On the Edge of My Seat at VDNKh

VDNKh is one of those Moscow places I do not particularly enjoy yet keep going back to over and over for various half-baked reasons. What is VDNKh? Good question. Vystavka Dostizheniy Narodnogo Khozyaystva, (Exhibition of Achievements of the People’s Economy) is Moscow’s enormous exhibition complex and is one of those grand Soviet relics that seems more like…

AN ODE TO THE MOSCOW METRO

Muscovites and New Yorkers have quite a few things in common, and one of them is heavy reliance on public transportation, particularly the rapid underground transit. In my 7 years in New York City I did everything I could to avoid taking the subway. This included, but was not limited to, skipping lunch to afford the…