Journey to the Past: Anastasia’s St. Petersburg

Before our 2 days in St. Petersburg, Russia, we watched Fox Animation Studios’ movie, “Anastasia” – one of our favorites growing up! I recently watched the movie again and recognized many of the places we saw in St. Petersburg and while many parts of Anastasia’s story weren’t exactly historically accurate in the movie, many of the…

St. Petersburg, Russia, Day 1

 Two summers ago, our family went on a 9-day cruise on the Baltic Sea, stopping in 6 different cities. As cruises tend to go, we were only able to spend a day in most of the cities, so this series of posts is all about how we tried to make the most of the short…