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January 6, 2012

Just Back: Russia

An Artisans of Leisure travel expert recently returned from Russia. Here are a few highlights from her trip. Most memorable meal: CafĂ© Pushkin in Moscow. This is a great place to sample traditional Russian fare such as borscht or pelmeni, which are dumplings with various fillings. My meal of mushroom pelmeni was delicious in its […]

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June 28, 2011

Quiet time in St. Petersburg, Russia

One of our favorite hotels in Russia is the Hotel Astoria, in St. Petersburg. The minute you arrive and are greeted by the doorman, you’re made to feel right at home. The staff is very friendly and professional, and they are eager to assist in any way they can. The Astoria is elegant and cozy. […]

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May 15, 2009

Ryabushinsky House and other highlights of Moscow’s Art Nouveau

Among the riot of buildings that make Moscow such an exciting cultural destination–polychrome medieval churches, proletarian-Baroque subway stations, bold Constructivist experiments, Stalinist “wedding cake” skyscrapers, etc.–some of our favorites are in the Moscow Art Nouveau style. Art Nouveau came into vogue in Moscow at the end of the 19th century, an exciting time for local […]

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