Author: Jordan Bryant

International Cuisine in Vladivostok

Vladivostok is a large, international metropolis. On the border with or very near several Asian states: Japan, North and South Korea, and China, Asian influences in Vladivostok’s restaurant scene is very strong. You’ll also find Indian (which is also investing in the Far East) as well as cuisines from the Caucauses, which have been popular […]

4 Lovely Lunch Options in Vladivostok

Where can you grab a really good lunch as a student in Vladivostok? For a couple places specializing in traditional Russian, try Nostalgia, serves good quality Russian dishes for fair prices, and is also an art gallery and souvenir shop. For a cheaper Russian option head to the Satisfied Dragon (Сытый Горныч) at 4a Admiral […]

Five Places for Western Comfort Food in Vladivostok, Russia

While abroad, it’s natural to get a bit homesick and start craving the comfort foods we are used to. While we recomended that you dive into the local culture as much as possible, sometimes seeing foreign takes on American classics can be interesting and educational… right? Some locations of Royal Burger are open all night […]

Gourmet in Vladivostok

Nearly all of Russia is going through a culinary revolution right now. Since the collapse of communism, the restaurant and cafe scenes have had time to grow and blossom. New international food trends are being imported and old Russian recepies rediscovered. Perhaps most improtantly, many Russians are now starting to seek out quality food and […]

Team Sports in Vladivostok

VGUES has strong sports tradition and students find attending college games there enjoyable. Below are a few that SRAS students have experienced while studying abroad in Vladivostok. Volleyball at VGUES in Vladivostok Jonathan Rainey, 2016 Each Saturday and Sunday evening at the VSUES gym, students gather to play volleyball. The practice is free and open […]