habits

A few curious habits to get you started with life in Slovakia (Living in Slovakia #1)

A few curious habits to get you started with life in Slovakia (Living in Slovakia #1)

All countries have them and so does Slovakia - weird, funny, interesting habits. If you deal with Slovaks a lot you’d better get the hang of these, because one way or the other they will at some point pop up in your life in Slovakia. Here you have a few curious habits to get you started!

The zebra crossing conundrum

The zebra crossing conundrum

When you live in a different country for a couple of years, you unavoidably will adopt certain local habits and cultural aspects. I cheer for the Slovak national ice hockey team, I love the national dish “bryndzové halušky so slaninkou”, and I automatically take my shoes off when I enter someone else’s home. However, there is one thing I have a very hard time adopting, which always brings up one simple question in me: “What is your problem with zebra crossings?!”