This blog chronicles my life and experiences as an American expat in Czech Republic.

Here you can find posts on Czech sitesCzech cultureEuropean &Middle Eastern travelbeing an ESL teacher in a foreign country, culture shock, and social anxiety &travel.


Here’s a selection of the top posts in each category.

Czech sites:

Czech culture:

European & Middle Eastern travel:

Being an ESL teacher in a foreign country:

Culture shock:

Social anxiety and travel:

Happy reading!



Life in the Czech Republic with my Czech-American family

Live an Untethered Life

The search for ways to add meaning to life through the mind, body and spirit.

Travel on a side note

Observations made by an observant traveler

Adventures in Wonderland

a pilgrimage of the heart

Croissants & Conjugations

my year(s) teaching English in France

Stories I've Never Told...

(...and some I have)

Poetry Breakfast

Beginning March 20th, 2016 Poetry Breakfast will once again serve a little poetic nourishment every morning. Start your day with our new expanded menu. Poems, of course, are our specialty. But we will also be serving a fuller menu that includes poetry related creative non-fiction such as letters to and from poets, essays on poetry, and anything else that might feed a poet and poetry lover’s soul.

Ben's Bitter Blog

"We make bitter better."

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