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Countryside Leova region

Whilst Moldova is known for her exceptional wines, we also love her hilly landscape, endless fields and meadows heaving with insects and wildlife. A few pics from our up-the-wineyeard ‘hiking’ trip: … 37 more words

Kitty Travel!

One of the first things I did as a Fulbright applicant was research the program’s stance on bringing pets with you. After extensive googling (I’m talking going past page three mannnn!!), I only found a couple of things of note. 1,063 more words


It's an adventure: weekend edition!

It’s our (COD’s & SED’s)  final weekend during Peace Corps pre-service training before we all leave for our permanent sites on Wednesday. It was a full weekend complete with an underground wine tour, doing some baking & cooking, and a day-long visit to the Nistru river with my host family. 745 more words


Moldavia and Moldova

We crossed the borders from Romanian region Moldavia to the country Moldova. We are staying in a village on River Prut enjoying fresh organic produce of tomatoes, peppers and brynza (which is a kind of fresh cheese similar to feta. 175 more words

Russians Take Top Rebel Posts in East Ukraine, Pushing Locals Aside

As Ukrainian troops gained ground in the country’s east in early July, separatist leader, Aleksandr Borodai, a Russian national, left for Moscow for political consultations. 1,270 more words