Russian Splendour Renewed

A Heritage Tour of Moscow and St Petersburg

A few years ago I went on a ramble through much of Europe, including the Russian cities of Moscow and St Petersburg. It was fascinating to see how much of the country’s old heritage was being restored in ways that should interest everyone, beyond the…




A Maverick Traveller presents the collected posts of the travel author and blogger Mary Jane Walker, of a-maverick dot com

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Mary Jane Walker

Mary Jane Walker

A Maverick Traveller: Kiwi adventurer, author of twelve books of travel stories, a blog, and a website (

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