Moscow On The Metro & The World’s 18th Best Restaurant

Moscow On The Metro & The World’s 18th Best Restaurant

  We started our day with a splendid brunch at Grabni, a cafeteria style restaurant where you self-serve from so many offerings that it’ll make you dizzy. Everybody loved the french fries:     Don’t mind the random pony here and there.     We then headed...
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...
No Reservations In Sofía, Bulgaria

No Reservations In Sofía, Bulgaria

After the recent US elections and the shitshow that happened, all of us needed a little break. So we went to Bulgaria. (FYI, if you’re flying on the Alitalia/Bulgaria Air codeshare combo from the USA to Sofía, be prepared to endure the check-in process twice:...
From Mozambique To Swaziland/Eswatini

From Mozambique To Swaziland/Eswatini

  Our group woke up this morning at 5:30am to catch a 6:00am cab to the bus station.   Instead of the one close by to the train station that’s listed in Lonely Planet that would take us to Swaziland, our cab drivers opted at the last minute instead for the...
A Day Trip To Liechtenstein

A Day Trip To Liechtenstein

Amsterdam, Bruges, Brussels, Puerto Rico, Ireland. And now Liechtenstein. Capping off a social experiment that lasted for nearly 2 months — taking weekly international “day trips” while keeping a full time job — I decide to finish off with my most...