Outdoor Recreation


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…


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…



Ice Skating at Gorky Park

Ice Skating in Gorky Park

Many people consider Gorky Park to be the recreation hub of Moscow. If you come here at any time of the day in the summertime, you can enjoy a snack or a meal with a…



Visiting Gorky Park

For many years, Moscow ranked pretty low when it came to liveability and access to recreation for its residents, despite having a large amount of green space. Many of the cities parks, including Gorky Park…


British Football School in Moscow

British Football School in Moscow

Most people readily agree that team sports can play a crucial role in helping children to develop teamwork and self confidence, as well as personal fitness. A big problem for expat parents in Russia has…


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