Exactly one month from today, my parents will be boarding a flight to leave the West behind...and to come visit me in good ol' Mother Russia!
I'm so excited - I can't wait to explore St. Petersburg with them and show them around the incredible city that's become another home to me these past seven months: Moscow. If any readers out there have some tips for "must-sees" in either city or any restaurant recommendations, send them my way! I'm starting to work on an itinerary and I really want to make sure my parents have the best trip ever. Russia is such a cool, fascinating country, and I know I've only barely scratched the surface in my time here so far.
Mum and Dad, just think - in one month you might be flying somewhere over the Atlantic and eating this: