24 Hours in Ukraine

It may seem odd to some that on the way from Belarus to Poland we absolutely had to divert and stop for one night in rural Ukraine. In some ways does seem a bit juvenile, but it also feels like an expression of who we are: a family who craves new, educational and immersive experiences.…

Christmas in Minsk?! An Unexpected Treat

Clean.  Vibrant.  Friendly.  These weren’t the words that came to mind as we imagined Belarus, Europe’s Last Remaining Dictatorship.  But that’s what we were happily surprised to find as we rolled into Minsk on Christmas Day. We had almost given up on including Belarus in our road trip because the effort to obtain visas for…