Posted in July 2014

Our Sort-of Literal Run In With Putin

Our Sort-of Literal Run In With Putin


If you ever had any doubt that Russians are in their own class of crazy, especially in the wintertime, this is all the proof you need.  Clicking it will be the best way you’ve spent 4 minutes and 52 seconds in a long time. I thought we’d never crack the Russians.  On our first day, … Continue reading

To Russia With Love

To Russia With Love


Morgan was only going to Russia for two days, so if you weren’t quite sure which day it was, one could easily justify questioning the validity of her visa.  After freaking out that she wouldn’t be allowed to board, she composed herself, warmed by the notion that being stuck in Munich and not being allowed … Continue reading

Visas: Everywhere You Don’t Want to Be

Visas: Everywhere You Don’t Want to Be


My dad is in a perpetual state of zen when it comes to orchestrating travel plans.  Someday I’ll admire it, but for now it drives me to drink.  We barely book flights before we go anywhere, and certainly don’t research activities in advance.  But for whatever reason, my dad was very concerned about what there was to … Continue reading