Tag Archives: Czech Republic

Remember when?

Remember when you were given reasons to study a foreign language? The teacher gave a list to justify learning a language. In retrospect, I smile when I recall being told and later telling my own German language students of the … Continue reading

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Have Suitcase; Will Travel

They pack me full and sit on me to close. Then drive me to the airport and check me in. I am stuffed with beautiful clothes and shoes. I started my travels during my owner’s student days in Heidelberg. The … Continue reading

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Speaking of Bucket Lists

Our trip of a lifetime included a singing engagement in Prague, Czech Republic followed by visits to Helsinki, Finland and Vienna, Austria. Unplanned bonus: a brief layover in Frankfurt, Germany. The new place on our bucket lists was a visit … Continue reading

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Visiting and Singing Dvorak in Prague!

Established in 1869 on the grounds of the Vysehrad Castle is the final resting place of many composers, artists, sculptors, writers, professors, Nobel Prize winners and others from the world of science. The Czech Republic celebrates those in the arts … Continue reading

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