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November 2017

Czech Culture & Adaptation Holidays

Why I’m grateful for a Bohemian perspective

November 23, 2017

5 reasons to appreciate life in the Czech Republic (all year long) With Thanksgiving and the arrival of the advent season, my social media pages are packed with posts about gratitude and getting ready for the holidays. Some posts ask practical, how-to-celebrate questions. Like the one I saw on Prague’s CrowdSauce group for expats. “Does anyone know if they sell oven cooking bags for turkeys here?” Or another, from a friend in the US, “Veg or no veg on Thanksgiving?”…

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Autumn Outdoor Life Travel

Getting to the starting line

November 12, 2017

How signing up for a half marathon in Dresden paved the way for an unexpected travel adventure When I registered to run the Dresden half marathon back in the summer, I hadn’t imagined that getting to the starting line would turn into my biggest challenge. I was more worried about whether my knees could handle the 26-kilometer distance. A year ago, I had undergone a tibial tuberosity transfer (TTT) to repair a knee problem that had bothered me for 20…

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