TRAVEL READS – September 2016

So yes, I seem to have skipped right over summer, during which I had managed to pop by London (and Windsor), Paris (first time in 13 years!), Brussels and the Alsace region of France. But most of my free time was spent hopping across the beautiful countryside around Moscow. Please enjoy my IG illustration of those weekend getaways, along with…

ESTONIA’S GORGEOUS COUNTRYSIDE

You know how parents tell their kids to never get into cars with strange men? This is exactly what I did in Estonia. The strange man in question was the Nice German I met on my first evening in Tallinn. Long story short, as a result of making this acquaintance, I abandoned my original plan…

ROADLESS ROAD TRIP

What does a Russian country road look like? Something like this: Yesterday I drove out to a Small Village about 150 km outside of Moscow, to check out a potential dacha spot. After about 100 km on a highway, I reached my turn-off point — a small Town of Petushki (“Cockerels”) — — and called…