Chicken and Waffles

Chicken and Waffles

While exchange is generally about learning the culture and language of your host country, that doesn’t necessarily mean that one cannot share their own culture as well. My host family had been asking me for a while to have a day where I talk about America and do...
My Final Blog Post

My Final Blog Post

Ahoj z Northfieldu! Something sounds a little different in that introduction, huh? Yep. That’s right. I’m back in Northfield now. This probably doesn’t come as a surprise to many of you, because most students who were abroad this year through...
A Weekend to Remember

A Weekend to Remember

Some months ago, in early November, my host family took me on a trip to Prague and Cheb. They had been planning this weekend-trip since summer and I was so excited when the day finally came for us to embark on our journey. I’d never really been to Prague, only drove...
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...

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