Category Archives for Practical Information about Moscow

My 10 Most Irritating Cons of Living in Moscow

I often talk about how fantastic life in Moscow is because it's true. But it's not all peaches and cream. If you leave the women, the parties and the excitement of the big city aside, what is the real life like in Moscow? In this post, I will show you the negative sides of how it is to live in Moscow. These are my 10 Most Irritating Cons of Living in Moscow.

The Monster Guide to Moving to Russia

In 2014, I moved to Russia for the first time. I was a student back then that already had lived in two different foreign countries. Russia was a different animal though. That wasn't just another feel-good European country. It was big bad, scary, unknown Russia. Maybe not exactly scary but I did have a healthy amount of respect. When you move to a foreign country, especially one you have never been to before, even the most mundane things become interesting. If you're reading this, you're interested in moving abroad as well. I put together this 7,000+ word guide to answer as many questions as possible about living in Russia.

The Boots-On-The-Ground Guide to Teaching English in Russia

It was always one of your biggest dreams. Finally, you’ve had the balls to pull the trigger and go ahead with it.

You've always dreamed about traveling and experiencing another culture. But not just any culture. Russia is your dream destination.

You just have one small problem.

How are you going to make money there?

Well, you did read somewhere that you can make good money with teaching English in Russia. But is that really true?

The 20 Best Restaurants in Moscow in 2018

To find the best restaurant in Moscow, a city with more than 15 million inhabitants, is an impossible task. Maybe a delicious one but still hard to complete. You can find a wide variety of different cuisines in Moscow and a couple of really, really good restaurants that are worth visiting.

How to drink Vodka in Russia

Knowing Moscow would not be complete without knowing how to drink vodka in Russia. But you can toss a lot of knowledge that you think you have about drinking vodka out of the window.

What Not To Do in Moscow

Smart people know what to do in Moscow but the really smart people also know what not to do in Moscow.

With a few easy tips & tricks you can make your stay in Moscow a lot more comfortable. You just have to know them.

How to get to Moscow from the airport

The first immediate problem you’re going to face when arriving to Moscow is how to get to Moscow city center from the airport. This post will give you a quick overview of what to do and what not to do if you want the arrive in Moscow safely and quickly.