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Vorontsovsky Park

Vorontsovsky Park

I am lucky enough to live very close to Vorontsovsky Park. While it is not in the heart of Moscow, it is much more than just another suburban park. It is not a ‘must see’…


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…


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…


Bogdarnya Farmstay

If city life in Moscow is getting you down, a trip to the countryside might be just the ‘pick-me-up’ that you need and Russia certainly has no lack of countryside to choose from. However, if…


Hiking in Moscow

You may not immediately associate Moscow with hiking, but 40% of the city area is covered in parks and forests, meaning there are actually some great hikes available in and around the city. For someone…


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