Love & Vodkais a book with broad appeal. It is a unique hybrid of travel memoir and love story that seamlessly blends humor, culture shock, and romance. It is about taking a chance in life and seeing where it leads, as well as learning more about the worldand about yourself. The world is large and full of potential; one just needs to be willing to take a gamble and explore the possibilities that exist.
Bobby is over the moon after sharing a bike on the E.T. ride at Universal Studios with Katya. Join our intrepid crusader as he takes a leap of faithtraveling from comfortable have-a-nice dayand have-a-warm-shower suburban Detroit to the former center of Cold War Soviet missile production. And unbeknownst to anyone but himself, hes bringing an engagement ring! Experience life in a city that, until the mid-1980s, was closed to foreign visitors. R.J. Foxs humorous, poignant, and memorable expedition is punctuated by a colorful cast of characters, adventures, and cultural mishaps and misunderstandingsfrom irate babushka women to hard-drinking uncles. Lesser mortals might have phoned home to be rescued. Armchair travelers and romanticsyou will find yourself both schooled in hard knocks and heartened to have shared in the unforgettable experience of Love & Vodka!