In September of 2011, I moved to Prague to complete a course with TEFL Worldwide Prague, not knowing what would come out of it. I expected to be abroad for 3-4 months, but it's been over a year and I'm still here. I've gotten TEFL certified, traveled in Europe, worked as a copywriter for a website, an Admissions Coordinator for a school, ran several races, and had several life changing experience, and I'm here to present my rantings from Eastern Europe to you!
About me: I'm Justin - I'm an American Expat living in Prague working as an Admissions Coordinator for a school. I came here in September of 2011 thinking I'd stay for a few months and then return to my career as a tennis professional back in the USA, but I'm still here in Prague living life to the fullest and helping others do the same (starting with obtaining their TEFL Certificates of course). Read on to view my personal blog with my personal thoughts and experiences
Identifying with Berlin
A while back, Gwen and I decided that before “one of us” left Prague, it was necessary to plan a trip to Berlin. I was intrigued by how liberal everyone describes it as and how it “seems a lot like New York.” Gwen had similar sentiments, but also wanted to check out a world-... Mon, 08 Apr 2013 10:40:00
Billy Joel Prague Parody
Sang to the tune of "We Didn't Start the Fire" by Billy Joel (great song by the way). I guess this is what happens when you have too much time on your hands
Time in Prague is over
Flight delayed, Where’s my stuff?
Chicago, Warsaw, that’s enough
Grammar lessons, party sess... Tue, 26 Mar 2013 06:45:00
Big Decisions and One Small Trip
Since I've last posted, I've been in a moderate funk. I was in a mindset where I felt lost, unfulfilled, and I knew I had to do something to shake the funk caused by the dreary weather, part time hours, small paychecks, and (only) speculative opportunities. I've developed an attachment to Prague, b... Mon, 04 Mar 2013 05:10:00
Vienna: It's About Time!
I finally made it to Vienna – the land of (currently) low temperatures, high prices, classical beauty and great coffee
In my year and a half stint here in Prague, I’ve heard the following statement about 5 or 6 times: “Have you been to Vienna? Oh, no? Really? You haven’t?... Sun, 24 Feb 2013 11:50:00
Canned Responses: The Ultimate Prague Expatriate Skill
This is a short pseudo-article I wrote, well, for no reason whatsoever. I just love speculating upon/writing about funny social trends in the life of a Prague expat. Here's an excerpt. Enjoy.
You’re an expat. You’re abroad. You’re health conscious. You decided to join a l... Sun, 17 Feb 2013 22:15:00