Trip Report Kiev

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I just wanted to take a quick moment and let everyone know how things are going in Ukraine.  I just wrapped up a few days in Kiev on my way to work in Europe.  It was a good trip that … Continue reading

#2 Planning a solo trip

Russian Mom

… Typical Russian Mom and her child … This post is co-written by Scott & Mike. The top part is Scott & Mike’s comments are below: Mike gave me a list of 9 items that he thought warranted discussion: topics … Continue reading

Getting to and around Ukraine

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I wanted to write about this now, because it is the perfect time to travel to Ukraine…  It’s spring there, tourism is down from the protests, and prices are cheap now (just over $1000 round trip to Kiev from the … Continue reading

Is she real.. or is it a fake profile and you are writing a letter factory?

Russian Woman at Moscow airport

When I first decided to search for a Ukrainian girl (how that happened is worth another post), I had set up a profile on a Ukrainian dating site other than the one promoted here.  It was through a CupidMedia, affiliation … Continue reading

I love (and hate) dating Russian men

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This article appeared at Salon.com on 12 August, 2013. Have a read; you may be surprised a bit. If you’ve never dated an Eastern European Woman before, you very well may be a bit shocked at the difference(s) in thinking … Continue reading

1/30/14 9:00 AM

Odessa UA brunette beauty

… Ukrainian Women walk – a lot – and it shows in their bodies – and they dress like WOMEN… 1/30/14  9:00 AM There is a good reason to have a camera that is not your phone:  You can take … Continue reading

1/26/14 4:00 AM

Julia from Ukraine

1/26/14  4:00 AM Woke up and could not sleep so I decided to delete all the junk pictures off of my cellphone.  [It’s a good tip to have a camera, and your phone separate.  Use the camera to take pictures … Continue reading

Happy New Year and Worldy Wednesday: Junk Mail

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I want to wish you all a belated Happy Holidays and New Year.  Although I’ve been busy with my work (and have to put in extra time tomorrow in prep for Obamacare) I should be able to update with more … Continue reading

Worldly Wednesday: I would like…

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If you’ve taken my recommendation and used Memrise to help you learn Russian you have probably encountered the phrase: “Mne b’ hotyelas chia, pajzalsta.”  In case you haven’t gotten this far, the term translates to, “I want tea, please.”  Because I like to break … Continue reading