Tag: slovakia

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 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…

Slovakia Day 60 – Making some Burritos!

Today was one of those days that had its ups and its downs. On downside, I struggled for nearly an hour and a half to get them money to buy groceries, and on the plus side I had the opportunity to make some American food for…

Slovakia Day 59 – Halloween Party

Halloween sure is different here in Slovakia. I found out today just how different it is, because I had the opportunity to dress up at school and go to a party in the evening. But today was not without it’s struggles, read on to find out…

Slovakia Day 58 – Tank Books!

Ashley, the exchange student here in Banska Bystrica with me, showed me the new bus station shopping mall that was just built. And in this shopping mall, there is a book store. I can see in the very near future very many of my Euros will…

Slovakia Day 55+56 – Possible Trip?

It is extremely ironic that I was just going on about how I would stay consistent and true to my posting nature, and ensure that I post daily, while I don’t have a post yesterday. My reason for this, is that fact that I simply had nothing…

Slovakia Day 55 – Online Ordering a Baseball Bat

Today I was able to play baseball for the first time in months. The sound of a ball cracking on a wooden bat is something that I have been longing. The crisp noise of a ball landing on a leather glove is something that has been…

Slovak National Uprising – Information Post 3

Today I will be going a little more in depth with the history of Banska Bystrica. Banska Bystrica was the economic, military, and political powerhouse of the Slovak National Uprising, and I don’t think that I can do justice to the history of the uprising by…

Slovakia Day 53 – Skoda

I am not planning on posting this to facebook, so there is no need for me to create an intriguing first paragraph. I am going to jump right into the heart of the matter. I am not really sure what I should do for days like…