Monthly Archives: September 2012

Jak mluvit česky s cizinci or How to speak Czech with foreigners

  Dobrý den. Jmenuju se Holka v Česku. Myslím, že se už trochu známe, ale mluvili jsme vždycky spolu anglicky. Je to škoda, protože já bych opravdu chtěla mluvít líp český, tak jsem se rozhodla něco vám napsat v čestině. … Continue reading


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A post in which my love of Czechland is explained

underdog: 1.  a loser or predicted loser in a struggle or contest 2 .a victim of injustice or persecution I always side with the underdog. Perhaps that’s part of the reason I instinctively love Czechland. It’s a small nation which … Continue reading


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Czech 101: 5 essential phrases the textbooks won’t teach you

I used to have a dream. In that dream I’m wearing a leather catsuit and have a small pearl handed pistol stuffed in my bra.  I’m a top class operative working for Her Majesty’s Secret Service – a sort of … Continue reading


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Znojmo, city of the grape and the gherkin: Wine tourism in Moravia

I’ve always been a bit afraid of wine. Not the substance itself you understand, but all the fuss surrounding it. The pretentious waffle about bouquets and vintages.  All that swilling and spitting at degustation seems showy and a bit disgusting. … Continue reading


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