Talking About Money (деньге)

Pronounced “Den-ge” like the fever. Isn’t the money here so beautiful, colorful and interesting??!? Almost anywhere in the world except the US has colorful money, and it is all an ugly green. 😝 It’s really funny how normal it is to ask how much things cost. This was a bit of a surprise when we first Read more about Talking About Money (деньге)[…]

Eye Doctor AKA “Super Hero Status”

Things are fairly advanced here in Almaty so I decided to get my eyes checked as they’ve been really bugging me lately with my current prescription. They told me to prepare for a 3 hour long appointment. I went to a highly recommended Optometrist office. Thankfully they had great staff that spoke English. (my Russian Read more about Eye Doctor AKA “Super Hero Status”[…]

Happy Nauryz! 💐

We are in full swing Nauryz (Nowruz) holiday weekend here in Kazakhstan. Three of the working days are recognized holidays, and this year it falls over the weekend. So 5 days of holidays! That is something we have had to get used to a bit here. Holidays are not stand alone like in the States, Read more about Happy Nauryz! 💐[…]