Rotary fundrising

Rotary fundrising

I went with Cande and Joao to a festival in a small town near Martin for Rotary. We dressed up in kroj, or traditional Slovak clothing, and spent the day making and selling fresh apple cider as a fundraiser for the Martin Rotary Club. I can appreciate the beauty and...
Planes and public transport

Planes and public transport

Before I started my journey to Slovakia, I told myself I wouldn’t cry when I left my family. I knew for months that I would be leaving them for almost a full year, but at the time I didn’t seem to phase me. The last few day I spent in New Jersey were quite stressful...
Camp, Coffee, Klavír, and Cheese!

Camp, Coffee, Klavír, and Cheese!

It’s been a fairly ‘low-key’ week and a half (at least, compared to the full-tilt adventures I have been on the first few weeks), but I figured I should make a post anyways, since this weekend will be our first district meetup of all the exchange students in Czechia...
Kofola and Langoš

Kofola and Langoš

Here are some essential things you need to know if you want to visit Slovakia: 1.) Slovakia is NOT Czechoslovakia. Czechoslovakia is not a country, and hasn’t been one since 1993 when it split into Czech Republic and Slovak Republic 2.) Slovakia is NOT in...
Čau, Summer!

Čau, Summer!

I actually settle down to write a post on time! For once, it seems. This week marked the end of the Summer as well as what seemed like the ‘honeymoon’ period of my exchange- now the real work (and the stress) begins. That’s not to say my exchange isn’t still...
Škola: “Are Those Cages”?!

Škola: “Are Those Cages”?!

Being significantly more adjusted to my new timezone, I have finally opened my laptop to write a new blog post without deciding that I would rather sleep for the next 7 hours. Upon my arrival to Martin, reality sunk in, and I remembered I would be starting school on...

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