Shopping Mall And More: GUM – Russia’s First Department Store

GUM

Shopping Mall And More: GUM – Russia’s First Department Store GUM (ГУМ) is an abbreviation of  Главный Yниверсальный Mагазин, or Main Universal Store, and actually a number of GUMs exist throughout Russia and the former Soviet Republics, but this article focuses on the oldest and most beautiful of them, the Moscow GUM on Red Square.… Continue reading

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Aquapark Piterland Is Where You Should Chill This Summer

Aquapark

Aquapark Piterland Is Where You Should Chill This Summer Summer is the best time to visit all the beautiful gems of St. Petetersburg, including its Aquapark. But as you may have noticed already, sometimes the weather can change drastically, and you have to cancel your plans at the last minute. In days when the weather is… Continue reading

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Riga’s Seaside Jūrmala

When people think of Riga, beaches usually aren’t the first things to come to mind. But actually, Riga’s Seaside town (Jūrmala) has been a favorite place for Latvians and other former Soviet peoples for centuries. Even Khrushchev and Brezhnev frequented the town’s white sandy beaches, resorts and picturesque wooden houses along the shore. As far… Continue reading

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