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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Kevin Dahlgren is dead. He cut a path through the English-speaking community of Brno that I will never forget.
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.
Are you putting yourself in danger by not understanding warnings that the water supply is contaminated? Autumn always seems like a good time to learn. Here are some tips and strategies on mastering Czech.
Summer camp is where kids make major steps forward in the development of their characters and adults reevaluate their lives. Both are very scary things.
I had driven around a million kilometers in the USA but to become a legal driver in Brno I had to get a local driving license. And sit through “you don’t want to end up in the central cemetery” phrases again.
It would be unfair to compare New York and Brno in most ways, but, on a personal level, life is much more livable here. Quiet, peaceful, and full of growth.
Learn a Czech word or phrase every day. Lose one kilogram a month. Iron my clothes. Easy. No problem. I’ll be the perfect person in just one year. And what are your New Year’s Resolutions?