5 St. petersburg parks you will love in autumn

st. petersburg parks in autumn

In Saint Petersburg there are more than 200 parks and gardens, all with a lovely atmosphere. In the parks the soul of the city is captured. The ‘jewel of Imperial Russia’ is also considered one of the greenest Russian cities. The parks are especially gorgeous when the leaves start to turn red and when autumn… Continue reading

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What Are Typical Russian Apartments?

Typical Russian Apartments

Typical Russian apartments If you live in Western Europe or America, you may be taken aback by the lack of houses in Russian cities. In the UK most families live in houses (even in big cities), whereas except for summer houses (dachas), Muscovites live almost exclusively in apartments.  Origins of the traditional Russian apartment The apartment… Continue reading

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Goodbye from Valentina: пока Россия, I’ll see you soon!

Valentina in Moscow

Time has come to say goodbye to Moscow already and, just as I expected, my experience here was so intense and full of emotions. Five weeks have gone by incredibly fast and now a part of me is not ready to leave the school, my room, my friends, and my daily routine in this beautiful… Continue reading

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