Moscow a pretty simple city to get around, but the metro stations are tremendous works of… Continue reading

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