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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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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The essentials of drinking vodka in Russia

The essentials of drinking vodka in Russia

We’ll bet most visitors associate Russia with vodka. And while there is definitely a connection between the liquor and our country, it’s not as simple as you may think. Firstly, where did vodka come from? There are several stories about the origin of this high-alcohol beverage. We’ll omit the jokes...

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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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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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