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


Prepare Yourself: Moscow Ice cream Festival 2016

Moscow Ice Cream Festival

Prepare Yourself: Moscow Ice cream Festival 2016 This summer is the 20th anniversary of the annual Moscow Ice Cream Festival, which lasts until July 10th.  It is taking place in 32 locations across Moscow (mainly in the parks). This means there’s no excuse to miss out on some great quality ice cream.  The enormous variety means there’s… Continue reading


Elbrus: An adventure for a Russian and his brave cat


Russian citizen takes his cat for an adventure Just recently, a Russian citizen decided to climb the highest mountain on European territory: Elbrus in Caucasus (5642m). He was more than ready preparing himself for 2 months in advance – and quite excited about his upcoming adventure. Nevertheless, he was not to keen to go all… Continue reading