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Goodbye New Jersey. Hello World! A record of my journey as I give up my job, my possessions, and life as I know it to go off and see the world!

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To My Tran Siberian Tour Mates: Thanks for the Good Times

CHINA | Wednesday, 29 Sep 2010 | Views [2160] | Comments [1]

I wanted to list the highlights/low lights of the 17 day tour that I have just completed. The 16 of us spent 8 nights and 7 days on a train and thus these unique memories are bound to happen. These are the things that I don’t want to forget years to ... Read more >

Tags: china, mongolia, russia, tran siberian


Riding the Tran Siberian Train

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Saturday, 18 Sep 2010 | Views [1849]

It’s day 3 on the Tran Siberian Railway and I’ve decided to attempt to wash my hair. It’s not that I am particularly vain but my hair has become gross, and I certainly do have the time. So, how does one go about washing their hair in a train bathroom ... Read more >

Tags: russia, tran siberian train


"Toto, I Don't Think We Are In Kansas Anymore": First Impressions of St. Petersburg

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Sunday, 12 Sep 2010 | Views [2005] | Comments [1]

St. Petersburg is one of the coolest cities that I have ever been to. I have also never felt more dumb in my life. Let me explain the former first. I was fortunate to be able to arrive in St. Petersburg as the sun was setting and got to take in all ... Read more >

Tags: russia, st. petersburg


Adventures in Russian Consulate Land

USA | Saturday, 26 Jun 2010 | Views [2180] | Comments [3]

Picture this scenario: You are in New York City, standing outside of an older, stylish looking building. Central Park is a block away and you can see the green trees swaying in a breeze that you wish would help you beat the heat. You are amongst a large ... Read more >

Tags: independent travel, russia, visas



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