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Kiev, Ukraine: to go, or not to go?

Eye-opening, sprawling, unique, unfathomably affordable, safe. That’s how I’d describe Kiev, Ukraine.   FOREWARNING: This post is long…it has headings if you'd prefer to skim.   I received mixed responses when I told people I was visiting Kiev, Ukraine. A friend of mine, the only person I knew to have been there before, told me… Continue reading Kiev, Ukraine: to go, or not to go?

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Cesky Krumlov: a gem-town of the Czech Republic

I came to this town to do a rafting trip with two of my good friends. Down the Vltava river, the largest river in the Czech Republic. The weather was not kind during my one night stay. Overcast, and rainy. However, the dreariness was unable to dull the feeling that the place was a little… Continue reading Cesky Krumlov: a gem-town of the Czech Republic