Whirlwind in St. Petersburg

We arrive late at night in a haze, get off the train as the St. Petersburg anthem welcomes us to the station. On our way to the hotel we see few cathedral domes and the occasional palace, as we get to Nevsky Boulevard we see international luxury stores scattered all over. Our stay is a […]

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10 Lessons from Moscow

It’s been an unforgettable three days. Moscow is even livelier than I’d expected and I ┬álearned a few things. 1. In an effort to relieve Muscovites from the traffic jam Putin causes when he rides a car to work (led by an entourage clearing traffic for him), he had a helipad built by the Kremlin […]

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