Category Archives: Russia

From Russia With Love. Living in Murom for 6 Months

 St Basil Cathedral, The Red Square. Amazing. Those that read my blog regularly already know I lived in Russia for 6 months. Living in this country was one of those moments that changed my life. I have made many selfish

From Russia With Love. Living in Murom for 6 Months

 St Basil Cathedral, The Red Square. Amazing. Those that read my blog regularly already know I lived in Russia for 6 months. Living in this country was one of those moments that changed my life. I have made many selfish

A Glimpse into Central Russia.

Besides the  -30 temperatures, various corpses of animals who did not survive the winter nights littering the footpaths, German 194o’s buses full of short and stocky Russian Grandmothers who barely fit through the doors of said bus and a multitude

A Glimpse into Central Russia.

Besides the  -30 temperatures, various corpses of animals who did not survive the winter nights littering the footpaths, German 194o’s buses full of short and stocky Russian Grandmothers who barely fit through the doors of said bus and a multitude

Linguistically Challenged: The Train From Helsinki to Moscow

I have travelled a lot over the last decade and have never been a victim or even an observer of a Culture Shock – being hard to shock in general, I always thought it was a bit of a myth.

Linguistically Challenged: The Train From Helsinki to Moscow

I have travelled a lot over the last decade and have never been a victim or even an observer of a Culture Shock – being hard to shock in general, I always thought it was a bit of a myth.

It’s Not Chanel, Darling: Shopping in Central Russia

Suzdal (Су́здаль)  is one of the oldest towns in Russia. Suzdal is located in the Golden Ring in Central Russia, approximately 26 kilometres (16 miles) from Vladimir and 38 kilometres (24 miles) from Moscow. To put the history of this town

It’s Not Chanel, Darling: Shopping in Central Russia

Suzdal (Су́здаль)  is one of the oldest towns in Russia. Suzdal is located in the Golden Ring in Central Russia, approximately 26 kilometres (16 miles) from Vladimir and 38 kilometres (24 miles) from Moscow. To put the history of this town