Purple Hostel

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

Russian village life

A travel blog entry by littlebush on Aug 06, 2014

18 photos

... we travel, we always make a point of visiting a small town or village because that gives us an experience of true life. In today's world, a city is often just a city and many do not change much from one to the other. Whilst many cities can offer a taste of a countries culture, it's not until you get to a village that you get a true feel for a country. Today, village life in Russia is pretty tough and basic. People live in old traditional houses with ...

Heading to Mother Russia

A travel blog entry by ericjon97 on May 09, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... was when I realized that travelling in Russia is going to be much more difficult than anywhere else in Europe. There was not one sign in English. Everything was in Russian, and not one English subtitle. After about 15 minutes of walking around, I stumbled upon the AeroExpress train to the city. I had to wait 45 minutes before the train left, and then it was a 40 minute ride to the center of Moscow. I then found the metro station and had to take ...

Moscow: subway tour and ballet at the Bolshoi

A travel blog entry by wenzels on Oct 11, 2013

26 photos

... Anna. After saying our good-byes to the train crew we hopped aboard a bus and were taken around by our wonderful local guide Nadia to see some of the city sites and briefly touring the beautiful Metro stations that have been in service since the 1930s. Apparently 9 million people whizz up and down the long escalators every day. Those travellers that hadn’t been to Moscow before had a more extensive program while ...

Moscow, Russia

A travel blog entry by trina.manz on Aug 27, 2013

16 photos

... climbing on one another and balancing on different steps and balls. This was somewhat tainted by the feeling that elephants shouldn't be spinning on balls and the fact that the acts were so very long but still very impressive. However being at the circus was amazing within itself – eating fairy floss and being in the big top was too exciting!

After dinner we strolled down to Red Square to take in the goodness of the evening and it was pretty special. ...

Day 7 - Moscow & beyond!!

A travel blog entry by kimrichings on Aug 13, 2013

10 comments, 2 photos

... tickets to the guard who I think tells us to wait, then a second man comes to the door and invites us on, he takes us to our cabin. The corridor is very narrow and dark, we are in cabin VI. The door is open and the heavy patterned fabric knocks you back.......1st class???.......it's not quite as big as the previous sleepers because it has a shower washroom compartment in one corner that you share with next door. Well I call it washroom it's a shower cubicle with a sink ...