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Russia, Russia, Россия

Ok – this isn’t another blog about how much I like Russia, still can’t get over it, would move back (even though it’s a bit unrealistic at this moment), miss the food, travel, amazing nights of fun, public transportation, attempting to speak Russian, etc. While all of that is true, I want to go a bit political here.

You can’t … Read Full Post

English as a Second Language

Have you ever had a job, internship, summer mission trip, anything and after a period of time of either leaving or finishing that thing, you want to do it again?

Many of you know that I spent just over 2 years living in Moscow teaching English as a Second Language (ESL). That life changing experience was amazing, and I find … Read Full Post

Social Media Update – Day 4

It’s been 4 days since I haven’t logged into any social media. To say it’s been easy is an understatement but to say it’s been hard is an overstatement.

It’s somewhere in between. I have found myself in boredom wanting to just log in and see what’s going on. Not like it would matter if I logged in or not … Read Full Post

Vacation Time

We’ve recently came back from a fabulous 2 week vacation to Dushanbe, Moscow, and Barcelona. It was great getting out of the every day work routine, eating some (a ton) delicious food, and breathing in fresh air while walking from one place to next. You can see the pictures here.

One of the greatest things about my time living … Read Full Post

Can Russia Change? (repost)

A couple of weeks ago, a great friend of mine living on mission in Moscow with his wife sent me a blog post. Side note, click here to see how they are changing Moscow and/or support them. Anyways, the post really got me thinking. A lot.

Many of you know how I feel about Russia, the culture, the food, the … Read Full Post