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Tipping in Russia

Tipping in Russia

I come from a country where tipping is not the done thing, so when I am overseas I find it difficult to understand the do’s and dont’s of tipping. Luckily, tipping in Russia is a…


Drink Moscow Tap Water

Can You Drink Moscow Tap Water?

One of the first questions many seasoned travellers, or potential expats, will ask before coming to Moscow is ‘can you drink Moscow tap water’? As you will likely know, in many places around the world…


Russian Hand Shaking Etiquette

Russian Hand Shaking Etiquette

The hand shake is an almost universal greeting, but here in Russia there are some very specific points of etiquette surrounding the good old handshake that may confuse foreigners. Here in this article I will…


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