Light snow is falling now. The mysterious city of Moscow is indeed beautiful.
Amidst the cold weather one could feel the warmth of a different aura that this old city emanates. The legendary stories of its past are fascinating enough to lure tourists for a visit. This February’s issue of LaIsla is about Moscow, a melting pot of a glorious past and a super modern present.
The vitality of Russia’s capital is extraordinary. It has been tagged as the northernmost megacity on earth. Unparalleled architecture, sceneries of green, and the grand Moskva River will surely take your breath away. There are more than 100 parks that you can wander to without tiring your feet. The shopping centers have everything you can imagine, from old teacups and paintings to stylish jewelry and the latest trends. The streets and squares of the Kremlin will bring you to a distant past. The sprawling city of numerous museums comes to an offbeat life at night. Moscow has a vast transit network that consists of four international airports, nine railway terminals, and one of the deepest underground metro systems in the world. There are so many ways to get into the city and so many ways to spend your precious time. It matters little whether you’re in Moscow for an important business trip, or leisure, or a spiritual pilgrimage. You will have the best value of your time.
This city has been a cradle for dauntless leaders, a refuge to extraordinary artists, and home to brilliant scientists. And, it has the largest community of billionaires in the world, according to Forbes 2011. Moscow and its people are truly amazing.