I’m the only one who says “Happy Hody!” (+My 2-Year Pernštejn Anniversary)

 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)

Go Czech Go!

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!

No Need to Check the Weather in Israel: It’s Hot

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

Welcome Back

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