Parks and Recreation in Kyiv

Parks and Recreation, Ukrainian Style: Fitness and Fun in Kiev Parks have long held a charming and often central place—literally and figuratively—in American city life. In my own personal experiences growing up in rural Indiana...

Stirka in St. Petersburg

Stirka 26 Kazanskaya Ulitsa / Sennaya Ploshad metro Coffee stop. Art space. Performance venue. Hipster haunt. Laundromat to the stars (and commoners alike). Stirka somehow manages to be all these things. Stirka, full name “Café-Laundromat...

VGUES Museum-Exhibit Complex

VGUES Museum-Exhibit Complex/Музейно-Выставочный Комплекс ВГУЕСа Ул. Гоголя, д. 41 Hours: 10 am – 4 pm, Mon-Fri Free and open to the public  For my first cultural review, I decided to feature something that has been...

12 Cheap Theaters in Moscow

12 Cheap Theaters in Moscow including the Chekhov Art, Satiricon, Lenkom, and Sovremenik Theaters This information originally appeared in Russian on minimum-price.ru Translation provided by Michael Smeltzer Which Moscow theaters offer the lowest prices? Most...

Moscow’s Markets

By Hannah Chapman Hannah Chapman is majoring in Russian Studies at Stetson University. She spent spring semester, 2009 studying abroad with The School of Russian and Asian Studies in Moscow on the Translate Abroad Program. She hopes to...

Culture Shock: A Kyrgyz in the States

The more a person knows, the more he or she is supposed to learn and be shocked by his/her discoveries. Before coming to the United States, I got in touch with some people who had been...