Russia had been on my bucket list for ages before my first visit last Autumn. I spent a long weekend in beautiful St. Petersburg, and in spite of the cold, the city had me completely sold. I recently saw Anna Karenina as a ballet at the Norwegian Opera, and it…

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I am a month late to this party, but I think it’s time to do a little 2015 recap for you guys! The year started off a little rocky, with a lot of traveling between Oslo and my home town. I lost two of the most important people in my…

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In addition to visiting the Church of the Savior on Blood there was one thing at the top of my St. Petersburg bucket list. Visiting the Palace of Peterhof couldn’t be missed. It is known as Russia’s answer to Versailles, so on a cold and sunny day we hopped on…

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You know that church in all the Visit Russia photos? The one with all the colours and the beautiful towers? It is called the Church of the Saviour on Blood, and the Church of the Saviour on Spilled Blood and more. It is one of the most beautiful buildings I…

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