Winter in Moscow: 5 must-do things you wouldn’t expect

Moscow in winter

I came to Moscow for the first time in late winter, when the average temperature was -12° with snow and wind. It would have been the perfect weather to visit museums and to walk around their warm halls. Unfortunately, I am not really a fan: I prefer architecture, parks, churches, markets… all those kind of… Continue reading


The best viewpoints to see Moscow from above

Moscow from above

Moscow is so beautiful, it is worth to see from every angle, but the view from above is totally stunning. That’s why there are so many viewpoints around the city. They are historical buildings, parks, museums, and restaurants that also offer breath-taking views of the city. So, in this article you will find some hints… Continue reading


Gorky Park’s 90th anniversary: how to celebrate it

Gorky Park's 90th anniversary

Moscow is about to celebrate the famous Gorky Park’s 90th anniversary. Read this blog post and follow me in the discovery of the park’s history and importance, that have reached Europe and the USA as well, through a book, a movie and a song. Be ready to celebrate this event with nice activities and reconnect… Continue reading


Feeling Festive: Moscow’s Seasonal Skating Rinks

moscow ice skating

Feeling Festive: Moscow’s Seasonal Skating Rinks So the snow is here to stay (along with the rain and sleet and whatever else was going on yesterday evening) and for me, a girl from a city that didn’t have a single snowflake last winter, that means getting ready for Christmas or, if you will be spending… Continue reading


Pedal Boating in Gorky Park

Gorky Park

Pedal Boating in Gorky Park There are a seemingly endless number of activities available in Gorky Park. Amongst the cyclists and people on roller-blades, it is hard to do everything the park offers. However, one summer activity that I would highly recommend if you’re in the park with a group, is Pedal boating (Pedalo). A… Continue reading


4 Ways to Trully Enjoy Gorky Park

enjoy Gorky Park

4 Ways to Trully Enjoy Gorky Park Impossible to miss it This past Sunday, I took advantage of the beautiful weather to enjoy Gorky Park or Park Gorkovo (Парк Горького). The full name is the Maxim Gorky Central Park for Culture and Leisure (Центральный парк культуры и отдыха имени Горького). To get to the park, you… Continue reading