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My Favorite 36 Things to do Lima

IMG_1330 My Favorite 36 Things to do Lima – Understand Lima is a jewel of a city. The weather is temperate here year-round (though winter and spring see the most fog). The city has several clean, urban and still affordable neighborhoods right by the sea. The views are spectacular and the locals are friendly. To sum it […] Read on →

My Favorite 25 Things to do Moscow

IMG_1173 My Favorite 25 Things to do Moscow – Understand Moscow is quintessential Russia – even more so than St. Petersburg; this is where all our ideas about Russia come together – foreigners and Russians alike. Moscow is a busy city and most of the Russian oil money ends up in Muscovite bank accounts and trickles down […] Read on →

My Favorite 13 Things to do Yekaterinburg

IMG_0607 My Favorite 13 Things to do Yekaterinburg – Understand Yekaterinburg (also called Ekaterinburg) is the capital of the Sverdlovsk region and is the connection point between European Russia and the Siberian outposts. The weather reflects this geographic position with a continental climate, but with a less extreme character than Novosibirsk or Yakutsk. Yekaterinburg is located 5 […] Read on →

My 14 Favorite things to do Yakutsk

IMG_0882 My 14 Favorite things to do Yakutsk – Understand Yakutsk is becoming famous for one thing – its extreme climate that has allowed it to be the coldest big city on the planet. Temperatures regularly drop to minus 60 degrees here (that’s almost as cold as Antarctica on most days in winter). The city has 300,000 […] Read on →

My Favorite 25 Things to do Cape Town, South Africa

IMG_9443 My Favorite 25 Things to do Cape Town, South Africa – Understand Cape Town needs no introduction – it’s famous for its incredible scenery, quirky weather and European ‘savoir vivre’ lifestyle. The former British ‘Cape Colony’ has been getting much cheaper since the harsh devaluation of the South African Rand. It’s now starting to become a […] Read on →