Russian San-Francisco Welcome to our new edition of Matryoshka’s Diary. This week our author Elena is taking you on a breathtaking trip to San Francisco! City’s Russian heritage may not be the first thing that comes to mind when people visit the city by the bay, but the area’s Russian roots run deep. Russian hill […]
Welcome to the weekly edition of Matryoshka’s Diary. This week our author Elena will take you on a trip to one of her favorite Russian cities – St. Petersburg. This is a very special time of the year for locals and visitors. For a few brief weeks, starting from May until late June, enjoy those […]
Daria from South Korea shares what she misses the most about Russia Welcome to the weekly edition of Matryoshka’s Diary. This week our guest Daria, who moved to South Korea in 2015, shares what she misses the most about Russia. Summer is a holiday time for school and university students in Russia Many working people […]
Interview with Vlad from California For this week’s edition of Matryoshka’s Diary, Enjoy Russian school author Elena interviewed Vlad, who was born on the Far East of Russia and now lives in California. Vlad shares with us what Russian summer food he misses the most My top three Russian summer foods are kvas, okroshka, and […]
Good Friday, Clean Thursday and other notions all Russians know On the 28th of April people in Russia will celebrate Easter, one of the main holidays known as Paskha (Пасха). In this post, Elena Killiakova, our author of Matryoshka’s Diary tells about historical background, traditions and the way Russians celebrate this holiday. When do Russians […]
Do not forget to pack these 4 important things Matryoshka’s Diary is back with one useful topic. Whether you’re heading to Russia for vacation or business, there are a few things you should remember to bring along. Start with packing your summer clothes (remember that it does get very hot in summer), make sure you […]
What do Russian people do in the south of China (Shenzhen, Guangzhou)?