Slovakia Update #70 – Museum of Central Slovakia

Today I finally got around to visiting somewhere I have been delaying for quite some time: the Banska Bystrica and Museum of Central Slovakia. Unfortunately I did not bring my camera, but I did learn quite a few things while I was there, specifically about Banska…

Slovakia Update #69 – Mountain Sunset

I can’t thank my YEO enough for taking some awesome pictures of me today. Actually, I should really be thanking him for the great time that I had with him, hiking and talking a bit. While I was talking with him today, I came to realise some…

Slovakia Update #68 – More Blood Gone

Today I went to the hospital, and although I was in a much more mentally prepared state than last time, I still freaked out a bit when they started taking my blood. I am not a fan of needles, so it took a lot to keep…

Slovakia Update #66 – Running

Finding inspiration to do something is like finding money in your pocket after doing laundry: you are excited that you found it, however what you do with it is anyone’s guess. While I was in class today, I was looking through some old photos on my…

Slovakia Update #65 – Teaching a Slav Baseball

Today I am going to take it a bit more relaxed, so please bear with me here. Today I wrote my next post in my series on the Slovak National Uprising, which you can check out here. But first, let’s get the the meat of today’s…

Slovak National Uprising – Information Post 4

Today I will be talking about a man that is hotly debated, a character that brought the Slovak Republic to its knees in the second world war. Some argue that this man was only performing what he saw was right for his country, some argue that…

Slovakia Update #63-64 – Halloween & Snow!

I must confess, that halloween is probably my favorite holiday out of the year. However, Slovaks don’t quite celebrate  it the way that us Americans do. So, Ashley, Nicole, and myself all decided that we would throw a western halloween party (more of a get together…

Slovakia Day 62 – Snow!

I can finally say that I have experienced Slovak snow. Yesterday, it was questionable whether it was snow or just some little rain, but today I can say for certain that this was full fledged snow. I was even able to get a video of it!…

Slovakia Day 61 – Cottage in Brezno

Yesterday I hoped that today would be more interesting, and it was. Just, not in the way that I would have hoped. In the end, it honestly was not that big of a deal, but at the time I was a little worried, no, I was…