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Authentic Azerbaijan

When life is a journey, it would be filled with a roller coaster of emotions from awe to hair-raising moments. Such was our journey from Baku to the village of Xinalig (also written as Khinalig). 947 more words


Slovak Prosecutors Go After Far-Right Party

One president, at least, spoke out in favor of values this week in Europe.

Andrej Kiska, president of Slovakia, told attendees at the GLOBSEC summit in Bratislava on Friday that “Our values are our strongest survival weapon against any enemy.” He went on, furiously subtweeting another traveling president, “That’s why we can act globally as the advocates of human rights and respect for the dignity of every single human being. 359 more words

The Cable

Breakfast is tops on this trip

Any thoughts of me losing weight on this trip—I often do when travelling overland—have been completely abandoned this time around. I mean how can I resist breakfast? 593 more words

Food And Drink

Sofia & Skopje

A Weekend Guide to Sofia & Skopje

If you asked me two years ago if I even knew what or where the Balkans were I would have awkwardly laughed and wished I paid more attention in geography. 1,532 more words



I haven’t been the best at updating this recently. I’m in this weird place where days seem to go super slow, but weeks have flown by. 214 more words


For a Russia-Friendly Town, Eastern Europeans Love Trump’s Washington

An affinity for Russia fills the air in some sections of Washington these days. President Donald Trump himself constantly talks of wanting to work well with Russian President Vladimir Putin. 1,186 more words


MILNEWS.ca Highlights - 231845EDT/232245UTC May 2017

A quick note:  can’t do much curating Wednesday morning, so offering you up a bit of the latest from tonight in lieu — sharing stuff again Thursday morning. 1,092 more words