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Traveling to St. Petersburg, Russia Visa-Free on the St. Peterline Ferry

I spent 72 hours in St. Petersburg, Russia, without a Russian Visa. For a couple of years now, I had been reading about the pain of getting a Russian Visa, not to mention the cost. 2,045 more words


St. Petersburg in Photos

We had an amazing two days in St. Petersburg, Russia. Definitely a country that is worth the effort to visit. I realized my previous post focused only on logistics and not the beauty of the city itself. 32 more words

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Stockholm in Summer

The last stop on our Baltic cruise was the notoriously beautiful and expensive city of Stockholm. As we cruised past the many islands into the harbor, I was impressed by the beauty of Sweden, and later when we got closer to the city, Stockholm itself. 540 more words

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Brilliance in the Baltic

Jeani and I had a wonderful time on our Baltic cruise, and the accommodations that Karla secured for us were outstanding.  The Lainston House in Winchester, UK was lovely and charming…a bit out of town, but a short taxi ride put us in the middle of Winchester.   188 more words


Spending a Day in Riga

Riga was the second to last stop on our Baltic Cruise. I have to admit this is the city I knew the least about going in, and the section in the guidebook about it was sparse. 266 more words

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Finnish Design (and other reasons I loved Helsinki)

I have to admit a love of Scandinavian architecture and design made Helsinki one of the most highly anticipated stops on the cruise for me. I longed to wander through a city of design shops and marvel at the beautiful buildings. 453 more words

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St. Petersburg by Boat

This is part of a series of posts about our Baltic Cruise. If you’re interested in our other ports of call, check out the links below: 388 more words

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