Tag Archives: Russia

Top 5 Best Russian Souvenirs and Gifts

Best Russian Souvenirs Gifts

Have you ever been to Russia?  Russia has a rich cultural heritage and ancient cities that makes it a popular destination among tourists.  It also has a wide variety of traditional souvenirs that are fascinating and stunning, definitely worth collecting.  So, what are the best buys for souvenirs and gifts from Russia?  Check out our ...

Flashback: Hermitage museum St. Petersburg May 2012

This post is part of the St. Petersburg tour we had during our 9 day Baltic cruise (visit other post here).  I would say overall Hermitage is an awesome and over the top museum.  However, it is quite tiring since there's so much to see and learn.  I wish we had more time to visit, ...

Flashback: St. Petersburg Russia – Catherine’s Palace May 2012

Above: The Catherine's Palace, the summer residence of the Russian Czars located in the town of Pushkin.  We visited this palace during our one of our Cruise excursions in St. Petersburg. Above:  Staircase entering the Palace, a flamboyant Rococo style interior. Above:  Baroque style interior designed by Bartolomeo Rastelli. Above: The grand ballroom.  Like ...