7 Mistakes I Make in Czech… and 14 You Make in English

This blog is not a democracy. ūüėČ Learning a language is a process. But if I’m learning Czech, you have nothing to complain about in English. (Yes, that’s the secret reason why I do it.)¬†Without further ado, let’s get to the hilarity… 1. “Okay everyone, take out your¬†slov√≠ńćka.” (For the English speakers, this means “little … Continue reading 7 Mistakes I Make in Czech… and 14 You Make in English

The Czech Superpower (+the best and worst of Czech food don’t kill me)

I did a post on American food¬†here. Now in honor of Thanksgiving¬†(which is tomorrow!) (and the holiday when we shamelessly eat everything in sight and then take a nap while football plays on the TV), I obviously have to talk about Czech food. (If you learn anything from this post, let it be “food coma.”)¬†Fudkomovat¬†is … Continue reading The Czech Superpower (+the best and worst of Czech food don’t kill me)

20 Deep & Shallow Reasons Why I Still Love You, USA

Note:¬†This is intended as a light-hearted response to the election results. There is discussion and links to the serious consequences of it towards the bottom.¬†A more emotional response can be found here. *** USA, you disappointed me. You have completely broken my heart. There are many reasons to be angry with you.* Not the least … Continue reading 20 Deep & Shallow Reasons Why I Still Love You, USA

Lviv-ing It Up (Part 1): 15 Culture Tips from Lviv, Ukraine

In this post,¬†I’ll start on¬†my foray into Ukraine, a huge country with lots to see – and I hope next time I’ll get to visit¬†Chernivtsvi, Odessa, and Kiev as well! Lviv is a beautiful, very West-leaning city with a lot of sophisticated European-style restaurants and caf√©s though it happens to be in eastern Europe.¬†Top left:¬†a … Continue reading Lviv-ing It Up (Part 1): 15 Culture Tips from Lviv, Ukraine