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What food to take on a train in a Russian supermarket?

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A Trans-Siberian dream journey comes true? Congratulations! Have you already got your tickets for the Trans-Siberian route? Where are you going: to Lake Baikal or even further? Either ways, probably you have never travelled this far by train and not sure what to eat during this exciting journey. Caring ExploRussia team made a list of…

Black Friday in Moscow

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In Russia and many other countries of the world, the main holiday of shopping lovers in 2019 falls on November 29. Black Friday in Moscow is a real opportunity to buy an expensive and long-desired thing, get gifts for family and friends for Christmas and New Year. This is the best way to save money. …

The most famous art museums in Russia

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Once Winston Churchill described Russia as “is a riddle wrapped in a mystery.” We don’t want to argue with the classic but we believe that there is a good way to discover enigmatic and at the same time the rich and deep cultural Russia. Exploring Russia thought the best art museums is an absolutely eye-opening…

Best 7 Places for Breakfast in Moscow

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Eating out for breakfast in Moscow becomes more and more popular. A lot of restaurants and cafes keep up with this trend and offer special menus to start your day on a positive note. We have personally picked the best 7 places for you to have breakfast in Moscow!   Metropol   Even if you…

Best Coffee Shops in Moscow

You might have an image of Russia being a vodka country, or a tea country if you consider non-alcoholic drinks. We definitely love tea but it seems like its best days have passed, and now it’s coffee time! Read about the best Moscow coffee shops below! The popularity of coffee is constantly growing. On average,…

Best places to eat cheap and fast food in Moscow. Part 2

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In Best places to eat fast and cheap in Moscow. Part 1 article we described fast food restaurants and markets with fashionable fast casual food stalls. As you already know they have quite a history behind them. Those places are great if you need to grab a bite while you are on the go. But…

Best places to eat fast and cheap food in Moscow. Part 1

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For many years Moscow has been included in the top 20 most expensive cities in the world. Forbes put Russia’s capital on the 3rd place in the world rating of the cities where billionaires live. According to the magazine 73 richest people of the world lived in Moscow in 2017. But even if you are…

Russian Ballet: What to See, How to Book and What to Wear?

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They say that Russian ballet school is the best in the world. It is called an unofficial ballet capital of the world. Among its representatives are so many notable dancers and choreographers. Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky which is known as one of the greatest composers not only in Russia but throughout the world who is the…

TOP 6 places in Moscow to experience Soviet Russia

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One of Moscow historians once said that two powers influenced the way Moscow looked today. Those powers were communism and capitalism. Opposite from Saint Petersburg, where royal heritage created a unique atmosphere of a European capital, Moscow is full of reminders about a country that does not exist anymore, the Soviet Union. Below you will…