Tag: Moscow

Moscow to Saint Petersburg

Moscow to Saint Petersburg on Trans Siberia Express

OK, so this leg is not technically part of the ‘Trans Siberia Express’, but I believe that most tourists interested in the journey will also add in Saint…

VDNKh

Moscow – Markets, Cosmonauts, and VDNKh Park

I’m not sure where Risa heard about the Izmailovsky Markets, but I’m glad that she did. Well, at least I am in retrospect writing this. In what can…

Saint Basil's Cathedral

Moscow – Saint Basil’s Cathedral, The Kremlin, Moscow Metro, and Café Pushkin

As with most mornings, we woke (long after sunrise) to beautiful clear skies and comfortable temperatures. By the time we’d gotten organised and out of the hostel, temperatures…

Moscow Red October

Moscow – Red October Chocolate Factory and Surrounds

Woke to cold drizzle, which wasn’t ideal weather for a free walking tour of the city that we’d booked. It was a relaxed start time of 10:45, however…

Moscow – Red Square and GUM

This is it! The end of the Trans Siberia Express, at least it is if you’re travelling from the east like we did. We were still quite groggy…