Moscow, Russia - big, crazy, random, exciting, vibrant
Moscow has no shortage of wonderful opportunities! I visited St Petersburg, Yaroslavl, Kostroma and Suzdal while I was there which was great fun, the only restraining factor was money really! Don't study just because you feel you have to, just do what you want to do – use it as a chance to develop career opportunities or experience something new.
Useful local words: 'давай забухаем', 'халява'.
What not to pack: Far too many jumpers - you just need...
What to pack: ...a really good coat.
Couldn’t have done without: My computer, my camera and my i-pod.
Frederick, Politics and Russian, Bristol University
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