6 years in Slovakia…

6 years in Slovakia and I’m still mixing up Už and ešte. 6 years in Slovakia and I know how to make refried beans from scratch. 6 years in Slovakia and a neighbor I never actually met said “Ahoj” to me (!!!!!) 6 years in Slovakia and I can go to the government office with…

Photo a Day Challenge

So, I did the Photo a Day Challenge in March. Or I tried to anyway, until I about midway through the month when I stopped challenging myself in that way. I originally decided to do it because I thought it would be an interesting diversion for these boring days, a way to challenge myself creatively,…

Did I Meet a Lover Boy?

(I mean that as an honest question that I don’t know the answer to.) I wasn’t planning to share this because it’s a little embarrassing, but my husband encouraged me that this story could be educational for young ladies who may not realize that trafficking can start when they meet a “nice guy.” To be…

Hey, listen to this!

As a special treat (and due to some unexpected illness and fatigue), I’m interrupting my current series about the Slovak maternity ward to bring you this special guest podcast!! It’s relevant to this blog because it’s a small (but growing) collection of stories from people around the world, and what makes the world smaller if…

Travel Guide to the North Norfolk Coast

I reached a big milestone today: my very first paid article was published!! Seeing it published (almost) feels even better than seeing the email that they paid me for it! You can read it on the Travelicious website by clicking here.  Thanks for clicking and I hope you browse around there and enjoy some more…