Russia

Week In Volgograd

Week In Volgograd

Volgograd (Russian: Волгогра́д vuhl-gah-GRAHD) used to be called Stalingrad. It lies along the west bank of the Volga River in Southern Russia. It was the scene of one of the most important and bloodiest battles of the Second World War. Volgograd is one of the most beautiful ancient cities of Russia. It is located in […]

Exploring Moskow

Exploring Moskow

Moscow (Russian: Москва) is the 860 year-old capital of Russia. A truly iconic, global city, Moscow has played a central role in the development of Russia and the world. For many, the sight of the Kremlin complex in the centre of the city is still loaded with symbolism and history. Moscow was the capital of […]

Weekend In Sankt Petersburg

Weekend In Sankt Petersburg

Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петерб́ург Sankt-Peterburg;) is a world-class destination and Russia’s second largest city, with a population of more than 5 million perched at the eastern tip of of the Baltic Sea and the Neva River. The city was formerly known as Petrograd (Петрогр́ад), and later Leningrad (Ленингр́ад). This is one of the most breathtakingly […]

Weekend In Sankt Petersburg

Weekend In Sankt Petersburg

Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петерб́ург Sankt-Peterburg;) is a world-class destination and Russia’s second largest city, with a population of more than 5 million perched at the eastern tip of of the Baltic Sea and the Neva River. The city was formerly known as Petrograd (Петрогр́ад), and later Leningrad (Ленингр́ад). This is one of the most breathtakingly […]

Where to watch the Olympics in NYC

Where to watch the Olympics in NYC

Here are 5 spots where you can enjoy the Olympics in New York City.

The Nutcracker – A Christmas Tradition

The Nutcracker – A Christmas Tradition

The Nutcracker has long since been a traditional Christmas performance attended by Americans since the 1940’s. The Nutcracker made it’s worldwide debut in 1892 in St. Petersburg, Russia. As many are familiar with the composer, Tchaikovsky, the original choreography was conceived by Marius Petipa. Petipa became very ill in the middle of composing the choreography so his assistant, Lev Ivanov aided in the completion of the dance.

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