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  • RUSSIA AND ITS LEGEND
    In Russia 2018
    “Russia is our next-door neighbor, and you can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska, from an island in Alaska.” Sarah Palin, to Charles Gibson, ABC News. It is a sure bet that everyone on this planet has heard of at least two of these names: Vladimir Putin, Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin, Yuri Gagarin, Mikhail Gorbachev, Peter the Great, Anna Kournikova, Gorky....Continue Reading >>>
  • KREMLIN & SPARTAK STADIUM
    In Russia 2018
    “Life within the Kremlin was shrouded in impenetrable secrecy.” Harrison Salisbury   Once upon a time, if there is one word that would have your hair raised on your back, that would be the world Kremlin.  Indeed from 1922 to 1991, the world waved and moved on the whim of the Kremlin.  Most of us say “the Kremlin” the same way we say, “the White House” or “l’Elysee”. It is the power behind the walls. ....Continue Reading >>>
  • PETERHOF, THE VERSAILLES OF SAINT-PETERSBURG
    In Russia 2018
    “A glorious symbol of the new sea lords that once ruled over Russia” (Unknown) If you have any opinion on what may have been the greatest imperial or royal palace in the world, please hold it until you see Peterhof, located 29 kilometers from downtown Saint Petersburg, built on 31 hectares of land, the size of 500 football fields.....Continue Reading >>>
  • THE WOMEN OF RUSSIA
    In Russia 2018
    Slavic Pretty Fit (sexy) Well educated. Direct (disinhibited) OK, they don’t smile as much as Westerners though.....Continue Reading >>>
  • RUSSIA: TRAVEL TIPS
    In Russia 2018
    (1) Always pack for the eventuality of rain and cold (really cold) weather (2) Charge all expenses on a credit card; always request a receipt.....Continue Reading >>>

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