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

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

3 cool things about Sheremetyevo

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  Have you been through Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport recently? Here are 3 cool things about the place!   #1. Terminal B Welcome to Terminal B! The terminal reopened this year with a $305 million dollar upgrade. We came through Terminal … Read More

Hi from Chelyabinsk!

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Привет из Челябинска! It’s 6:41 AM and 13C (56F)… and I’m SO EXCITED to be here!!! We arrived 12 days ago to a city that was much different than I’d expected. For example, all the stores sell hot (острый) sauces: spicy … Read More

Kazan!

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  Have you ever wondered сколько городов в россии (how many cities are in Russia)? According to the 2010 census, Russia has 1100 cities and towns. I’ve only visited a few of them but my favorite- by far!- is Kazan. … Read More

The stray cats of Anapa

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Perhaps you read about the stray cat in Vladivostok who broke into a deli and ate through $1,000 in seafood. Maybe you watched the video of the stray cats who follow monks around at a monastery in Moscow. There’s also the … Read More

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