It’s that time of year again. The weather starts to cool down, the air outside becomes crisp, and the leaves begin to turn on the trees. We open the holiday season up with all things spooky and scary as we celebrate Halloween.
Typically, this time of year we don’t focus on traveling or vacations away from the home, instead we focus on staying home more, decorating the house, or finding the best way to scare people if you’re anything like me.
But, if the travel bug within you is itching like crazy for some place to get away where you will not lose the Halloween Spirit, then may I suggest to you 3 scary places you can visit where you will surely get a thrill. Now before I go into these, please keep in mind that if you choose to visit any of these destinations, you do so at your own risk!
One of the best parts of traveling internationally is the great opportunity to try out new dishes. Depending on the country, some of these dishes are quite unique, while other dishes can be downright weird! Sometimes you may feel like Andrew Zimmern going out on his Bizarre Food tours. In our family, we are adventurers and we try out new, and sometimes even strange dishes everywhere we go. Russia is no exception.
During our time in Chelyabinsk Russia, we left for 3 days to visit a Lakeside resort about two hours out of town. Let me tell you, after living in a high desert region for a few years, the water, greenery, trees and everything about this place was absolutely amazing.
On the evening of Wednesday, June 13, 2018, our plane safely landed in Chelyabinsk Balandino Airport (CEK). There we got off the airplane, took the shuttle bus from the tarmac to the terminal, and we were greeted my in-laws, my wife’s family, and my kids’ cousins, aunts, uncles, and grandmother. It is really something to travel extremely far to the other side of the world and to meet people who know you and love you. Distance is no barrier for love and family!