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Discovering Kuala Lumpur

Discovering Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur and Singapore have always been rivals. Many have said that Kuala Lumpur is a grittier version of the Sterile City. We did find th…
Russian Language Challenge

Russian Language Challenge

I've been learning Russian for a while now.  I would consider myself somewhat of a language nerd, but embarrassingly, I am 31 and I still can'…
Learning Russian

Learning Russian

I have been learning Russian off and on since 2007. I always had an interest in the language and the Russian culture but shortly after meeting…
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Finance on the Road

There's nothing worse than not having access to your money while you're traveling. Make sure you prepare yourself before the trip! Planning ah…
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The Sterile City

Another huge change in environments for us: from Delhi, India to Singapore.  While much of India is known for being dirty, Singapore is known …
The Backwaters of Kerala

The Backwaters of Kerala

An absolute must in India: renting a houseboat on the backwaters of Kerala. This is, bar none, the most relaxing experience I've had anywhere …
Greek Food

Greek Food

As frequenters of Chicago's Greektown restaurants, we were definitely looking forward to trying out the Greek food in its native environment. …
Greek Island Hopping

Greek Island Hopping

When first outlining our Itinerary we were planning to be in India in early to mid August. We thought the monsoon would be over with for the m…