everyday life

The Truth About Our Relationship (Part 4, last part)

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 That vicious cycleWhen I found out Andy's leaving even before I finish my work contract, I was hurt. Livid. Heartbroken. I felt like a fool thinking we will never be apart again. He didn't even ask my opinion on this matter. He just told me he needs to go home.… Continue reading The Truth About Our Relationship (Part 4, last part)

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everyday life

The Truth About Our Relationship (Part 3)

Part 1, Part 2 “Falling in love is a socially acceptable form of insanity.”      -Her, 2014 The typical brain vs heart scenario Like I said, as much as I liked him, I didn't think our relationship is a good idea for a gazillion reasons. Faith was the biggest one--he's agnostic, I'm a Christian. I know… Continue reading The Truth About Our Relationship (Part 3)

christmas, dating, everyday life, Holidays

Christmas Break 2017: Snowboarding in Jested and New Year in Prague

Note: If you're here for the ski resort details, click here.  Ginger bread. Chocolate chip cookies. Loaf bread and home made strawberry jam. Protein shake. Nuts and fruit. Sounds like regular snacks, right? But all those were the only food we had for noche buena (Christmas eve dinner) because we were the only two guests for… Continue reading Christmas Break 2017: Snowboarding in Jested and New Year in Prague

everyday life, Prague, travel

Visiting Pilsner Urquell Brewery in Pilsen

One of my students, Jana, recommended  visiting this little city that's only an hour and a half away from Prague. It's been really gray, cold, and rainy recently, but Jana said the weather doesn't matter when taking this tour since we'll be indoors anyway (and a few meters underground at some point of the tour,… Continue reading Visiting Pilsner Urquell Brewery in Pilsen

English teaching, everyday life, expat

What I wish I knew before I decided to teach in Prague

If you've read my last post about my first few months in Prague, you probably know how tough those months have been for me. Partly because of the adjustment, but mostly because I didn't expect just how different the situation here is for English teachers compared to Japan where I taught for two years. I guess I… Continue reading What I wish I knew before I decided to teach in Prague

everyday life

What my Facebook and Instagram don’t tell you

Whenever people find out I'm moving/have moved to Prague to work, they say something around these lines: 'That's so cool!' or 'Sosyal!'  or--probably the most difficult one to respond to--'Gusto ko din! Paano ba yan?' (I want to work there, too. How did you do it?'  They probably think it's sosyal because even though Prague isn't exactly a… Continue reading What my Facebook and Instagram don’t tell you