Day 15-16: Helsinki and Homebound

How time flies. After looking forward to this trip for so long, it's strange and a little sad to think that my Bucket List Trip to Russia has come to an end. What can I say? The post-travel blues are real, and I've got 'em bad. That's part of the reason it's taken me a good … Continue reading Day 15-16: Helsinki and Homebound

Bucket List Trip (Day 1 & 2): Hello, Helsinki!

The first time I remember thinking, "I'm going to Russia one day" must've been eight years ago when I was 16. I could fill entire libraries trying to explain what it is that did me in -- the history, the politics, the architecture, the culture, the people -- but in the end, I simply and completely fell … Continue reading Bucket List Trip (Day 1 & 2): Hello, Helsinki!