Four Russian Cities in Fourteen Days

Sometimes it’s difficult to feel the essence of a country during global celebrations. Everyone is seemingly on their best behaviour, including service providers and law enforcement agents. But, if you talk to enough people who have lived in a country for many years – natives and immigrants alike – you might have a clue. I[…]

12 Take-Aways From the World Cup

The FIFA World Cup 2014 has come and gone in Brazil. I will be remiss if I didn’t add my own 2 cents to the plethora of blog posts about the beautiful game. So, these are my 12 ultimate take-aways from the World Cup: 1. Never underestimate your competition and have a healthy respect for the[…]