St. Basil’s Cathedral, built between 1555 and 1561 by Ivan the Terrible is an architectural gem in Moscow, Russia that is rumored to have cost the architect his eyes to avoid the creation of a rival masterpiece.
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I’m Nyssa. I started The Cultureur in August 2012, almost a decade after contracting the travel bug while on a Model United Nations conference in Russia and Finland.
And from there, when I took the first step in solo international travel and decided to study abroad in college,
there was no looking back, and I ended up living, studying, working, and volunteering in 6 countries (the U.S., the UK, France, Iceland, India, and Germany) and traveling to 50+ others.