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On Friendship, Bribery, and Narrowly Avoiding Deportation from Ukraine

Hello iyashinoshigoto, I know, strange blog post title, but trust me – this story contains all three elements. First comes friendship. At the risk of…

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Talking to Strangers: Breakfast with the Businessman from Moscow

A couple weeks ago I talked about going with your gut in order to avoid bad or potentially life threatening situations when traveling; this week…

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On Couchsurfing, Kidnapping and Back-up Plans

Hello iyashinoshigoto, Envision yourself in this situation for just a moment: you are sitting on a bus on your way to a city and country…

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Don’t Believe the Hype About Tiraspol, Transnistria

Hi guys, This is going to be a strange post because it’s about a strange situation so let me just dive right in. If you’ve…

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Learning about life in Rusesti Noii, Moldova

Greetings, Let me tell you that my trip to Rusesti Noii, Moldova changed my life. It’s like this entire trip was leading to that one…

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Alive and well in Rusestii Noi, Moldova

Greetings, Had a wonderful time in Rusestii Noi, Moldova yesterday. My friend is leaving to town but yours truly is staying another night with the…

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Getting to Know Moldova & Peace Corps

Greetings, This morning was like “What am I doing in Moldova!? This is madness!” Went to the train station with a friend to buy a…

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Was Moldova a Mistake!?

Greetings from Chisinau, Moldova. Just arrived, the train sucked. When I say the train sucked I mean I sat next to a family who had…

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Train to Moldova from Ukraine Via Transnistria

Greetings, I sit here eating some Mexican guys chips because he said I could have one, then he left and now I can’t help myself….

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