My current home town of NYC has some pretty amazing museums. The city is fortunate to have the world’s history and art come to them instead of traveling many time zones away to see it. When I’m traveling I’m always up for checking out the ones that get a little less attention and are somewhatContinue reading “3 Farflung Museums of the World”
Category Archives: Russia
Your priced out of a trip to Moscow? How about Georgia instead?
We all have a vision on how we will spend our precious days away from regular life. For some its traveling far from home to a place where most things are foreign. An evening stroll along the Volga viewing the red stars that light up the top of the Kremlin, Seven Sisters and St. Basil’s.Continue reading “Your priced out of a trip to Moscow? How about Georgia instead?”
A Far-Flung Silk Road connection – the Great Mosque of St. Petersburg Russia
St. Petersburg’s skyline says it all. From the banks of the Volga the views include the golden cathedral towers of the Peter and Paul Fortress and the pointed towering Minerats and bright blue tiles of the mosque dome just to the right of it. Peter the Great wanted his capital to reflect the cultural makeContinue reading “A Far-Flung Silk Road connection – the Great Mosque of St. Petersburg Russia”
The City of Moscow seen through it’s Architecture
more to come later…. 🙂
Guide to getting a Tourist Visa at the NYC Russian Consulate
So, going to Russia requires U.S. citizens to fill out a couple of pages of questions, getting a local invite (services usually charge around $30) and handing over some cash which is right now $131. This can all be done through a service I decided to do as much of it as I can onContinue reading “Guide to getting a Tourist Visa at the NYC Russian Consulate”
Got my Russian Visa. Write all about the…
Got my Russian Visa. Write all about the experience tomorrow. It was all the you would expect and more.
A trip to plan: will it be Stoic Russian or Festive Mexico?
The trip in May came down to two locations. Mexico or Russia? My husband and I had our usual debate. We breakdown each place and do the pros and cons, look to see what the weather is like when we can travel, find out if there are any holidays that could get in the wayContinue reading “A trip to plan: will it be Stoic Russian or Festive Mexico?”
Starting to plan a trip to Moscow and St…
Starting to plan a trip to Moscow and St. Petersburg at the end of May…getting the visa seems to be one of the many milestones I’ll have to overtake before getting off the plane in Moscow. Keep up with my progress in the next couple of months. Come back and see how I’m doing.
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