Update: WE ARE BACK ONLINE! The Forum has been RESTORED! See announcement here. If there are any problems or issues, please report them in the announcement thread. Note: Unfortunately I was not able to import the posts made after the crash (on Sept 18) into the restored forum. However, I exported all the posts submitted after the crash into a Word file, so you can download it, find your posts and re-post them. Download the posts here. Thanks for your patience and welcome back everyone!
Join John Adams, world renowned Intl Matchmaker, Monday nights 8:30 EST for Live Webcasts!
And check out Five Reasons why you should attend a FREE AFA Seminar! See locations and dates here.
View Active Topics View Your Posts Latest 100 Topics FAQ Topics Mobile Friendly Theme
Discuss culture, living, traveling, relocating, dating or anything related to Russia, Ukraine, or the former Soviet Republics.
3 posts • Page 1 of 1
Parents just filed their taxes, turns out their paying like $7K less than expected.
TRIP TO RUSSIA
I want to know where I should go, and why.
Should I even go to Russia?
See, I know on your site Winston, it says all about how great Philippians are, but I'm tall and white and I like tall white girls so I think at least Russia if not at least Eastern Europe would suit me best.
If any of you are so strongly opinionated as to what country is better, please do say, I am curious.
Winston, if you're reading this, then you'll especially relate with me.
I'm from the Bay Area.
I've lived in this matriachical society my whole life almost.
I have been growing up in Berkeley of all places for the last eleven years.
I only spent one year, in kindergarten, in Fremont.
My family though, lives there, so I know somewhat of what a shithole it is, so f***ing flat and boring.
Don't worry, if you haven't visited, Fremont Ave, and all those other places haven't changed one bit.
What would be the best time to visit Russia?
I am limited to traveling mid-july to late august this year, so whatever country would be best to visit then, I'd like to know.
One more thing, my parents are coming with me.
I'd love to go it alone, but especially since they're paying, they kind of have to tag along.
One more problem:
I don't really want to tell my parents "I want to go to Russia to go meet lots of sexy girls", and they're not really into that themselves, so I need some more reasons to help justify Russia.
Initially, I told them I wanted to go there because its cheaper, but I looked at the prices, and its really not, the flights are more expensive, and the hotels are about the same price in moscow as in like amsterdam or other places.
They are likely to go, I'd just like some other explanations to help offer up to them as they start to cope with the pain of paying for a multi-thousand dollar trip.
Tell them you want to visit another country to appreciate what you have.. (which is one of the best reasons to travel). But people who go to Western Europe or Japan tend to not want to come back. Also St Petersburg or Kiev seems more fun than Moscow and is probably cheaper hotel wise although the airfare would be more at least from what I remember.