My wife said I should blog again. She’s probably right. Actually, she’s always right. At least that’s what I tell her to keep her off my back. Remember the pears? Anyway, here we go. I thought about blogging about being a PhD student but quickly realized that was too boring. In fact, yawn, I can barely stay awake for it myself. Then I thought I … Continue reading 2,200 miles. 6 states. 1 cat and a grabber.
Hospitality is assumed in Central Asia and being a guest is a big part of what it means to live in Kazakhstan. If you are planning to visit this part of the world, here are a few tips to get you started. 1. Guests always bring a small gift for the host. For normal occasions, a nice box of chocolates usually suffices. 2. Traditionally, … Continue reading On being a guest in Central Asia