Ice skating rinks in Moscow

GUM ice rink

During the winter time the thought of going outside in the cold might prevent you from leaving your cosy and warm bed. But don’t worry, one remedy for the winter blues is ice skating. This activity will not only get your blood pumping but is also a good way to stimulate your muscles. So get… Continue reading

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Izmaylovo Kremlin

During your stay in Moscow a visit to the Izmaylovo Kremlin (Кремль в Измайлово) is a great opportunity to dive into the spirit of ancient Russia. This unique complex was inspired by the architecture of old Moscow and by drawings of Russian fairytales. It can easily be called the Disneyland of Russian history and handcraft.… Continue reading

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Greetings from Moscow!

Marleen in Moscow

Привет из Москвы! Hello everyone, my name is Marleen and I am currently in my last year of my Bachelor’s degree International Business Relations in Austria. I will spend the next ten weeks in Moscow interning at Liden & Denz as a blogger and editorial assistant and I will be sharing my experiences from this beautiful… Continue reading

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Learn about our origin at the State Darwin museum

State Darwin Museum

Being an environmental scientist, of course I had to pay the State Darwin Museum (Государственный Дарвиновский музей) in Moscow a visit. The museum is located at 57 Vavilov Street, within a 10 minutes’ walk from the metro Akademicheskaya (Академическая). This is an amazing museum and you should give yourself at least 3-4 hours in order… Continue reading

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Moscow City Day

Moscow City Day

Moscow City Day (День города Москвы) is an annual celebration of, as the name indicates, the city of Moscow. It is celebrated on the first or second Saturday of September meaning that this year, which marks the 872th anniversary of the city, the celebrations will be held on the 7-8 of September. What is Moscow… Continue reading

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Привет from the new intern at Liden & Denz in Moscow

Intern in Moscow

Привет всем! My name is Vera Ahtonen and I am from Sweden. I am currently doing an internship at the Liden and Denz language centre in Moscow and I will be here for the next three months. A short description of me would be “The Swede who is in love with Russia”. A longer one… Continue reading

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Moscow’s Unusual Buildings

moscow's unusual buildings

There’s no doubting Moscow’s rich architectural heritage. There’s an abundance of traditional buildings both old and new which fill the bulk of Moscow’s landscape. There are however a collection of somewhat quirky buildings for anybody to peruse and admire. So let’s take a look at some of Moscow’s unusual buildings… Egg House First up is… Continue reading

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Creative Spaces In Moscow

Creative Spaces In Moscow

I got thinking following on from my post about Moscow street art. Where in Moscow can somebody go to get the creative juices flowing? Artists, writers, architects and anybody looking to created need a haven, a home away from home, in order to inspire and bring out the best in their ideas. Truthfully, trying to… Continue reading

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