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This Is Russia
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This Is Russia

Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia — mid-January or early February. It’s dark and the temperature is somewhere in the subzero category. Seems late for 4:00 p.m. My eyelashes clump, heavy with frost, and my glasses are permanently […]

Top 5 Countries For Teaching English Abroad (That Aren’t in Asia)
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Top 5 Countries For Teaching English Abroad (That Aren’t in Asia)

When it comes to jobs teaching English abroad, South Korea and Taiwan are the headliners. Teaching English jobs are easy to find, and high salaries and free housing are some great incentives to head east, […]

Sexual Frustration And Why It Snows In June In Moscow
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Sexual Frustration And Why It Snows In June In Moscow

Come late spring in Moscow, just after the snow has subsided for the winter, another form of white, powdery substance blankets the capital of Russia, and it’s not what you think. The white stuff in […]

It’s A Bird. It’s A Plane. It’s A . . . Flying Donkey?!
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It’s A Bird. It’s A Plane. It’s A . . . Flying Donkey?!

It’s not often that I’m dumbfounded by the stupidity of people. Check that. It’s not often I’m this dumbfounded by stupidity. It looks as if a group of entrepreneurs locked themselves and copious amounts of […]

Where The Hell Is Sochi, Russia?
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Where The Hell Is Sochi, Russia?

Starting to plan for the next winter Olympics? I have to admit, the closing ceremonies sent the ol’ imagination into the stratosphere with the possibilities of getting to the next Winter Games in Sochi. The […]