#Cities & Village Life

How Deep are St. Petersburg’s Metro Stations?

Reading Time: < 1 minute St. Petersburg, a city built on swampy land, spanning a network of islands, necessarily has the deepest metro in the world. Stations had to be built below the water lines,...

Moscow’s Trams Feeling Cheery

Reading Time: 2 minutes Pictures provided by Cyndy Mosco The city of Moscow left no stone unturned this holiday season. Even the trams are festive.

Across Russia: Tomsk

Reading Time: < 1 minute Positive Russia Wooden lace adorns 19th century house in the city of Tomsk. Wood carvings like this are very popular across the country and are common in towns and village...

Strolling Around the Winter Palace

Reading Time: < 1 minute Submitted by Andrey Protopopov Take a virtual stroll around the Winter Palace (Hermitage) during New Year. It’s relaxing as it is inspiring.

Across Russia: Torzhok

Reading Time: < 1 minute A town in Tver Oblast, located on the Tvertsa River along the federal highway M10 and a branch of the Oktyabrskaya Railway division of the Russian Railways. The town is fa...

Felix is Always on Schedule in Pskov

Reading Time: < 1 minute Photo by Dmitry Markov Train guide Pskov – Moscow feeds Felix’s cat during a short stop in Old Russia. According to the woman, for several years the cat comes ...

Anton’s New Year Bike Excursion: St. Petersburg

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Anton Detch Snow and slush. Fuck global warming. Bars and restaurants are closed and working only for delivery. Fuck corona. Happy New Year! In the afternoon, wet snow wall...

Russia is Getting a Big Makeover

Reading Time: < 1 minute When I was a young boy growing up in Idaho, it was common to read and hear about popular trends that had emerged from California. We always felt that we were a few years b...

Arriving in St Petersburg on the Red Arrow

Reading Time: 2 minutes All travelers, and by travelers — I’m referring to those with wanderlust in their hearts and extra pages in their passport — know the special thrill of arriv...

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