Autumn in St. Petersburg As the days get shorter and the weather colder, I often think of Autumn as a rather gloomy season. However, I have noticed the beautiful colours and crisp air during this season in St. Petersburg. Although I was disappointed to have to start wearing my winter coat in September, this past ...
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 ...
A Walk in the Sokolniki Park: The City of Moscow In Russian: “Я глуяю в парке” One of my favourite things to do is walk around a city park. Here you are able to watch how people and nature interact. Visitors are exposed to the importance of nature as it contrasts with the city around them. ...