Christmas seems such a long time ago and this post about our Christmas holiday is long overdue. For the last few years, we have gone
I recently visited Athens for the first time and there were a number of things that took me by surprise. Here are a few. 1.
Can you see Athens in two days? Is a Winter city break in Athens a good idea? The answer to both of these questions is
0835: Arrived at St Petersburg station, after the Grand Express sleeper train from Moscow. Olga, our guide from 2 days ago, came to pick us
0730: We were awoken by the gentle rocking of the Grand Express as is rushed past the suburbs of Moscow. The train guard brought us
This post is about Day 2 of our whirlwind tour of Russia. Read about Day 1, where we boarded the ferry from Helsinki to St