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Beyond The Surface

In The Art of Travel, 4. The Spirit of Place, Prague by Vivian1 Comment

Prague has an incredibly elusive spirit. Not only is it hard to understand for newcomers and foreigners, but I would dare say that even its citizens don’t fully understand its identity yet. For a nation that has suffered through, been divided by, and most importantly, survived countless historical traumas, I wouldn’t expect anything else. The city’s spirit permeates everywhere, from …

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Fak jó!

In The Art of Travel, 2. Communicating, Prague by Vivian

Fak jó! or f*** you! That is the question. (… or statement.) Did you know that in Czech “fak jó” (pronounced exactly the same as a rather explicit English statement) means “really” in English? Now you might respond, “fak jó”? And to respond to that, yes, it really does. All jokes aside though, as much fun it is to live …

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Dobrý den, Praha

In The Art of Travel, 1. Introductions, Prague by Vivian

Just a couple years ago, I would have been able to sheepishly admit to the fact I had only been to 3 countries over the span of my entire life. Never would I have thought I would be able to spend any span of time over 2 weeks outside of the United States. In fact, for the curious, following were …