Ilya is not good at standing still. He enjoys long-haul flights to exotic unknowns, getting lost in bustling cities, navigating language barriers, and haggling for unique items.
Ilya is a graduate of the George Washington University in Washington D.C, where he received a master’s degree in Safety & Security studies.
The theme of the day was skepticism and anonymity. Kids of all ages and races held spray cans and paintbrushes. Adults taught the finer points of mural painting, from quick, narrow strokes t... Read more
A provocatively-dressed hostess waved to a toddler hop-scotching down the street, while simultaneously and without skipping a beat, inviting guests, tourists, and locals alike, to walk into... Read more
A Country Shying Away from National Identity Sitting in a cosmopolitan five-story walkup in Berlin, Germany, my host, Jan, explained that even though the atrocities of World War II were seve... Read more