Archive for the ‘life abroad’ Category

Some friends of mine and I always try and look at life in chapters. They could be anything. The “high school” chapter where I had long hair and wore boots. The “fundamentalist” chapter where I protested everything and wore spikes and the “sweatpants” chapter where I… well you get it. I knew going to Prague […]

Teaching has been pretty awesome. To give you an idea, I work for a school that has no classrooms. No public classes really. Large companies employ the school I work for that sends teachers to their headquarters to conduct classes in their board rooms. Business / banking / general English. A typical day will start […]

I’ve made my decision. I feel that I have found the best coffee in Prague. I’ve been going to this place Bio Zahrada (which means Organic Garden in Cesky) and it keeps getting better. Some friends and I stumbled upon this place a few weeks after we had moved to the area. It was a […]

Somewhat of an update is in order. My teaching schedule has been pretty consistent, which is a far cry from what I was dealing with a few weeks ago. Did I mention I’m coming home in June? Yeah, for the summer. Bar tending season will be in full effect and I am really excited about […]

The sun came out for oh, I don’t know thirty minutes today? Ray and I decided to check out Vítkov Hill. It’s right by our place so it’s an easy walk. All we wanted to do was get outside, get some fresh oxygen in our lungs and maybe even raise our heart rate a bit. […]

I go to Ulrych every day. I usually print out things I need, take books out for the class or take care of other busy work. Right next door / downstairs there’s a vegetarian restaurant called Veg Food. I am not a vegetarian. That’s not to say I wasn’t at one point in time, but […]

Sigh. I came to the Czech Republic in early January. I completed the four week intensive TEFL course with a strong pass. The entire time I documented my experience on my lap top. Like many of our worlds mysteries such as Loch Ness, Sasquatch and aliens I cannot seem to spot those files. I am […]