The Russian Empire’s 6 most important Imperial residences

The Imperial Winter Palace

The Imperial Russian monarchy, far from residing in one singular dwelling, lived in a variety of locations in accordance with each Emperor’s or Empress’ tastes and preferences. The Tsars also commissioned for new palaces to be built for themselves, as well as using those of their predecessors. Here are 6 of the palaces that were… Continue reading

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Goodbye – my compliments to the school

This post will not be a goodbye to Russia, as I am not leaving Russia yet. In March, Luuk – you should read his articles – and I are taking the train to Vladivostok. This way, we can get a taste of what other parts of Russia are like. I know a few weeks is… Continue reading

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Riga: Travel Base of Operations

Riga Travel Eastern Europe

Riga: Travel Base of Operations This past weekend I actually flew to Kiev, Ukraine to visit a friend who invited me over for the weekend. And it was AWESOME! So cool. Having lived in Russia before, it was definitely a blast from the past with a twist of the unknown and a spin on the… Continue reading

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