Introduction to the famous Russian cuisine

Introduction to the famous Russian cuisine

French cuisine is considered to be the finest and most delicate, but Russian cuisine very complex and the food is really tasty. The flavor of the Russian cuisine does not owe only to the diversity of the ingredients, but also to the traditional hospitality kept over the ages, that offer guests everything that is better. Russian cuisine has always enjoyed what nature gave it: caviar, fish, chicken, mushrooms and honey.   The sturgeon was always on the Russian table. From ... [ read more ]

What's in the Russian Culture

What’s in the Russian Culture

In corporate, punctuality is very important. If you are organizing a business meeting, keep to the time and start on time. You might get a usual ‘NO’ as an answer, it is part of their lack of incentives to perform and being pleasant under the communism in the past. They take the ceremony of presenting and exchanging of the business cards important. On the business cards, be sure to have your title stated clearly and the academic degree printed. Including the seating arrangements, country... [ read more ]

Celebrating Easter in Russia

Celebrating Easter in Russia

Commemorating the resurrection of Christ after his crucifixion is celebrated in many ways in different cultures. The different in the varieties of Easter across the world can be seen in particular in Protestants and Roman Catholics. Today the Eastern Orthodox Christians predominantly in Russia follows a slightly different rituals. Though that were rites and rituals were laid by the Eastern Orthodox Church, the first difference is the date of Easter celebration. Julian calendar versus the Gre... [ read more ]

Russian Pies and Pan Cakes

Russian Pies and Pan Cakes

Pirozhki or pirog means pie and those made by the Russians are stuffed buns in small sizes. These pies are made with short pastry or yeast dough and filled with interesting fillings which are mostly entirely cooked. Baked types are the ancient Slavic preparation method for these. Some others are shallow-fried which is a method borrowed from the Tatars. The Russians also chopped the hard-boiled eggs in the fillings. Typically you can find the chopped boiled meat mixed with sautéed onions. Fi... [ read more ]

Advice on the Russian Rubles

Advice on the Russian Rubles

100 kopeek makes one Russian rouble, that makes 35 Rubles to 1 Euro if you are to exchange it, or about 30 roubles to 1 US dollar. It might sound strange to you but it is not legal to use the Euros or US dollars when you are in Russia, so you have to get your money change in any case. As it makes the foreign currencies usage like 'under table' money since it will not be declared for paying at a cafe, or any service providers. Initial Expenses in Cash Bring some cash with you for paying the... [ read more ]

What to do in Omsk and Siberia

What to do in Omsk and Siberia

The historical museum in Ulan Ude of Russia is one of the top sights. It charges per single-room floor. You are recommended Buddiyskoe Iskustvo which is on the third floor and it displays the thangka, Buddhas and icons salvaged from Buryatiya's monasteries before the Soviet's destruction. Other things to see are the Gungarba shrine table, the Atsagat medical charts and the walnut necklace which is on the grey, clown-faced Sagan Obugen. The World's Largest Lenin Head This is a monument that... [ read more ]