Transnistria FAQ

After my interesting adventure in Transnistria, I realized that basically, no one knows anything about this country. Excuse me, no one outside the Russian-speaking world. Therefore, I present to you the world’s very first FAQ page for Transnistria, the country that doesn’t exist, except, of course, that it does. Isn’t Transnistria a breakaway republic? Kinda…

A Minyanim of Quora

Oddly enough, I use the internet every day, but sometimes I’m way behind the curve of what’s going on with the internet. Thanks to a LOT of help from long-time reader Diana C., I am now on Quora. In case you’re unfamiliar with the site, it’s where people answer questions. In my case, I’ve been…

Adventures in Legitimacy

The other day, an attractive young woman in a dress and heels handed me an envelope. When I looked inside, I saw it was stuffed full of euros and (Moldovan) lei. What’s this? Am I being paid by Russian gangsters, the CIA, or some other nefarious group? Nah. The truth is that I now have…