November has two bird-based holidays. One is the perfect way to taste and experience the CR, the other is one of the few things I miss about America.
Halloween has only recently arrived in the CR. There is a much older tradition – dušičky. Cemeteries will be lit by thousands of candles on Friday.
Brno is one big construction site these days. Let’s have a look at the positives.
How does one end up where they end up? “Prague Spring” asks that for expats in Czechoslovakia, 1968.
Let’s find the best benches in Brno!
The World Cup is the perfect event for the expat community: it brings nationalities together and national pride out. Find a local place to watch!
Pálení čarodějnic is a Czech tradition that takes place on April 30. It translates to “burning witches”.
All of my 30 posts have one thing in common: they are all Brno through my perspective. There are many more points of view – the best way to see this is through the entries of the Brno Short Story Writing Contest.
I have always thought of myself as something akin to a stand-up comedian, but I don’t stand on a stage. Instead, I teach English, like many expats in this city. What are the similarities?
Kevin Dahlgren is dead. He cut a path through the English-speaking community of Brno that I will never forget.