Posts Tagged ‘sightseeing’

The Art, Architecture, History and Culture of Russia, Part 3

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

On our last full day in St. Petersburg we spent the bulk of the day at the Hermitage Museum, one of the most spectacular art museums in the world. This museum is the 2nd largest in the world after the Louvre and it is immense. As the Winter Palace of the Czars, I suppose it […]

The Art, Architecture, History and Culture of Russia, Part 1

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Russia | May, 2014 Moscow & St. Petersburg The idea of heading over to Russia this spring might be considered somewhat controversial because of the unstable Ukraine situation. Some Russian tour companies are reporting cancellation rates of up to 25% due to the instability.  However, visiting Moscow and St. Petersburg seemed like a safe bet […]

First time to Alaska? Go on a cruise!

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

If you have never visited Alaska before and you would like a taste of this unique part of the world, a cruise should be your first choice. Even though you can reach most places by plane, traveling by ship allows you to experience Alaska to the fullest and immerse in every aspect of its landscapes […]