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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 Day 34 – Ruins, Running, and a Clocktower

Today was so eventful, I had almost forgotten that I had gone to school today. To quickly summarize what had happened: I tried to explore some ruins, almost got stabbed, climbed up a clock tower, and was slightly disappointed. A bit of a rowdy day to…

Slovakia Day 31 – Invalid Money

Yesterday, I was talking about how I was worried that I would not be able to relax for quite a while, and I must admit I was wrong. I believe that this morning I made the right choice to not go on a very special trip,…

Slovakia Day 25 – Lunch, Lessons, and Cya CrossFit!

I had a lot of fun today, even though I must admit I was falling asleep in most of my classes. Today really did have it’s ups and downs, ranging from barely being able to pay attention in geography, to eating ice cream with another exchange…

From Michigan to Japan Day 2 – Speeches & Artist

(9/20/17) After school today I had to help some people with English speeches because they are going in a competition for the best English speech. Their English was really good and all of their speeches were phenomenal. After that I went to the¬† photography club and…

Slovakia Day 24 – French and Spanish Adventures

Today I was able to go to a French and Spanish cultural tasting, where I got to see examples of their foods, drinks, and music. I must say, I am very excited for Euro Tour at the end of the year, because with the amazing food…

From Michigan to Japan Day 1 – Introduction

Hello everyone! This is Alex from the Daily Slovak posts, and today we have a guest blogger currently writing from Hokkaido, Japan! His name is Chandler, and he is originally¬†from Michigan, USA. He is currently staying in a farm on the outskirts of the Monbetsu, which…

Slovakia Day 23 – Baseball!

It’s funny how the little things that happen through the day can make a big difference. Today was just a “meh” kind of day, but a little thing that someone did for me really just turned it into a “wow this is pretty awesome day”. Read…

Slovakia Day 20 – Castles, Trains, and Cake!

Today was amazing, and in many different ways. I got to experience so many firsts today, I am worried that I won’t be able to get it all in one post! I was able to see a fantastic castle and art gallery, and I was able…

Slovakia Day 17 – Late Start & an Early Finish

Today was the first day it really rained here. Sure, there has been some light rain in the past few weeks, but there never was a solid rain shower. It was nice, to be able to wake up in the morning and listen to the rain,…