Brno View from the Top of the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul

Visits and Adventures

May has meant official “spring” weather in Znojmo. The week I returned from Copenhagen was rainy and chilly, although apparently this is an annual event related to saints and like St. Martin’s Day in November, it signals the official coming of warm weather and the time to plant your flowers (according to Jana). Then, last week was sunny, gorgeous, and HOT! It was perfect for the … Continue reading Visits and Adventures

Austria Countryside

10 Days, 6 Cities, 4 Countries, 1 Car

Ask almost any European and they will say that Americans who come to Europe tend to be huge overachievers. To us, everything on this continent seems so close. So why wouldn’t we try to see as many places on this diverse continent as possible? For Easter break, my lovely mother, stepdad, and sister visited to accomplish a whirlwind sightseeing tour of Central Europe. My adventure … Continue reading 10 Days, 6 Cities, 4 Countries, 1 Car

Znojmo Skyline

Flashback Flash-forward

This week I had another great Znojmo and traveling week (do I sound like a broken record yet?). It’s hard to believe how fast time is flying and that the things that I had planned so far in advance are now happening and becoming the past. Even scarier is that the official three-months to go mark is approaching tomorrow. Znojmo really has become home, and … Continue reading Flashback Flash-forward

Sunset Panorama Alps

A Central European Holiday

Ok so now that the holidays have settled down I will do a small recap of my winter break from school and the culmination of the Christmas holiday. The school “semester” ended with a marathon of American Christmas lessons to 12 classes of jaded students, anxious to just be done with school already. I wore my Santa hat and proceeded to try and make Czech … Continue reading A Central European Holiday