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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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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The enormity of Victory Park

No matter how short a trip you may have in Moscow, and no matter if you’re going in sun, rain or snow, I’d highly recommend a trip to Victory Park. It gives a great sense of perspective when it comes to the size of Moscow, and a fantastic view over parts of the city, as […]

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Land of Domodedovo Part 2

Domodedovo Airport

As two travelers in the land of Domodedovo, we were both weary and hungry. This means we were easily sucked into a false sense of security as quiet falls over our gate. From where we sit, draped in our coats and bags and eating mini-pretzels, we can see the gate for passengers flying to Osh. […]

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