Divo Ostrov

When I say Saint Petersburg, you think…amusement park! No? Why not? You should. Okay. I won’t say that Divo Ostrov is top on the list of places to visit in Saint Petersburg, but if you feel the need for an adrenaline rush, you should check it out. It hits all the theme park cliches that remind you … More Divo Ostrov

I Made it to Russia

Three hours of driving and ten hours of flight later, I have arrived in Saint Petersburg, Russia! No. I didn’t take that picture. You think I actually went out on my first day? I’m pooped! Jet lag is a mean-spirited woman that I’d love to take to dinner, only to sneak out the bathroom window … More I Made it to Russia

Pre-Departure Nerves

Just a day away from starting my journey to the snowy lands of Russia, and I can’t help but feel nervous…sad even. I know what a great time I’ll have. I’ll meet new people who are part of a different culture in a different country, half a world away. What an adventure! Don’t worry, I’ll show … More Pre-Departure Nerves

Back from the Dead

Hello again fabulous readers. I’d love to give you some excuse about how I couldn’t write because I broke both my hands from a run in with a violent alcoholic in the parking lot of a Baskin Robbins. But, honestly, I was just lazy. Well, I had finals too…cut me a little slack. Don’t worry. … More Back from the Dead