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IMF Links Aid To Ukraine To Peace

By BNE IntelliNews

Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, has for the first time publicly linked IMF funding for Ukraine to an end to conflict in the country’s east. 549 more words

Emerging Markets

You Look Like You Could Use A Brief Post About Budapest

As you may have heard, Budapest was once two cities cut by the Danube River. Buda lies in the hillside and is a bit more “suburban.” Pest is the commercial center, flatter but with more activity, home of that big Parliament dome you see in pictures. 552 more words

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Eastern Europe: The Journey to Budapest

Per usual, we did not make the most sound decisions on departure day. We had an early evening flight and everyone was too anxious and excited to wait at home, so we headed to Burlingame for a late Japanese lunch before we flew off to the land of heavy meat. 1,395 more words

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My first perspective of winter in Moldova

It’s my first winter here in Moldova as a Peace Corps volunteer. Lately, I’ve gotten some questions about the weather and winter in Moldova – so I’ll share a little glimpse of winter-life through my perspective in photos so far. 352 more words

Adventure

Sunday 1 Feb. architectural walking tour in Calea Calarasi historic area

Dear readers,

This is an invitation to an architectural walking tour in Calea Calarasi historic area of Bucharest, open to all of you who would like to accompany me, the author of the Historic Houses of Romania blog, this Sunday… 424 more words

Architectural Heritage

Snapshot Memories of the Week: Budapest, Hungary

Snapshot memories is a new weekly series, giving a visual glimpse into different destinations and unique ways to view them. It’s also a way for me to look back on travels that occurred before and after I started this blog, and to give each place I’ve traveled the attention it deserves.  536 more words

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