I love this time of year because it’s heading towards sweater weather and pumpkins and apples are abundant. I love walking down the street and seeing all my neighbors’ trees dripping with fruit. September is also special because of the Tišnovské hody! I go every year, and the first year was especially fun because everything … Continue reading I’m the only one who says “Happy Hody!” (+My 2-Year Pernštejn Anniversary)
Once my parents arrived in Israel, our itinerary was: 1 day Tel Aviv, 1 day Haifa, 2 days Nahariyya including day trips to Akko and Rosh Hanikra, 2 days Tzfat with a day trip to Tiberias, 5 days Jerusalem. It was a full trip! I want to highlight two unmissable places in particular. Haifa: A coastal city … Continue reading Haifa and Tzfat: 2 Israeli Cities, Rediscovered
According to Expat Insider, Czech Republic is considered the 10th-best country for expats to live. A highlight: In the Quality of Life Index, which measured leisure options, personal happiness, travel and transport, health & well-being, and safety & security, the Czech Republic came in at #7. It also was #2nd in Family. But according to … Continue reading Go Czech Go!
**Featured image credit to afar.com WARNING: You are about to see a lot of food porn. I cannot be blamed for your stomach grumbles. All places mentioned are in Jerusalem! The picture above doesn’t capture the beautiful heaps of spices you can see in the shuk (a loud, lively market with many and varied sellers of … Continue reading Mahane Yehuda Shuk: Heaven for the Hungry
A huge shoutout and thank you to TALMA– the 11th month of education program for young Israelis in English Excellence. This summer, TALMA reunited me with Israel (after four years!) for a 4-week whirlwind of professional development seminars… aaand sharpening my teacher skill set among wild and wonderful Israeli kids. 🙂 It was a shock to fly … Continue reading No Need to Check the Weather in Israel: It’s Hot
I know coming back to the blog was lucky, because just when I finished my first new post, Facebook shared the memory of buying my Step by Step “Czextbook” with me. It’s a sign! Anyway, IDIOMS! When you get to a certain level in language-learning, it’s great to start learning them. They make language colorful … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Czechspressions
If any students are joining, I’m adding hyperlinks to any advanced phrases/idioms. After a lot of thought, I’ve decided to brush the dust (link to the meaning of this phrase) off the blog. I love traveling, I love writing about travel… and I really missed chronicling my experiences here. I’ve learned a lot in the last two … Continue reading Welcome Back