Waterways of the Tsars

Waterways of the Tsars, with Viking Cruises Russia

  • A #Journeymaker in Russia:  Beyond Postcard Travel Thanks to a seventeen year career in travel at the Smithsonian Institution and a lifetime of personal travel, I have visited almost every country, or former country, over the past 35 years. From the Arctic, Amazon and Antarctic to Easter Island, Fiji, Vladivostok and Beijing, north to south, east to west, I have circled the […]
  • What’s New in Russia? St. Petersburg I had the privilege of visiting Russia four times in the past year. Yes, in the midst of the Ukraine crisis, I was exploring Moscow and St. Petersburg under the expert guidance of Viking Cruises, who have vast experience in Russia. If you have visited Russia, or the USSR before, it was probably for a […]
  • What’s New in Russia? Moscow Visiting Russia four times in the past year as the Ukraine crisis unfolded was insightful. For current events, but also for a look at what sites are being restored, opened and primed for tourists. This article is about Moscow, my last was St. Petersburg.   Interpreting history, both current and past is challenging for all tourists […]

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