April 2016

Moscow Markets

The Best Moscow Markets

When I first arrived in Moscow, I did not think there would be many markets. Somewhat naively, I have always equated markets with the outdoors and good weather, which is hard to come by in Moscow…



Danilovsky Market Moscow

Danilovsky Market Moscow

I am a self confessed food snob and get an unreasonable amount of pleasure from fresh, quality produce. This makes my one biggest complaint about Moscow access to quality food. In my native Australia, quality…


Viet Cafe Moscow

Viet Cafe Moscow

If you have a little bit of a craving for some Asian flavours and need a quick fix here in Moscow, then I have found a great solution. Viet Cafe is a chain of Vietnamese…


Kuzminki Park

Huskies in Kuzminki Park

Kuzminki Park is another of Moscow’s wonderful and well used parks, located in the Kuzminki Estate, which traces its history as far back as 1702. Muscovites even call the Kuzminki Estate the “Russian Versailles”.  This wonderful…


Dressing for a Russian Winter

Dressing for a Russian Winter

Especially if you come from a warm country, dressing for a Russian winter can be a daunting prospect. Without experience of very low temperatures, it is really hard to know what clothes will serve you…


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