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.
As a public service for my fellow expats who may soon be planning to visit their home countries and who may want to give a present that is somehow connected to their lives in Brno, I have some suggestions.
Every December, thousands of people gather in the fields east of Brno to commemorate a battle that arguably changed the history of Europe and the world.
Speaking Czech is hard enough. Correctly pronouncing Czech names is even harder. Heck, even the name of this city is impossible to say right. It’s Brno, not Bruno!
Many local expats can probably appreciate this reality: before you know it, you are more defined by what you do in the Czech Republic than what you had done before.