Happy New Year!

2017 is rapidly coming to an end. It's been quite an eventful year for me and I have done a lot of travelling. By my reckoning, over the course of the year I have visited 11 different countries and 37 unique destinations. As a way of looking back at 2017, here are 37 photos of... Continue Reading →

Feuding generals: Barclay, Bagration and the 1812 campaign

27 December marks the birthday of Field Marshal Mikhail Barclay de Tolly, commander-in-chief of the Russian armies during the first half of the 1812 war against Napoleon. Since he is one of my historical heroes, I have written at length about Barclay de Tolly's career and his activities in other places and there is little... Continue Reading →

The October Revolution: Photos

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution in Russia. Since I have already written an article about this at Europe & Me, due to time constraints I decided that instead of writing another article-length post on here, I would merely show some photos associated with the October Revolution which I accumulated over the... Continue Reading →

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