May 2012

How to start a business in Kyrgyzstan

May 30, 2012

My first piece for the Glimpse Correspondent’s Program is up on Matador, called “How to move to Kyrgyzstan and start a business.” I will let you know now that there is not a speck of useful advice for doing either one of those two things. This was a tough piece to write. Firstly, because I’m […]

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a brief update

May 25, 2012

Ah, the harsh reality of trying to keep up with blogging. I always told myself I wouldn’t apologize for long absences and I wouldn’t ever feel it necessary to defend them. But geeeeez, you guys. Emails, messages, meeting people in real life who tell me they read my blog. It’s strange to suddenly get so […]

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Bishkek Fashion Week

May 10, 2012

Let’s get the obvious out of the way first. Yes, even Kyrgyzstan has a Fashion Week. In fact, more than 150 Fashion Weeks a year are organized all around the world. Still, having never attended any sort of fashion show myself, I was curious to see what sort of fashion I’d get to see here […]

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