Tag Archives: Russia

Contributor Ridiculous Street Signs #13: No Bunny Fare Allowed- Moscow, Russia

moscow russiaI love coming across funny signs both at home and while traveling around the world. Most of the time these signs aren’t meant to be funny, regardless, humor can be found in them.

From time to time, I post about funny signs which I call, Ridiculous Street Signs.

I recently posted about a sign I came across in Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus. This led to an e-mail from a reader who wanted to contribute a sign she came across in the suburbs of Moscow Russia. Continue reading Contributor Ridiculous Street Signs #13: No Bunny Fare Allowed- Moscow, Russia

Siberian Airlines Passenger Goes Crazy During Flight

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There’s been lots of situations with passengers going crazy during flights.

Earlier in the week, a passenger on a Siberian Airlines flight may’ve taken the prize for most disgusting behavior on a plane. Continue reading Siberian Airlines Passenger Goes Crazy During Flight

Actor Steven Seagal Gets Russian Citizenship

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Membership has its privileges according to American Express, but I’m not exactly sure what the benefits are for receiving Russian citizenship.

Actor Steven Seagal, popular in the early 1990s for movies such as Marked For Death and Under Siege was recently given Russian citizenship by President Vladimir Putin. Continue reading Actor Steven Seagal Gets Russian Citizenship

Can This Russian Plane Compete with Boeing & Airbus?

Russian Plane
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Can a Russian plane compete with Boeing and Airbus?

While I’m no plane expert or big aviation geek, Russian state media said a new medium-range plane, the Irkut MC-21 was “superior to its Western-made counterparts in many respects“. Continue reading Can This Russian Plane Compete with Boeing & Airbus?

Visiting A Cat Museum & Cafe- St Petersburg, Russia

Over the past couple of days there has been lots of media attention and long waits for those looking to get into the Purina One Cat Cafe in NYC. The cat cafe is the first of its kind in North America.  

When I first starting hearing about the NYC Cat Cafe it immediately brought back memories of a silly place that we visited a little over a year back while in St Petersburg, Russia.

Kim, Lucas and I headed to Russia for our holiday break in 2013 and visited Moscow (and St Petersburg).

Continue reading Visiting A Cat Museum & Cafe- St Petersburg, Russia

Win A Trip to the Sochi Olympics

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Don’t forget to check out my 2nd blogging anniversary post and enter my giveaway!

Liberty Mutual is running the 30 Days, 30 Ways Sweepstakes with the grand prize being a 7 day, 6 night trip for two to the 2014 Sochi Olympics in Russia.

Attending the Olympics is something that I’ve always wanted to do so I’d love to win this prize!

Along with the grand prize trip to the Olympics, Liberty Mutual is also giving away 30 daily prizes. The sweepstakes started on October 15 so a couple of these prizes have already been given away.

Continue reading Win A Trip to the Sochi Olympics