Category Archives: Russia

Crossing Siberia by Train

Story and photos by Sharon King Hoge Siberia may be notorious for hard labor in harsh winters, but traversing Russia by train is a pleasant fascinating trip.   The passing landscape outside may be swampy and mosquito infested in summer or … Continue reading

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Woody Allen, German “Gold,” and Giveaway Prices in Russia’s Pocket Enclave A theater complex in the center of Kaliningrad may seem like an unlikely place to find a pair of bronze eyeglasses mounted in tribute to Woody Allen, but “Woody” was … Continue reading

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W St. Petersburg

Arrival/Check-In: In keeping with its self-consciously stylish image — “luxury meets cutting-edge cool” — a simple W on an exterior wall of the renovated structure dating from 1775 is all that announces you’ve found St. Petersburg’s trendy W Hotel. Young … Continue reading

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