5 Places To See When Visiting Moscow

RedSquare

This year I spent nearly 10 weeks in Moscow and was able to see a variety of sights. With this blog post, I want to help you save time during your stay and gather together the most important places to see when visiting this amazing city. The Red Square The Red Square is one of… Continue reading

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A Literature Lover’s Guide to St. Petersburg

Griboyedov Canal

If you love Russian literature, St. Petersburg is a dream destination. Pushkin, Dostoyevsky, Tolstoy, Gogol, Nabokov… Almost all the great Russian writers spent time in this beautiful city. Wandering along the canals beneath the grand buildings, it’s hard not to feel inspired as well. So what can you do to find out more about St.… Continue reading

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Moscow by Bus!

Moscow is a massive and sometimes intimidating city and can pose some difficulties to those who want to get around and see all the wonderful sights that Moscow has to offer. Of course, understanding and using the metro makes Moscow a pretty simple city to get around, but the metro stations are tremendous works of… Continue reading

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Vyborg

Located just outside St Petersburg is Vyborg: a little town with a lot to offer! You can get to Vyborg by electrichka or train: the electrichka is just 120 roubles each way for students, but the train is quicker although more expensive. The electrichka takes just over two hours but it’s worth the journey! It… Continue reading

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