New Year’s Eve At Saint Petersburg And The Hermitage

New Year’s Eve At Saint Petersburg And The Hermitage

  I’ve been to nearly every single ex-Soviet state except for the mother of them all: Russia. That changes today.   Photo Credit: Ihita Kabir The Hermitage just got served   And it wasn’t easy getting here. Recalling my first monsoon trip to Egypt, I also...
How To Pack For A Russian/Siberian Winter

How To Pack For A Russian/Siberian Winter

Packing for this trip might require a little more than how we packed for Antarctica! This is a real Russian winter, folks, and everybody knows to never invade Russia in the winter. More of a guide for our 10 stalwart polar bears going on this trip, this will hopefully...
Meet The Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Meet The Trans-Siberian Orchestra

For our upcoming winter trip to Russia, Mongolia, and China, I present to you our newest class of mostly return monsooners:   Calvin   Sze (John)   Melissa   LY L. | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Ihita K. – Washington, DC | Consulting | U of Maryland, College Park  ...