Category Archive: Sightseeing

Discovering Textile House

It’s nice to know that no matter where I go, I can always manage to shop. Or is it? My mom would probably argue no. Today, after another work day at the school, I went with one of my roommates to a second-hand clothing store called Textile House. It’s sort of like Plato’s Closet in …

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Vienna done under a day and 25 Euros

It is possible to do a day in Vienna for just 21 Euros. From Bratislava, anyway. Saturday, another new teacher and I set out to do Vienna in a day. We walked to the bus stop near our building, and after a couple wrong stops, made it to where we thought the train station was. …

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From Slivovitz to foreign grocery shopping

I have now consumed fried cheese twice and gone through training for how to correctly (and respectfully) say “no” to Slovak Slivovitz. Slivovitz is strong alcohol that’s often called “plum brandy,” but it is made with all different types of flavors. And, according to the true-and-false question that I was given on the subject, the …

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