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With the FIFA World Cup set for Qatar in 2022, the city of Doha is about to become an international hotspot. But truth be told, it already is. This cosmopolitan capital is home to over 1.2 million expats from around the world and boasts incredible ar
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It may be hard to notice if you are a U.S. American, but soccer (or football, as the rest of the world calls it) is the most beloved sport on this Earth. While the rest of the world is glued to their TV screens every time the World Cup comes around,
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It is often said that language and culture are intimately intertwined. In this sense, there are many crucial and unique ways in which Russian and English are fundamentally different. Learning even a few basic Russian phrases in preparation for travel
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With Russia set to host the upcoming FIFA World Cup, many travelers around the world are seizing this unique opportunity to travel to the planet's geographically largest country. Several of the most important matches will be held in Russia's bustling
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Russia is a country that westerners can't quite seem to wrap their heads around. Winston Churchill famously described the country as "a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma." Thomas Mann referred to the Russian language as "the muddy, barbari
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The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia will be the first of its kind. Never has the world's largest and most prestigious international football event taken place over such a vast amount of space. Spanning two continents, Russia is, after all, the world
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It is impossible to deny (without sounding like Kremlin propaganda) the widespread disapproval voiced in reaction to the announcement that Russia would host the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Given the Kremlin’s involvement in conflicts in Ukraine and Syria
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