Read another hilarious episode from the life of an expat in Brno. May it be a motivation for you to work harder on your Czech skills.
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Let’s find the best benches in Brno!
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.
This is my new plan. Read Czech vocabulary pictures books with my daughter and study them after she falls asleep. Watch Večerníček every night.
“A truly outstanding piece. The command of language is excellent and the consequent narrative entirely convincing,” said judge and author of The Glass Room Simon Mawer.
Want to see the backstage of a bona fide cathedral? June 9 is Noc kostelů – Church Night – when the local churches open up.