Photo of the Week

This was the meal we were presented with at a wonderful Georgian restaurant in Moscow. I’ve now fallen in love with  khachapuri! Advertisements

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Photo of the Week

There’s just something about Eastern Orthodox churches that, aesthetically, I love. They’re bright, colourful, and incredibly bold. I could photograph them all day every day. This three-bar cross – seen throughout Eastern Orthodox churches – topped a church on Varvarka street. I just had to get a picture of this cross against the bright blue Moscow […]

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Red is beautiful in Russia

Before I visited the country and did some investigating, I had always assumed that the colour red was related with Russia so strongly because of the Bolshevik revolution. Indeed the colour red was important at the time; the colour of Communism, the colour of the blood of the workers who rose up. Red was the […]

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Orthodox Churches and me

The places in the world I have travelled to so far have often brought me into contact with Eastern Orthodox Christianity; namely, their churches. The first time I had ever seen an Orthodox church was the Cathedral of St Sava in Belgrade, and it was an impressive introduction to their architecture. Although I’m not a religious […]

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Mapping out Moscow

When you arrive into a city like Moscow for the first time, its sheer enormity can be terrifying. I find a good way to orientate yourself is to join a city tour. In Munich, I went on a Sandemans New Europe Munich Free Tour which really endeared me to these sorts of walks. Roughly two […]

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