Eating out: how not to stay hungry in Moscow (part 1)

Culinary experience is one the most important parts of a trip to a new country. What and how people eat is one of the fundamental elements of the culture. So, describing the food one can find in Moscow is very important, because Russian cuisine has a lot of interesting dishes that make it unique and unforgettable. You just have to know where to find it.

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Walking routes: Gorky Park

It is autumn in Moscow, a great time of the year to be in this city. We highly recommend visting some of the numerous parks in Moscow, that are all red and yellow this time of the year. Our choice is to start with Gorky Park and Neskuchniy Garden – the largest green territory accessible from downtown.

It has become one of the most hype places this year after the new mayor decided it needed a change and brought in a new management team to modernize it in accordance with western standards. Here is what they did. Continue reading

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Spasskaya Tower Military Tatoo 2011 in Moscow

On August 31, 2011 Moscow will be hosting the annual Spasskaya Tower Military Tatoo for the third time. The events will be held at the Red Square and the festival will close Sunday September 4th.

We have gathered some info about the programme, participants and tickets.  Continue reading

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Walking around Moscow: Staraya Basmannaya street

Moscow is a wonderful and beautiful city with lots of places to walk around. Many of you might have heard about places like Red Square, Tverskaya street, Dmitrovka but there are also tons of spots that deserve to be seen. Hotels.tv Moscow will try to write about those cozy streets that we, people who live here, know the best.

Today we will talk about the Staraya Basmannaya street and “Baumanka”. Continue reading

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The Tretyakov gallery and the gateway to Russian national art

Hotels.tv/Moscow blog will run a series of posts about the art scene in Moscow. We didn’t have any problems with choosing the first object for description. The Tretyakov gallery is an absolute must see in Moscow because it is definitely one the best galleries in the world and highlights all major periods of Russian national art.

Here is some information about the gallery that will most surely prove to be useful. Continue reading

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The MAKS aviation show starts in two weeks

“Russian Knights”, “Strizhi”, MiG, Sukhoi – does the mentioning of these words make your heart go wild and fingers tickle? Then the MAKS aviation exhibition in suburban Moscow is the place to be starting August 16.

Hotels.tv/Moscow has gathered some information about the event and has come up with some tips for foreign travellers wishing to see Russian fighter planes do breath-taking stunts. Continue reading

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How to choose the right hotel in Moscow

The methodology for choosing the right hotel is fairly well-known to most experienced travellers. Your choice depends on location, seasonality, type of hotel and the offered service for your money. Here are a couple of suggestions specific for Moscow.  Continue reading

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Moscow legends – The Metropol Hotel

Moscow is a large city with very rich history. Of course, after years of existence it can boast numerous landmarks and some of them are legendary hotels. One of the most famous and worth visting is of course the Metropol Hotel right across the Bolshoy theater. Here are some of facts that you deffinitely don’t know. Continue reading

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Main cultural event of Summer – Afisha Picnic 2011 this weekend in Kolomenskoe

The Afisha Picnic is a unique fusion of a music festival, farmer market, carnaval and a playground and is probably one of the most intersting cultural events of the Summer season. And all of this is held at the bank of the Moskva river in the scenic Kolomenskoe park.  Continue reading

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More hotels on Hotels.tv/Moscow

It has been a busy month for our destination in June. We are now proud to announce that several new hotels have joined our network. Now Hotels.tv users have an even larger choice of hotels.

Here is a full list of Moscow hotels that are now available for booking at Hotels.tv

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