Random links

While I’m still working on Czech pictures.. (I know.. I know) I’m still finding random stuff on the web.. so here’s some of my favourites: An interview with Google logo creator Ruth KedarĀ  Pioneer Woman Cooks – One of the best food/cooking blogs I’ve read (and keep reading!) in a long, long time.. her pictures…

Learn to speak Czech

Here’s a few resources on where you can learn to speak Czech online for free: Little Czech Primer – A website with pictures and words. A good way to learn vocabulary. Local Lingo (Czech language) – More vocabulary, grammar basics, tests, and exercises. A pocket guide to Czech for travelers – Just what it says…

Opening the borders

I drove (yes, me) to Poland a few days after getting into Czech, and of course we had to stop at the border in order for them to check my passport and Czech IDs for the other people in the car. It was so cute to see the Czech patrolman exit, and then the Polish…

Where to begin..

When I woke up that first morning.. this was my view. It’s of the main square in the city. My MIL is lucky enough to own an apartment right there in middle of it all. On the other side of her apartment.. here is the view. I’m having a hard time getting organized and back…

We have returned!

We’re back from Czech and we had a wonderful time! There were some hair-raising experiences which I will share over the course of time.. but overall, it’s a beautiful country and culture and I’m glad everything turned out well. Hubby explained to me that on Christmas Eve, you have to fast the entire day or…