I’m obsessed with…Pepper Vodka & Grapefruit Juice

You must try this now! It is like a party in your mouth. Don’t worry, I always wanted to vomit when I thought about pepper flavored vodka, too. Nevertheless, I […]

Хурма are so hot right now

Хурма (khurma): street name…PERSIMMONS I thought these things being sold on every street corner in Odessa were just scary tomatoes, but actually it is a very delicious fruit that I […]

Odessa, the film star

I didn’t know anything about Odessa before I came except that it was where one of the most famous scenes in film history took place. In Sergei Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin, […]

Drinking Gogol-Mogol at Гоголь Моголь

I finally got to try Ukraine’s version of eggnog called “Gogol-Mogol” at Odessa’s famous cafe Gogol-Mogol (Гоголь-Моголь). It’s probably 2,000 calories a glass, but sooooo tasty! Gogol Mogol – Ukrainian […]

Panic on the Streets of Ukraine

Three hours before I was supposed to fly out of Sweden to begin my journey into Ukraine, I received this message from one girl whose couch I had requested to […]

My (Crazy) Week in Travel!

I got a message today from a friend of mine who has been following my Twitter updates for the past week or so. It read: “Your travel rate is straight […]