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Paris Has My Stamp Of Approval

So, I went to Paris this past weekend.  And I’m not going to lie, it was great.  My Ukrainian origins might have something to do with this, as we consider ourselves somewhat European, and being in Paris also felt like somewhat home. First things first, traveling is stressful no matter how you put it.  As I found myself hyperventilating at …

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Utah – Travel To The Orange Lands

I went away for several days last week.  And we went to Arizona and Utah to look at a bunch of canyons and canyon related stuff.  And although I was sort of looking forward to it, I was also skeptical.  I expected myself to be hot, and tired, and miserable, and complaining all the damn time.  And you know what? …

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Florida That is Not Miami

Ok, so this past weekend I went away to Florida for a few days.  And the whole purpose of the trip was to show my pale body that sun is a very much tangible object.  And we didn’t go to Miami nor Key West, we stayed right in the middle-  in Key Largo.  And this choice turned out to be ...
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New Orleans – Jambalaya and All That Jazz

This past weekend, I happened to be visiting New Orleans for a few days. And here's how that went. I was driven from the airport to my place of stay by a taxi driver. Attention - a happy taxi driver. My flight was delayed by two hours, and I arrived at 1 am, and this taxi driver was just so ...
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How I Fell in Love with Hummus, or Why Travel to Israel

I went away to Israel.  And the reaction I got from a lot of people was ‘Really? Why?’  Because it’s one of the few places that don’t officially celebrate Christmas and New Year’s (this was the time when I went).  And because it’s in the Middle East where things blow up, and people get murdered.  And because it’s the country ...