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A Tale of three cities; Budapest, Vienna & Bratislava

Hello and welcome back guys!

Sorry that I have gone AWOL for most of the year…since about March (ooopsie!) but I had a busy time getting ready to leave for my third summer season working abroad in be-a-utiful Santorini Greece! 2,394 more words


Conversations with other women :: The saving grace of talking to a mermaid on the river bank of the Danube

Feeling slugglish all week. And more in ‘life is a prison I can’t wait to escape from’ mood than usual. I tell Zuzana I’m supposed to see a lady – the mermaid in the title – today, but that I feel like I should sleep 24 hours straight after teaching. 395 more words

Very Personal

Banská Štiavnica – AFS orientation

I spent the weekend in Banská Štiavnica for an orientation organised by AFS, the organisation I do my exchange with. (I will explain more about AFS in a later post.) It was a pleasure to see all the international students again and to talk about our experiences so far. 507 more words


Camping in Slovakia: Hospitable Countryside

If you need to get away from the tension of urban, busy city, think of going camping to Slovakia! Its countryside is beautiful and appealing, here you can go through a simple and natural experience. 236 more words

I'm Just Kind of a Chicken

Yesterday I finally passed what I think is the last of my big integration anxieties, ordering from the Deli counter in the grocery store. A funny thing has been happening throughout the past month. 640 more words


Serbian guest workers head for Slovakia

A labour shortage means that wages are better inside the EU

DEJAN, a 51-year-old Serb standing outside a scruffy apartment block for migrant workers in Nitra, an hour’s drive from Bratislava, the Slovakian capital, couldn’t be happier. 506 more words

The Economist