Amanda and her family are experiencing the adventure of a lifetime. They are American expats in Russia. Amanda is The Expatresse. She is also the creator of a very fascinating blog, The Beet Goes On. She regularly posts wonderful images and intriguing tales of her travels and experiences in the world's largest country. Below is a photo of Amanda and some additional photos she's taken around Moscow and in one of the Golden Ring cities, Suzdal. Check out her blog for stories that accompany these photos. Amanda will take you behind the scenes at the Bolshoi Theater, inside a Russia banya (sauna), to Russia's own Hollywood, on a trip to Star City and down sidewalks in the capital.