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Shopping “to dive for” in Moscow. The Aviapark is the largest shopping mall in the whole of Europe and it is located, of course, in Moscow. The numbers are mind-boggling: 329 store (three-hundred and twenty nine!) under the same roof, with a huge supermarket and pretty much everything you might ever look for. The food court is so much more than an hoard of cheap fast food, offering an astonishing 56 restaurants...-> FOLLOW THE LINK TO CONTINUE READING THE ARTICLE

Shopping “to dive for” in Moscow. The Aviapark is the largest shopping mall in the whole of Europe and it is located, of course, in Moscow. The numbers are mind-boggling: 329 store (three-hundred and twenty nine!) under the same roof, with a huge supermar

<<< Broken symmetry in Taganskaya >>> Taganskaya is a beautiful station on the brown n.5 Koltsevaya Line (circular line) of the Moscow Metro. Designed by architects K. Ryzhkov and A. Medvedev, the station opened on 1 January 1950.  It was built with the post-war flamboyance in mind, and if you are interested on this architectural style, you can find more infos and the most egregious example of Stalinist architecture in my...-> FOLLOW THE LINK TO CONTINUE READING

Taganskaya is a beautiful station on the brown Koltsevaya Line (circular line) of the Moscow Metro. Ryzhkov and A. Medvedev, the station opened on 1 January

<<< The Arktika Train: Moscow to Murmansk >>> As promised a while back when I wrote about why night trains are a great way to travel in Russia, this is the first post about the most iconic Russian trains. Today I want to present you the Artika train (Artic train), that takes you from Moscow to Murmansk, above the Artic Circle, and/or back.  Murmansk is by far the largest city north of the Arctic Circle (with a population of around 300.000 people) and is a major...-> FOLLOW THE LINK TO…

Arktika Train-Arctic Train, Moscow to Murmansk above the Arctic Circle.

<<<Gagarin’s glory>>> About half way through the four hour journey from Moscow to Smolensk, the Lastochka train stops in a little sleeping town of some 30.000 people. There is no imposing building and this might seem like any other stop along the way, but the name of the town gives away that there is something historically significant going on...-> FOLLOW THE LINK TO CONTINUE READING

<<<Gagarin’s glory>>> About half way through the four hour journey from Moscow to Smolensk, the Lastochka train stops in a little sleeping town of some 30.000 people. There is no imposing building and this might seem like any other stop along the way, but the name of the town gives away that there is something historically significant going on...-> FOLLOW THE LINK TO CONTINUE READING

<<<De-icing at Domodedovo>>> Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport is a hub for passenger operations of the Russian international airline Aeroflot and it is the busiest in the Russian Federation and former USSR. In 2015 31,612,402 passengers (more than 30,5 million people) flew in and out of Sheremetevo...-> FOLLOW THE LINK TO CONTINUE READING

When temperatures plummet below zero Celsius Fahrenheit) a very time consuming (but absolutely critical) operation that planes have to go through before departure is that of de-icing.

<<<Where Berlioz lost his head – The Bulgakov museum in Moscow>>> The Bulgakov House is situated on the ground floor of Bolshaya Sadovaya ulitsa no. 10 in Moscow, in the building where the Soviet writer used to live, and in which some major scenes of his masterpiece are set. In the novel, though, Bulgakov didn’t situate...-> FOLLOW THE LINK CONTINUE READING THE ARTICLE

Where Berlioz lost his head – The Bulgakov museum in Moscow

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