Bine ati venit în Moldova! [Welcome to Moldova!] I am so glad you have taken 5 minutes of your time to take a “quick visit” and see the TOP 5 PLACES TO VISIT IN MOLDOVA. First of all, to start things off you will be welcomed with a warm greeting at the airport in (somewhat) traditional clothing… Since … Continue reading Take a quick 5 minute trip to Moldova
I’ve been in Moldova for around 21 months… and I still have so much to learn about speaking and reading Romanian. I can get by though, as some days are better than others. These 3 phrases are my favorites, and often bring lots of laughter when I use them, especially with my host family. “Castravete mort.” … Continue reading My 3 favorite (& funny) phrases in Romanian
Is this a road or a small body of water? What do you think? This is a road! I pass by this street almost every day. The first time I realized it was an actual road was when my host dad gave me a ride to work one day when it was raining. As he turned … Continue reading Traveling the roads of Moldova
Since the last post, The price is… what? was so popular I decided to introduce this one as a game as well. I missed the “Home” blog challenge deadline a few weeks ago, so I’m going to combine this one into two challenges… The details of my “home” in Moldova. Below are zoomed-in images of some aspect … Continue reading It’s all in the details… at HOME.
Let’s play a little guessing game. Below are a dozen photos of some random items from here in Moldova. Can you guess how much it costs in USD (approximately)? Let’s see how many you get correct. To find out the answer, either click on the photo or hover over it to see how much it … Continue reading The price is… what?
No day is ever the same. So it’s hard to explain what a typical day looks like here as a Peace Corps volunteer serving in Moldova. To start things off, I picked a random day to share with you, and hope to share more “A Day in My Life” series as my short time in … Continue reading A Day in My Life: Old New Year
“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” – Mother Teresa This question seems to come up a lot but I haven’t shared it here before. Why Peace Corps? Why not? But really, this answer is part of a long story that spreads out … Continue reading Why did I join the Peace Corps and move to Moldova?