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Category Archives: Russia
I could hear his end of the conversation and I heard him saying “Oh, they are here now? Oh dear!”. He ended the call, turned to me and said, “We have to leave, NOW!” To the bewilderment of the visa … Continue reading
One thing I loved about living in Russia was how many public holidays there were. Around 10 days for New Year, 5-7 days for May holidays (Labor Day and Victory Day), and then a few one-day holidays sprinkled throughout the … Continue reading
Our trip to Turkey started with a trip to Moscow, and our trip to Moscow started with something I had always been afraid of: us missing our flight.
From the moment we landed in Novosibirsk, we`ve been dying to get back to teaching full-time. We`ve hardly been back a week when Mike was invited to speak at a conference for ESL teachers at Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University. This … Continue reading
We (I) haven’t posted since we came back to Russia – first it was jet-lag, then culture shock and then work. Yes, I am aware that I was born here and lived here most of my life, but I still … Continue reading