2 results for day: 19/05/2016


Bring Home Your Lessons Learned

I came to Prague because while I wanted a change, I had no interest in moving as far away as Asia.  On the surface, culture shock in Europe seems less obvious; however, it is still immediate, and it can be intense.  One should never assume that “similar” Europe gives less cultural experience than “foreign” Asia. Many aspects of Czech life are different from North American life, if not in actual fact, then certainly in degree.  Take something so mundane as physical exercise – Prague boasts many wonderful parks for leisurely walks and long conversations.  Why debate the mysteries of the universe in a café when you can ...

My New Home

When I decided to move to Prague I knew it was going to be an exciting experience, but I never thought I was about to have the time of my life. I moved to Prague in October 2014, did a TEFL course and started to meet people from all over the world immediately. After the course, I found a job teaching English and Spanish and that was just the beginning of my adventure. My first winter was a bit tough and cold, but making new friends helped me get through it. Spring and summer came along filled with adventures, trips, lovely people and good times. Summer 2015 was the best summer of my life! After almost 2 years, I’m still studying Czech (it’s ...