Purple Hostel

Address: 9/28 Pyatnitskaya str, Moscow, Central Russia, 115035, Russian Federation | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Moscow

A Weekend in the Center of Moscow

A travel blog entry by tina-worldwide on Nov 09, 2014

29 photos

... enjoy your coffee" :D Anyways I loved the fact that they played the old song from the German band Dschinghis Khan from 1979: Moskau For those of you who don’t know it, please click on the link :-)

Before the weekend I could also try some Russian food like Pelmeni (kind of Ravioli), Blini (pancake), Borsch (soup made from root beet),... Many dishes are served with a lot of sour cream, i like that, haha!


Day 28 Moscow

A travel blog entry by jblackley on Jul 28, 2014

3 comments, 3 photos

... it took us 2 hours to get there and 2 hours to get back – 4 hours our lives we will never get back!

Anyway, the monastery was beautiful with many very old churches in the grounds – one back to the 15th century – and 300 monks living and working there still.one of the main churches was built by Ivan the Severe (commonly known as Ivan the Terrible). One of the wonders of our ...

Welcome to Russia Comrades

A travel blog entry by claireanddave on May 20, 2014

5 photos

... glare at us, answer in Russian, and we just simply laugh and nod back, not knowing at all what we are saying yes too. They however carry on glaring at us, so in order to make it easier for both sides we started playing food roulette - all we do is simply say hello (in English as we dont know what it is in Russian) and then smile (to obviously not appear too rude) and then point at things that we want with the hope that it tastes nice. Shockingly, our tactics have so far ...

Made it to Moscow

A travel blog entry by ritawritatravel on Sep 15, 2013

2 comments, 14 photos

Another night flight and a short connection in Helsinki later, I've made it to Moscow. After smoothly going through passport control and baggage claim (Go FinnAir for the short turnaround! Though our flight did land early) it was off to navigate the way to the hotel. It wasn't as easy as I though despite making detailed notes as English signage is minimal. Luckily some ...

Moscow the final days of the Trans-Siberian phase

A travel blog entry by smkrem on Sep 06, 2013

2 comments, 18 photos

... Izmailovsky Markets to buy some souvenirs - the market are full of babushka dolls, military/soviet memorabilia as well as some clothing and jewellery - but definitely worth a look. So then it was off to the airport via the Metro and airport express train. There was a level of anxiety when Amanda realised that the 1230pm express train did not exist and we had to wait for the 1pm train which put her arrival at the airport awfully close to 90mins ...