Living in Russia for 6 months now has taught me that Russians have a sweet tooth. Many of their typical desserts are based on tvorog, condensed milk, berries, and more. And they are all very tasty! So I thought about telling you some of their most popular sweet treats for you to try when you… Continue reading
Yaroslavl – One of the Golden Ring cities of Russia
Ярославль – located about 250 kilometers from Moscow, this city carries over 1,000 years of Russian history and is one of the Golden Ring cities of Russia. Yaroslavl is the home to the first theatre in Russia – The Volkov Theater, named after Fyodor Volkov. The theatre today hosts many classical and modern works from… Continue reading
Stolle Pies – The best пироги in town!
Stolle Pies – The best пироги in town! In my opinion, Stolle pies are the best пироги – pies – in town. The atmosphere of their cafés intends to reflect the end of 19th and early 20th centuries, with oak floors, very sturdy wooden doors, cast brass chandeliers, and leather sofas. The recipes of these… Continue reading
Going on the Trans-Siberian Train
On March 29th 1891, the Russian Tsar Alexander III gave wings to a project that would take around 14 years to be completed. The Trans Siberian Railway today stretches up to 9288 kilometers, connecting European Russia with Siberia and the Far Eastern provinces. It was a long, arduous process that, at times, involved more than… Continue reading