Russian bands and artists you definitely need to hear

I have spent a good bit of time exploring Russian music and I am continually stunned at the wonderful sounds I keep coming across. While Western music is extremely popular here – I’ve heard everything from ABBA to Pink Floyd to Thievery Corporation – Russian music deserves more respect than even some Russians give it. [...]

By | 2017-10-30T15:10:59+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Tags: , |0 Comments

An American’s culture shock while in Moscow (Part One)

Since I’ve already done a little write up on a few of my initial impressions of Moscow, I thought it would be worthwhile to put together a few thoughts covering the various “culture shock” moments and quirks I, as an American, have come across. Cash versus plastic Whereas in the United States very few places [...]

By | 2017-06-30T13:06:04+00:00 June 24th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |10 Comments

An American’s first impressions of Russia

It would only make sense to put together some of my "first impressions" since arriving in Moscow as one of the first posts on RussianVibe. I have been here for many months at this point, though, so it's not entirely possible to provide as raw an account as I might have liked. That said, less [...]

By | 2017-06-04T15:43:38+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Tags: , , |0 Comments