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”
Tag Archives: Russian Travel
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”
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”
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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