Coffee Sinking and Transiting in Russia: My Brief Return to Moscow

“So catch the next flight to leave Moscow” – Manic Street Preachers. It’s another live blog post, here from Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow’s massive transport hub. I haven’t been to this airport since I started this travel blog, it was 2007 when I was last here. I also haven’t been to Moscow since 2007 either. But Read more about Coffee Sinking and Transiting in Russia: My Brief Return to Moscow[…]

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Friday’s Featured Food: A Russian Feast (Kind of) in Moscow, Russia

I’m on a roll with Moscow and Russia reminiscing this week. I literally make a list of all the posts I want to write and bomb through them. Having talked about things to do in Moscow yesterday, today I reminisce on my first meal in Moscow in Russia. Basically a starter, a main course and Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: A Russian Feast (Kind of) in Moscow, Russia[…]

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Top 6 Things to see and do in Moscow, Russia

Well Russia – it’s been a while. It was almost 6 years since I took my backpack to Moscow in Russia and set about sightseeing in this immense historic capital city. Finally then and just cos (deliberate “working class typing error” there) I’m off to Azerbaijan soon (an ex Soviet state), better late than never Read more about Top 6 Things to see and do in Moscow, Russia[…]

Backpacking in Russia: Red Square, Moscow

It is one of the most famous “squares” in the world and back in 2007, I was privileged enough to spend 4 days in Moscow as part of my whirlwind round the world trip. It all passed me by rather quickly. I stayed in Hostel Moscow and met loads of people there, I met people Read more about Backpacking in Russia: Red Square, Moscow[…]

Backpacking in Russia: Stranger in Moscow and the 1917 Revolutions

One of the few things I remember from a school history lesson on the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics was the Bolshevik revolution of 1917. The whole USSR/Russia/Soviet always held an interest in me. It was a massive country (the USSR/CCCP) which endured the horrors of Stalin and carried someone’s communist dream into the Read more about Backpacking in Russia: Stranger in Moscow and the 1917 Revolutions[…]

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