Now that it's the end of January (pretty much), I guess it's time to start talking about my future travels that are actually coming up quite quickly! This trip includes Turkey, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, China, Russia, Mongolia and a tiny bit of Thailand.
I think most travelers have their dream trips planned out -- y'know, the ones that they would do if money were never an object. Well, I do, too. Read on to find out what Brooke would do when money is not an issue.
Before heading to Chicago, I caught wind of a restaurant that serves up Russian food -- one that is also run by an Uzbek chef. Uhm... Central Asian influenced Russian food? Pat knew this was immediately going to be on our itinerary. And he was right.
What is it about former Soviet countries that sucks me in? I haven’t quite figured it out, but something about these somewhat stark areas makes me want to get up, book a ticket and try to deal with all the red tape involved in actually getting there.
I rediscovered this unique passion just the other … Read more