Eliseevsky Store in Moscow: When a Supermarket Is Also a Palace

This is what I call “only in Russia” experience. Right in Moscow city center, on Tverskaya street, you can find one of the most stunning pieces of architecture and a beautiful example of neo-baroque style that literally makes your jaw drop. And what is it you ask? A palace? A cathedral? A library, maybe? No,…

8 things That Surprise a Russian in American Supermarket

Of all things the most surprising in America was its supermarkets. When I first stepped inside a grocery store in USA three things happened: my eyes widened, my jaw dropped and my mind seemed to get stuck like an old computer unable to comprehend new algorithms. Is this a supermarket or a small airport? It took…