• Belarus,  Personal,  Travel

    Alana’s (Very Unofficial) Guide to Traveling Around Belarus as a Foreigner (Part 1)

    A few weeks ago, my dad, Steve, and brother, Luke, embarked on the adventure of a lifetime – visiting me in Belarus. What made their visit so special was not only that it was their first time in Belarus, but that it was also their first time in Europe and Luke’s first international flight. I was ecstatic about their visit and began planning it two months prior to their arrival. My type-A, planner personality flourished (one could also say went wild) in this capacity, and I briefly considered switching my post-Fulbright career from getting a Ph.D. to becoming a travel agent. Alas, this is not to be. But, because I…