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Tips to Enjoy Russian Winters

Russian winters are usually long and therefore we will give some practical tips that will help you trough the winter and enjoy this season!
SHOTT beverages

								 				SHOTT beverages
SHOTT beverages

1 - Daily turmeric ginger tea

Start your day with a tea from 1/2 a lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon turmeric, 2 slices of fresh ginger and honey. Ginger and turmeric has a ton of antioxidant and they say, it helps cleanse liver, boost immunity, and help with digestion.
With almost everyone around us being sick, a cup of this Turmeric Ginger Tea has been our natural medicine.
 
 

								 				Bol.com
Bol.com

2 - Vitamine D

Compensate the lack of Vitamin D in the long winter months by taking vitamin D oil. Recommended for the whole family! Do check the suggested dose as this can vary a lot per country and per brand. Ask your local pharmacists for the best brands or order your favorite brand online at I-Herb:
 
 
 

								 				JW Marriott
JW Marriott

3 - Book a holiday to the sun

Always have a sunny holiday booked to break your long winter! We prefer to go on a 2 week trip to Thailand and travel around. With direct night flights to Phuket, it's very doable, even with kids. See our personal recommendations here: https://www.moscowliving.org/post/winter-holiday-tips-embrace-the-warmth

 

								 				Trekhgornye banya
Trekhgornye banya

4 - Monthly banya sessions

The banya is a great Russian tradition that suits the long Russian winters. Plan a monthly visit with your friends and try Moscow's different banyas to have some warm quality time with your friends. See our favorites listed here: https://www.moscowliving.org/blog/sanduny-russian-banya

 

								 				Philipps
Philipps

5 - Humidifiers

With the cold winter temperatures the air gets very dry. Put a humidifier in each bedroom to help you reach the optimum humidity level of 40-60%. This is better for your skin, airways and energy level. There are tons of options, but we recommend one with a % indicator and automatic shut down after the humidity level is reached. And check the m2 impact. See www.philips.ru or check out a large Mvideo store.
 
 

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