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The bear's corner, Yaroslavl

As much as I wanted to travel the European countries or UK, I also wanted to go to all of the amazing places in Russia. Every winter break, most of my friends would fly to some European countries or UK for holidays. 2,172 more words


New: Belgian restaurant in Yaroslavl

Believe it or not (I didn’t when I first heard about it!) – there’s now a Belgian restaurant in Yaroslavl, called Брюгге (Bruges). I heard it was based on three principles: beer (obviously), mussels and waffles. 585 more words


Happy birthday, Volkov Theatre

Today’s the birthday of one of Russia’s most famous theatres, the Volkov Theatre in our new hometown Yaroslavl. It’s no less than 266 years old! That actually makes it the birthplace of the first national professional theatre in Russia. 137 more words


Finding Dutch in unexpected places

As a Dutch speaker (spoken by only about 23 million people), it’s always strange if you run into your native language abroad. Especially in a non-EU country! 48 more words


White nights

Last weekend, we visited St Petersburg (more on that later!). We learnt that in the last weeks of June, at the end of spring and the beginning of summer, it doesn’t get completely dark there. 130 more words


Yaroslavl, Russia

Original Post: 07/17/2014

Yaroslavl, has definitely been my favorite Russian City thus far. Not only is the historical part of the city a UNESCO Heritage site, but the over arching atmosphere, architecture, and openness of the area been extremely unique to the region. 362 more words


Unravel the Mysteries of Russia with Gate 1 Travel

British Prime Minister Winston Churchill called Russia “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma.” Of course, that was at the dawn of the Cold War, when the nation operated behind a tightly closed door. 1,436 more words