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If the apple season left you with too many apples and you’ve already succeeded in reducing all your visits to the doctor, here are some Russian-style recipes that will have you feeling this fall season.
Russians love to quote lines from fables in everyday life, and by learning a few and their meaning, you can really leave an impression. Check out some of the most popular phrases that might come in handy.
Surprisingly or not, some of the most well-known symbols of individual cities and even entire countries had once been subjects of never-ending debates. The Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, the Shard in London… But what about St. Petersburg? Here are some of the most recent architectural projects that have become a truly integral part of the city’s landscape despite the controversy surrounding them.
It’s not only the expensive stuff with a huge green V on the package that is vegan – some Russian manufacturers don't really highlight the fact that their products are also free of animal-sourced ingredients. This means that there are more vegan choices at your nearest supermarket than you might think.
Whether on chocolate boxes, in textbooks or memes, these masterpieces have become an integral part of Russian culture. So what makes them so popular?
Today, on August 9, we celebrate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Their art offers a wealth of storytelling, beauty, and inspiration.
Mesmerizing waterfalls, centuries-old pines, and rocky cliffs – could you believe that all of these are just a ride away from our city? If you have been putting off the trip to "the land of a thousand and one lakes" for too long, this is your sign to finally hit the road. Here is what to see and do in Karelia.
Early August is a perfect time to gorge on the gifts of the forest (and garden), many of which you can buy at small markets by the metro and railroad stations. Here’s a quick guide to your new favorite treats.
Free concerts, food festivals, and firework shows are all part of the uniquely Russian tradition of a City Day – an annual celebration of your hometown with virtually the entire city present.
If you think the term vatrushka sounds familiar, you probably remember our recent all-encompassing overview on the many ways we eat tvorog, a true kitchen staple, in Russia. But there is more to this dessert than meets the eye – and today we’ll let you in on the secret to the best, most delicious vatrushka of your life.