Tag Archives: Czech Republic

A Healthy Challenge: From 28% to 100%

Once, when I was having an exceptionally bad day, I walked across a bridge and thought about how wonderful it would be to jump into the river below, letting life just swim past you as you simply watched, no longer … Continue reading

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Na Zdraví, Life Among the Czechs: Mud Puddles

It’s amazing how much of my fear has dissolved with starting my Czech lessons. It’s like now that I can say a few things to people I’m ok. And in the future I’m going to continue taking lessons and therefore … Continue reading

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Na Zdraví, Life Among the Czechs: Cowardess

I really am a coward. Some people think it’s brave to travel by yourself abroad for a year to teach English. I know this because they’ve told me. The truth of the matter is that I’m only here because I … Continue reading

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Na Zdraví, Life Among the Czechs: Single Traveler

As I bent over, stretching before I boarded my first plane, I saw three Cheerios carefully placed in a triangle on the metal brace that was holding up the chair I had just vacated. I thought to myself, “if I … Continue reading

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