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Khachapuri in all its glory

What is Khachapuri?

Recently I spent a month living in Russia covering the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Although the experience was incredible, the culinary situation left something to be desired. Russian food…it’s not the best. But what I discovered with just a week left was that I was pretty close to the border with Georgia/Abkhazia – and […]

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Jumping Around the World

It’s no secret, we love to travel. Somewhere around 2006 or so we started to express our love of travel by literally jumping for joy in our photos. It all began in Egypt actually with a group jumping shot in front of the Great Pyramid. Since then, we’ve been jumping around the world. Sometimes it […]

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Is Sochi the Future of Airport Security?

There’s no question that the organizers of the 2014 Winter Olympics did an amazing job with security here in Sochi. There are technologies and protocols in use here that I have never seen anywhere before. Although they can sometimes be irritating, it strikes me that this may also be a preview of what’s to come. […]

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Rosa Khutor as taken from one of the many bridges that cross over the river

Sochi First Look: Rosa Khutor

I’ve been here in Sochi for several weeks now working at the Olympics and in that time Rosa Khutor has definitely become my favorite area to spend time. It’s hard to define what Rosa Khutor is exactly. I suppose it’s a town, but it’s so small I’m not sure it even qualifies. It’s more of […]

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The best way to get around Sochi's Mountain Cluster is by scenic cablecar.

Sochi First Look: Mountain Cluster

The 2014 Sochi Winter Games are here and I’m on the ground in Sochi having a great time. If you missed it, I’m here working for the Organizing Committee through February and am super excited to play a small role in these Games. Sochi is being called “the most compact Winter Games ever” but there are still […]

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Sochi First Look: Coastal Cluster

The 2014 Sochi Winter Games are about to kick off and I’ve been here on the ground in Sochi since last week. If you missed it, I’m here working for the Organizing Committee through February and am super excited to play a small role in these Games. Sochi is being called “the most compact Winter […]

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Sochi is ready for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games!

The City of Sochi in Photographs

The 2014 Sochi Winter Games are about to kick off and I’ve been here on the ground since last week. If you missed it, I’m here working for the Organizing Committee through February and am super excited to play a small role in these Games. Although none of the Olympic events are actually taking place within the […]

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I’m Going to the Sochi 2014 Olympics!

It’s official. In just a few short weeks I’ll be heading to Russia for the Sochi 2014 Olympics. I’m so excited it’s hard to focus on anything else but there is so much to do! Thankfully I have most of my arrangements taken care of already but I am counting the days until I get […]

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