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The owners have no restaurant experience, but this is still the best vegan cafe in Moscow

The owners have no restaurant experience, but this is still the best vegan cafe in Moscow

Wandering the maze of yards of Moscow’s Artplay Design Centre, you will sooner or later stumble upon a bullet-shaped structure mounting a concrete box covered in drawings. If you get here in one of the few warm months, you will also see a summer terrace with chairs and tables of...
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Best anti-cafes in Moscow

Best anti-cafes in Moscow

Ever been to a cafe where you didn’t have to pay for tea or coffee, but instead for the time you spent there? If not, Moscow is the best place to discover this new trend of the “anti-cafe.” And if you have experienced this new trend, then Moscow has some...
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Guide to Moscow public transit during the FIFA World Cup

Guide to Moscow public transit during the FIFA World Cup

The 2018 FIFA World Cup takes place from June 14 to July 15, 2018, across 11 cities in Russia. The capital city of Moscow will play host to 12 World Cup matches, and many tourists from around the world are planning to visit and support their favourite football team. Commute...
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Guide to Moscow’s Christmas markets

Guide to Moscow’s Christmas markets

Maybe you’re looking for the perfect Christmas gift for that special someone, or maybe you’re just wanting to soak up that joyful Christmas spirit, possibly with a side of Russian caviar. No matter what’s got you in the mood for a Christmas market, the selection in Moscow won’t disappoint. From where to...
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The complete guide to: Moscow travel

The complete guide to: Moscow travel

Moscow is a city that longs to be explored. With a rich history and tons of museums and monuments to visit, history buffs will never be bored! If you enjoy food, Moscow has got your back, with tons of restaurants to visit, and even a Soviet-era style restaurant for the...
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Ramadan celebrations in Moscow

Ramadan celebrations in Moscow

In honour of Ramadan, we asked our guides around the globe how they celebrate the holy month in their home. Here’s what Katya, our guide on the ground in Moscow, told us about Ramadan in her city. Russia doesn’t typically come to mind when you think of Islam, or honouring...
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Things to do in: Moscow

Things to do in: Moscow

For many people, Moscow is a city shrouded in mystery. Those who have never been to Russia often have a specific image in their minds of what Russia is like — thanks to the barrage of images in the media that often cast the city in a depressing light. The media...
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Meet: Olga, our local expert in Moscow

Meet: Olga, our local expert in Moscow

Olga Sitnik is the owner of Moscow Urban Adventures, as well as the director and co-founder of ExploRussia. Despite running two tourism businesses, she actually doesn’t have a background in the tourism industry — which is the way she likes it, instead viewing travel from the traveller’s perspective. Her business...
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24 hours in: Moscow

24 hours in: Moscow

Only have one day to see Moscow? No problem! It’s possible to take in many of the city sites and local hot spots with just a day to spare. And because our itinerary below is accessible entirely on foot, you don’t have to worry about cabs or public transit. (Or...
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How to spend a perfect Christmas vacation in Russia

How to spend a perfect Christmas vacation in Russia

Coming to Russia in winter may sound a bit scary. I’ll be honest with you; when I run our Moscow tours in winter, I usually check on my tourists every 15 to 30 minutes, asking whether it’s too cold and whether we should we go inside somewhere. Usually, only Canadians...
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