Spring is back in Bratislava!

Good morning world! After quite an uneventful winter (bloody cold but very little snow), spring has finally descended on Bratislava, as should be evident from below view over Kollárovo námestie 🙂 It is a good way to start the week. Everything looks so much better with a bit of sunlight 😉

GUEST POST: murder in Slovakia / coffee in Canada

I have visited good friends in Bratislava for a number of years, always learning more and deepening my understanding of Slovaks and their country. My feeling for Slovakia grew out of friendship and carried its quality of pleasure and connection. So it was a shock when I read about the deaths of Ján Kuciak and … More GUEST POST: murder in Slovakia / coffee in Canada

PHOTO GALLERY | Rediscovering Bratislava with an analogue camera

I have come to love analogue photography again. I love the nostalgic feelings it brings up in me, going back to my childhood and family holidays. I love the excitement of not knowing how the pictures will have turned out until the moment I’d pick up the developed pictures from the local photo shop. Most … More PHOTO GALLERY | Rediscovering Bratislava with an analogue camera

Učím sa slovenčinu – to make the impossible, possible

After four years living in Slovakia, I finally made the decision to start to learn Slovak…I made that decision with both excitement and some dread. I have always enjoyed learning languages (not counting my German classes at high school, which I always assumed were never meant for me), so the excitement of learning something new … More Učím sa slovenčinu – to make the impossible, possible