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The port of Sochi, Russia, as seen from the top deck of the ferry at sunset.

Sochi, Russia: Beaches, Bikinis, and…the Winter Olympics?

In less than a year, the 2014 Winter Olympics will put the Black Sea resort town of Sochi, Russia, on the map. Despite being one of the most popular tourist destinations for Russians, Sochi barely registers on the international...
by Jim Cheney
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A culinary tour of western Europe.

A Culinary Tour Through Western Europe [Guest Post]

Europe is home to 50 countries housing a variety of cultures, languages, people and most importantly, food. When visiting Spain, France, and the Netherlands, the food is incredibly diverse, especially for countries that are ver...
by a Guest Contributor
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The slow ferry that runs between Trabzon, Turkey, and Sochi, Russia.

Taking the Ferry Between Russia and Turkey: An Instruction Manual

Russia and Turkey are two of the most popular countries on traveler’s wish list. And let me tell you, from visiting both countries, they are amazing. I highly recommend visiting both countries on your next trip. Unfortuna...
by Jim Cheney
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Staring up at St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, Russia.

5 Free Things to do in Moscow, Russia

Unlike many cities in Eastern Europe, Moscow can be a very expensive city to visit. What makes it even worse for travelers on a budget is that while some expensive cities are full of free things to do (like Tokyo, Japan, or Was...
by Jim Cheney
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Looking out along the beautiful Black Sea beaches of Sochi, Russia.

5 Great Things to Do in Sochi, Russia

The 2014 Winter Olympics have come and gone from Sochi, Russia, but that doesn’t mean that the city should leave your radar. While the hash tag “#SochiProblems” might have been popular before and during the Ol...
by Jim Cheney
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My Amsterdam Bucket List – #CityLove

I’ve been thinking a lot of about how much I love traveling in Europe recently. Aside from a quick visit to the European parts of Russia and Turkey in August 2012, I haven’t been to Europe since the summer of 2006. ...
by Jim Cheney
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