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Guernsey: A Cultural Delicacy [Guest Post]

The island of Guernsey is situated in the English Channel, between England and France. This location means the island is steeped in centuries of history and cultural events, making it the ideal destination for those holidaymake...
by a Guest Contributor
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My wife, Julie, holding our smoked omul in Listvyanka, Russia.

Smoked Omul, Babushkas, and Lake Baikal

“Should we try it?” my wife and I said to each other, apprehension on our faces. All around us stood old babushkas, heads covered in checkered red scarves, the deep canyons that covered their haggard faces indicativ...
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 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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Cypriot Meze at Militzis Restaurant, just part Larnaca's old fort, along the sea. One of my favorite Places to Eat.

Larnaca, Cyprus: Much More than an Airport [Guest Post]

Cyprus, an island located in the eastern Mediterranean, has two main airports. Most people fly into Larnaca Airport, but many do not stay and get to know this quaint, walkable town, which was founded by the Greeks in the 14th C...
by a Guest Contributor
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A mural inside Komsomolskaya Station showing the hard work of the proletariat.

The Most Beautiful Subway System in the World: Moscow, Russia

Having grown up in America at the tail end of the Cold War, I always assumed that Moscow was a dark and dirty city. But, when I visited Moscow last August, I was really blown away with the beauty of the city’s architectur...
by Jim Cheney
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