Tag: slovakia

Slovakia Update #103 – Rotary Ski Week 2017/2018 JASNA

After a week of almost non-stop snowboarding, I feel like I have the right to say I am a bit tired. This past week I have been absolutely tearing up the slopes of the largest ski resort in central Europe: Jasna. From broken bones to shirtless…

Slovakia Update #102 – Banskobystrická latka

I have never actually seen a high jumping competition until today, and it was much more exciting than I could ever have imagined. I came into the stadium in Banska Bystrica with no knowledge of the rules or the athletes competing, but leaving I feel like I…

Slovakia Update #101 – Snowboarding at Donovaly

I haven’t snowboarded in quite a while now, but boy was I in for a surprise. Today I visited the ski resort called Donovaly, and had the opportunity to snowboard in Slovakia. Although I think that I might be sore tomorrow, I had a blast while…

Slovakia Update #100 – Video Production/Celebration

So here we are, #100. I have been in Slovakia just about 5 months now, and just about every second of that was an adventure. But, today I am going to talk about the “production” of the video I made in celebration, and perhaps some smaller…

Slovakia Update #99 – General Update

I do feel a bit guilty when I go a few days without writing in my blog, I must admit. In my defense however, it is rather difficult to write about something, when you have a of nothing going on. Today I will be discussing what…

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…