My February Adventures

My February Adventures

To start out my February we had a rotary meeting. It was really fun, but they always make me a little homesick. After the meeting, I had my 18th BIRTHDAY. On the day of my birthday, I celebrated with the Polak family and then went home to Bitov. When I got home my...
A winter recap!

A winter recap!

I’ll start off with Christmas. The holiday is primarily celebrated on December 24th, called “Štědrý Den” or “Generous Day.” The day is spent with family, preparing for the evening feast that is to come. It is tradition to fast all through...
Christian in Czechia

Christian in Czechia

Hello! My name is Christian and I’m an outbound to the Czech Republic. It’s been a very fun and interesting five and a half months so far! I’d like this journal to mainly focus on the feelings I’ve felt thus far, and my general experience overall. When I arrived here,...
Winter Orientation

Winter Orientation

Our Winter Orientation was in Třebíč. It was about a 5 hour train ride from Pilsen. Juliana(Colombia) and I left Pilsen together and met up with some other inbounds on the way. On the train Juliana and I ate cake that was left over from our birthday. The cake was...
My First Move and Christmas!

My First Move and Christmas!

Moving families is one of the biggest challenges emotionally for an exchange student. Not knowing how to feel or act. When moving day came I was swarmed with many kinds of emotions both happy and sad. As I had grown close to my first host family I was feeling horrible...
The United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates

Ahoj z Česka! My host family and I have made it home safely from the UAE, so as I promised in my last post, I will take some time to share a little bit about our trip. Our adventure started very early on the morning of December 1st. The journey was uneventful –...

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