Time Travel to Easter in the High Tatras, Slovakia

It’s officially spring! Tulips are my favorite flower. And Eastertime in Czechia is in full swing. In Svoboďák, Brno’s central square, they are readying for Majáles, a student celebration of May, often with big-name concerts: At the Easter market, pomlázky are being sold. These are “willow whips,” with colorful ribbons tied on them, for the very special Czech tradition … Continue reading Time Travel to Easter in the High Tatras, Slovakia

This Weekend: I Ate a Cow Heart & Went to a Bar that Doesn’t Exist

It was quite the week – I visited the Jeden svět film festival (which promotes education about world issues facing humanity through documentary films in local cinemas for students and adults), I hung out in Brno, I saw a Ha-kapela concert, and I tried a new food that I’m sure the me from two years ago would have … Continue reading This Weekend: I Ate a Cow Heart & Went to a Bar that Doesn’t Exist