Russia Day 12th June 2020

Today, many Russian people have enjoyed celebrating ‘Russia day’ (or День России). It's a public holiday that marks a declaration of independence for Russians.


It’s coming up to that time of year when all parents and kids start getting ready to go back to school. With this in mind, I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to share some of my own ‘back-to-school' stories from when I used to live in Russia.

Read on to know best time to immerse yourself in a constant flow of cultural events and celebrations in St.Petersburg alongside the locals.

The annual Cucumber festival in an ancient Russian town of Suzdal is a unique opportunity to experience this town, and take part in contests and other amusing activities with locals.

Victory Day in Russia honors the bravery of Soviet soldiers and people overall, whose heroism saved the country from Nazi invaders.