Healthy and Simple Summer Drink from the Caucasus: Carbonated Kefir or Ayran Recipe
Prepare super healthy and refreshing summer drink from the Caucasus in a couple of minutes with our simple recipe that contains only kefir/ayran, mineral water and salt.
29 June 2021
The Best of Russian Literature: Alexander Pushkin and Mikhail Lermontov
Russian literature is a treasure that is available to everyone. In this post, you will get acquainted with the best works by two cornerstones of Russian Literature, who lived in the first half of the 19th century. We hope that it will inspire you to read them and enjoy this process a lot!
7 May 2021
Ivan Chai. Healthy Russian Herbal Teas and Infusions
Read about the traditional Russian herbal tea, that is caffeine-free and literally packed with vitamins, and learn some brewing tips that you will be able to use later for any type of tea. Find out about some of the most popular herbal infusions in Russia.
12 April 2021
Story of Carl Fabergé, the King of Jewellers and the Jeweller of Kings
In this post, we will tell you about the famous jeweller, who turned his craft into superior art. Among loyal customers of the House of Fabergé were both royal families and middle-class families all over the world. Read about this genius with impeccable taste and discover his wonderful heritage and the dramatic story of his business.
9 March 2021
Fried Pirozhki or Piroshki Family Recipe. Russian Hand Pies with Cranberry Filling
Try our family recipe of famous Russian pirozhki for Maslenitsa, the Butter Week Celebrations! Our version is a dessert – super delicious fried hand pies with sour and sweet filling!
18 February 2021
Catholic, Lutheran and Armenian Churches on Nevsky Prospect. A Walk Through Epochs
When you stroll around the main avenue of St. Petersburg, do you realise that most churches that you see there are actually not Russian Orthodox? Take a virtual walk around Nevsky with us and find out about the history of churches on the way. These quiet oases in the midst of noisy Nevsky are open to everyone, so do not miss them out during your trip to St. Petersburg!
28 January 2021
Updated Post about Sailing to St. Petersburg
Although now it is clear that everything is still unclear in the sailing life of St. Petersburg, we added some information about functioning, non-functioning and would-be-functioning marinas of the city
25 January 2021
Traditional Meat and Fish Pelmeni Recipe. History of Pelmeni in Russia
Try our family recipe of Russian dumplings, pelmeni, that we cook with fish or meat. Pelmeni is one of the most popular dishes in Russia and a lot of fun to make together with your family, couple or friends.