5 more cool Russian blogs

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My Russian-blog reading appetite has cooled off a bit since 6 cool blogs in Russian. Maybe you have a good suggestion for me? What Russian-language blogs are you reading these days? Here are several blogs that I’ve been keeping an … Read More

Pushkin around the world

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The real trick to learning Russian?… it’s probably memorizing Pushkin. 🤣 Pretty much all Russian speakers know a few lines. Even dating TV shows ask contestants to recite Pushkin’s poems! Just as important as remembering his famous words, though, is … Read More

Learning Russian on Instagram

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Several months ago I saw an interesting Instagram post written by a Russian teacher. Her main point was this: following Russian teachers on Instagram is not a good way to improve your Russian. Instead, you should follow people living out … Read More

A Russian meal on Aeroflot

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We’ve said goodbye to Russia for the summer- пока!– and landed back in the US. New discovery: did you know that you can special order meals on Aeroflot for no extra cost? The standard meals are pretty good but I … Read More

Russian favorites

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New loves from the past 11 months… Best Skincare: Natura Siberica I adore these products! The local store is a calm oasis in a busy mall, the packaging is fun and descriptive, and what’s inside the bottle does exactly what … Read More

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