Slovakia Update #98 – The Bystrianska Cave

Today I visited the small village of Bystrá, where I had the opportunity to visit the Bystrianska Cave. Surrounded by limestone, this cave offered many different sites to see, such as stalactites and stalagmites, as well as a few different types of bats. I am sure that I…

Slovakia Update #97 – University

Motivation is something that I find incredibly difficult to find. However, often times when I find it, I struggle to hold onto it, especially in these past few months. This time however, I have had motivation dragging me along like a runaway horse, and all I…

Slovakia Update #96 – Rotary Meeting in Poprad

For the first time I have visited Poprad, and although I only saw a small portion of the town, I am going to want to visit again. This weekend was the third official Slovak Rotary district meeting, where Rotary students from all over Slovakia came together.…

Slovakia Update #95 – 5 Days with the Reicans

For the past 5 days or so, I have been staying with the Reican’s in Banska Bystrica, because my host family was in Austria on vacation. Today I am going to talk about my opinion on that, and how I felt during the end of my…

Slovakia Update #94 – Banska Bystrica Hockey

I must say, that the highlight of my night was watching some Canadian guy absolutely thrash a Slovak. Of course, I am talking about the hockey game that I was able to go and see. The game went excellently, with Banska Bystrica winning with a devastating…

Slovakia Update #91 – Christmas in Slovakia

This year I feel like I have hardly been home for “major” holidays. In July, I was on the road to Uvalde Texas when my birthday came around. Now I am in Banska Bystrica Slovakia, and Christmas has come and gone. Something that many Americans don’t…

Slovakia Update #90 – The Smallest Biggest Mountains

The Vysoké Tatry (High Tatras) are some of the most beautiful mountains in the world, and I had the opportunity to visit them for the second time today. The twist this time however, was that there was multiple feet of snow, and blistering cold weather. I did…