Plant, Travel

Tulip festival – Tulipánfesztivál

Tulip Festival!  What a concept!  Americans like to call a variety of events a festival.  For example, they plant fields and fields of tulips for getting tulip bulbs for the following year’s season, and they invite the public to view the magnificent fields of colorful flowers – this is called a festival.


Unexpectedly in New York – Váratlanul New York-ban

Don’t you like it when something good comes from something bad? When I learned that to renew my almost expired Slovak passport I needed to submit my application in person in New York, I couldn’t believe this was happening to me.  My first reaction was “Oh, no, I don’t need a trip now, my life is already too busy with work, and the timing is simply not good!”