Monthly Archives: August 2015

A Romantic Evening at the Hermitage

There seems to be an ongoing argument which museum is bigger and better, the Louvre, Paris, France or the Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia? I have now been to both and I’m leaning toward the Hermitage as my favorite of the two. That isn’t easy for me to say because I love everything about Paris! Continue reading

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In St. Petersburg, Russia: If It’s Glittering, It’s Usually Gold

The immense length Catherine’s Palace made it the longest in Europe, to put it in perspective, it is roughly the length of three football fields. It is huge! Continue reading

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Date Night at Cucina Bella

If you haven’t been to Cucina Bella in Algonquin, IL you are missing out on the best grilled calamari anywhere! Continue reading

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