Tag: prague

  • Why I decided not to join the Peace Corps

    Why I decided not to join the Peace Corps

    I applied for the Peace Corps because it’s something I’ve always wanted to do. I figured it would be a good time to do it now that I’m no longer on a “traditional” career path. I don’t feel like it would kill me to stop working and volunteer for 2 years (unlike how I felt…

  • How communist heroes are commemorated in Prague

    How communist heroes are commemorated in Prague

    While the US tears itself apart over Confederate monuments, I decided to take a communist tour of Prague. Because like the dark confederate history of the US, the Czech Republic has spent less time out of communist rule than under it. Communism in the Czech Republic While the Czech Republic was still known as Czechoslovakia,…

  • 7 best places to meet other travelers in Prague

    7 best places to meet other travelers in Prague

    Prague’s central location in Europe and affordability makes it a prime travel destination for people of all nationalities, budgets, and ages. So where can you find these travelers? These are just a few of the places where you can meet travelers in Prague. 1. Prague Pub Crawl Prague has a great nightlife scene. And one…

  • What it’s like having two homes across the world

    What it’s like having two homes across the world

    I recently spent almost two months back in my hometown of Miami (because I’m not a very good expat). I got to see all my favorite people in the world, eat Cuban breakfast more times than I can count, and even did a little bit of traveling. The feeling of home Going back to Miami,…

  • 10 awesome free things to do in Prague

    10 awesome free things to do in Prague

    Prague is known for being one of the most affordable places to visit in Europe. That’s because a lot of the city’s main attractions are free or mostly free to enjoy. These are some of the most awesome things you can do in Prague that won’t cost you a thing. 1. Prague Castle The imposing…

  • Where to get American (and British) candy in Prague

    Where to get American (and British) candy in Prague

    Recently I got a ridiculous craving for Snickers. In a world full of Milka and Czech chocolate, I became convinced I couldn’t get one in Prague. (I was wrong. You can buy one at any grocery store for about 36 cents.) But in my misguided quest to find a Snickers, I stumbled upon something beyond…