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Review of " Hotel Moscow: A Novel" by Talia Carner

A taut thriller set in Russia in the immediate aftermath of the Soviet Union.

American businesswoman Brooke Fielding joins a friend on a mission to Moscow to teach business skills to Russian women, but finds corruption blocking her efforts at every turn. 167 more words

Eastern Europe

Ten ways to make travelling in a couple easier if you are a little bit irrational

  1. Pick a good-natured, easygoing person to be in the couple with you. Make sure they are good at the things you are not good at, but make sure you are better than them at some things.
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Welcome To The Czech Republic

So I have not posted as much on this blog as I had been hoping. And now im going to divert dramatically from my original plan of book reviews to start making posts about teaching abroad. 450 more words

Czech Republic

Dreaming of a white Christmas in Český Krumlov

The first time I heard about the city of Český Krumlov in the Czech Republic was, incidentally, through my own blog. A reader posted a comment on my… 1,087 more words


Free film screening of 'The Shape of a Heart: A Gypsy Love Story' with musical performance today at 5pm. Free pop and popcorn!

EUCE film screening with a musical performance:

The Shape of a Heart – A Gypsy Love Story
presented by the EUCE, in conjunction with the Faculty of Education and with kind support by the Kule Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS) 141 more words


The Drive North

After a good stay in Jajce, I left the beautiful city early in the morning to enjoy the sceneries under the magical morning light. Only after a few minutes driving out of Jajce, I was awed by the surrounding landscape. 802 more words