Transnistria Photo Essay on Europe & Me

I had another photo essay on Transnistria published in the latest Europe & Me, check it out:   Europe & Me is an online lifestyle magaine made for young Europeans […]

This Week on SHABL: Talking to Strangers…Breakfast with the Businessman from Moscow

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… A couple weeks ago I talked about going with your gut in order to avoid bad or potentially life threatening situations when traveling; […]

Chisinau, Moldova–in 10 images or less

Talk is cheap. Less is more. So sit back, relax, and let your eyes take a leisurely stroll through Chisinau, Moldova… Inside the Central Bus Station (1 of 3 in […]

Happy International Women’s Day from The Blonde Gypsy

Happy International Women’s Day to all my girls out there – on the road, off the road, or somewhere in between! This holiday is HUGE in Eastern Europe, especially Ukraine […]

This Week on SHABL: On Couchsurfing, Kidnapping and Back-up Plans

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hello SHABL, Envision yourself in this situation for just a moment: you are sitting on a bus on your way to a […]

Hanging With Monks in Orheiul Vechi, Moldova

If ever there was a moment when I started to doubt that everything happens for a reason, I think back to the one time I hung with monks inside a […]

This Week on SHABL: Don’t Believe the Hype About Tiraspol, Transnistria

This week on Stop Having a Boring Life… Hi guys, This is going to be a strange post because it’s about a strange situation so let me just dive right […]

Have you ever been to a Moldavian wedding?

So I’m trying an experiment this week. Going to attempt to post photos, videos, etc direct from the road on my latest adventure to Moldova and Romania. First reason for […]

Bus journey from Chisinau, Moldova to Brasov, Romania

Sitting on the bus to Brasov from Chișinău and am not feeling so hot. I’d let this Romanian dude next to me let me lay my head on his shoulder […]