Russia

Review: Largest Aquarium in Europe

Two weeks ago I had the chance to visit the recently opened Moskvarium which is the largest aquarium in Europe. My expectation were high since I already visited the world’s biggest aquarium in Atlanta (USA). So how was the experience in […]

How To NOT Get Lost In Moscow Metro

Moscow Metro is considered to be the busiest metro system outside Asia and it really can be a nightmare for tourist who have no knowledge of Cyrillic alphabet. It is easy to get lost in Moscow Metro unless you know […]

Three Weeks in St. Petersburg for 12 EUR a Day

First I would like to point out that the method which I am going to describe applies only for Russian or/and Austrian students. There might be also similar opportunities for students from different countries. For these, please do further research.  […]

7 Things To See In Nizhny Novgorod

In the end of September few students and I took the train from Moscow to explore Nizhny Novgorod, the fifth largest city in Russia. It’s a little more than 400km ride to the East which takes around six hours. Nizhny […]

Two Different Culture Shocks In Russia

During my journeys I have already experienced some culture shocks but Russia is a whole new experience to me. I knew that in Russia, it is going to be different but had not really an idea about their style of […]