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Jennifer Eremeeva

Exploring the Intersection of Cuisine, Culture, and Travel.

Welcome!  I’m a food and travel writer and cruise ship enrichment lecturer.  I curate exceptional cultural, historical, and culinary information and experiences from the world’s most exciting destinations and share them with you here. If you’d like to know more about me, click here.

I am the proud  author of two award-winning books: Have Personality Disorder, Will Rule Russia: A Pocket Guide to Russian History, and Lenin Lives Next Door: Marriage, Martinis, and Mayhem in Moscow.

Areas of Interest
  • Recipe Development
  • Food Photography
  • Culinary History
  • Russian History
  • Royal History

  • Culinary Travel
  • Pilgrimage Travel
  • The Baltic States
  • Mediterranean History
  • Cruise Industry

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Recent Articles & Posts

January 28, 2023

Day Trips from Athens: Meteora, Greece’s Hidden Gem

January 17, 2023

My Top 10 Travel Planning Tools

January 14, 2023

7 Steps to a Perfect Travel Bucket List

June 8, 2021

The Mysteries of Mount Ararat

May 24, 2021

Budapest’s Iconic Parliament

February 9, 2021

Podcast: Moscow Monumental

January 15, 2023 in Book Reviews, Jennifer Recommends

All Creatures Great and Small Audiobook

A review of the new audiobook version of James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small.
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December 30, 2022 in Book Reviews, Cuisine, Eastern European

Pierogi: Over 50 Recipes to Create Perfect Polish Dumplings

Jennifer Eremeeva reviews Pierogi: Over 50 Recipes to Create Perfect Polish Dumplings by Zuza Zak.
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December 7, 2022 in Caucasian, Cuisine

Kharcho: A Welcome Guest From the Near Abroad

Georgia's unforgettable tangy lamb soup with tomatoes, pomegranate, walnuts, and cilantro.
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February 5, 2022 in Book Reviews, History, Jennifer's Podcasts

The Memory of the Second World War

Over 75 years have passed since the end of World War II, but the collective memory of the conflict remains potently present for the people of the Russian Federation. Professor…
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August 22, 2021 in History, Jennifer Recommends

21 Audiobooks about Russia

Learn more about the world's largest country with this curated list of 21 fiction and non-fiction audiobooks about Russia.
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August 21, 2021 in Book Reviews, Eastern European, Jennifer's Podcasts

Amber & Rye: A Baltic Food Journey

A conversation with storyteller cook, Zuza Zak about her new cookbook, "Amber & Rye: A Baltic Food Journey," which explores the cuisines of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia.
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July 1, 2021 in Book Reviews, History, Jennifer's Podcasts

Queens of Jerusalem

A conversation with historian Katherine Pangonis about her excellent new book, Queens of Jerusalem, which examines the lives of the queens, princesses, and countesses who ruled Outremer, the Crusader states…
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June 8, 2021 in Asia, Caucuses, Europe, History, Travel

The Mysteries of Mount Ararat

The Age-Old Mysteries of Mount Ararat Armenia's Mount Ararat guards her ancient secretsMount Ararat is omnipresent and yet utterly elusive, a natural landmark that dominates both the landscape and the…
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April 30, 2021 in Book Reviews, History, Jennifer's Podcasts

The Volga

Professor Janet M. Hartley takes readers on a fascinating journey down the mighty Volga River and into the heart of the Russian mindset. "The Volga: A History of Russia's Greatest…
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