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My name is Lena and I did not quit my job and sold everything to travel the world! But I do have a thirst for travel and a need for constant change. Traveling is the best recipe for inspiration that I know of. Therefore, I have started Travel Monkey Blog as a reminder to myself and my readers that everything is possible, even if you are already busy from 9 to 5 [Read more…]

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WHY I VISITED CHERNIVTSI AND YOU SHOULD, TOO!

I always felt very ashamed that being a Ukrainian I haven't traveled enough in my own home country. We always tend to think that exotic and exciting things are somewhere far away and rarely notice what we have under our own nose. So this time around when I went home I forced myself to open… Read More

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MY FIRST TRIP AND WHY I CONTINUED TRAVELING EVER SINCE?

My first trip abroad happened when I was 17 years old. Seems like a long time to wait, but traveling for average Ukrainian at the time was something expensive and not really prioritized by society. My first trip was to Lithuania, a place where I was going to start my Bachelor’s degree at semi American… Read More

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