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Welcome to Albania! | Traveling Solo in Tirana – A Memoir

"Nice lady, think. You need to ask yourself, why do people not come to Albania?" I was sitting in a loud outdoor cafe with a lit American Spirit cigarette in hand, while looking directly into the eyes of my server. He had just set down a silver bowl of ice cream and a glass of… Continue reading Welcome to Albania! | Traveling Solo in Tirana – A Memoir

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Visiting Minsk – A Memoir | Discovering Belarus

Due to the conflict with Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, I was debating on posting this blog. The country is currently in the red zone of Travel Advisory, of do not travel. I am doing it anyways, in the hopes that Belarus soon will be once more be free to travel in. I was standing at… Continue reading Visiting Minsk – A Memoir | Discovering Belarus

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The House of Nicolae Ceauşescu | Discovering Romania

When I had first posted my photos on social media of my visit to the House of Ceauşescu, I recieved mixed reviews after my Romanian-American friend re-posted them. The thoughts of some were upsetting, especially for her friends that had lived through Nicolae Ceauşescu's dictatorship regime. House of Ceauşescu My friend had explained that it… Continue reading The House of Nicolae Ceauşescu | Discovering Romania