Tag: prague

  • The best Czech habits we should all adopt

    The best Czech habits we should all adopt

    Every time I’m around other cultures, like when I’m on a plane full of French people, I realize how much I love and appreciate Czech culture. Of all the places in the world where I could have ended up, I feel like I found people who really get me. These are all the Czech habits…

  • How to get long term residence in the Czech Republic

    How to get long term residence in the Czech Republic

    Once upon a time, I believed that my ideal life was moving somewhere new every couple of years. Then Prague fucked that all up. Since I arrived, I haven’t wanted to leave. And as of this month, I am officially a long term resident of the Czech Republic. How did I do it? With a…

  • Best and worst expat cities in the world

    Best and worst expat cities in the world

    If you’re thinking of relocating in the next year or two, you might want to take a look at where the best life is to be lived. The expats have spoken and the numbers are in. The annual Expat Insider survey had more than 12,000 respondents last year, and they’ve dished on everything from cost…

  • 2017: A year in travel

    2017: A year in travel

    After a super busy 2016, it felt like I stayed put a lot more this year. It was a year to explore places I already knew and to enjoy home for longer periods of time. But 2017 wasn’t without its memorable trips to new places. Here are some of the highs and lows of a…

  • The two lives of a seasonal expat

    The two lives of a seasonal expat

    Before I got back to Miami for the holidays, I was thinking about reverse culture shock. I was expecting to feel weird handling dollars again, hearing English all around me, seeing how everything had changed in my absence. But then I got here and everything felt the same. I experienced no adjustment period, no culture…

  • The terrifying Czech Christmas tradition of Mikuláš

    The terrifying Czech Christmas tradition of Mikuláš

    There’s a lot of things I love about Czech culture, but there’s nothing quite as amazing as the annual Christmas tradition of Mikuláš. The event kicks off the Christmas season and gives kids nightmares for weeks. Who is Mikuláš? Mikuláš is Czech for St. Nicholas, and Old St. Nick’s day is celebrated on December 6…