In my last post I described my experience in Russia’s political capital, Moscow. This time I reflect on my time spent in St. Petersburg, Russia’s cultural, historical, and architectural capital. It is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and is often called ‘The Venice of the North’ because of its many canals.
Hello once again…this time from Russia. “Looming over the rest of Europe with its immense, inhuman size and dark, brutal history, Russia is an essential and fascinating destination, the flipside of modern Europe and still an unknown quantity to most travelers.
Every year St. Petersburg, Russia plays host to an international arts festival that celebrates the season of the midnight sun. No, we’re not talking about the latest teen vampire drama from bestselling author, Stephenie Meyer. Midnight Sun is the natural phenomenon that occurs each summer near and above the Arctic Circle (it happens at the […]