• Christmas tree on Zelny Trh square 4
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    Looking back at Christmas 2017

    I think it’s time to recapitulate this year’s Christmas (or to be more specific, last year’s Christmas). I don’t know why, but this year it was missing that “Christmas’ spirit” for me. It wasn’t bad, just not so special. I got nice gifts, but none of them was a real surprise for me. I didn’t have time to bake cookies as usual, so I made just four kinds. But I had a great time exploring Christmas markets here in Brno. And I must say, we had amazing Christmas trees, both of them. Punch was awesome as well. Here in Brno, we have a specialty (I don’t know if they serve…

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    June – my New Year

    Why June? Regular New Year starts 1 January. Chinese New Year falls between 21 January and 21 February. Based on last few years I noticed that for me New Year starts in June.  Every June I’m experiencing a life-changing event. Don’t believe me? Let’s summarize it: June 2013 – I moved to the UK June 2014 – I left for the USA June/July 2015 – I returned back to Czech June 2016 – I moved to Brno to work for IBM June 2017 – I moving to a new apartment in Brno Please, tell me you don’t see a pattern here. I promise I’m not planning any of this. It’s just…

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    BurgerFest Brno 2017

    I  never thought that I will attend BurgerFest. But then I found, out it’s in Brno. OMG! I love this event. But who wouldn’t? How I found out about this awesome event? Well, my cousin mentioned it to me and then she sent me an invitation on facebook. On their page (link on word “facebook”) I read a little about the festival and I was surprised that it’s the biggest Burger festival in Moravia (one of three parts of Czech – the best one). They have 24 different restaurants and bistros participating along with some coffee, beer, and wine stands.  I mean, common, fresh burgers and beer in the middle…