According to the International Organization For Migration, there were 167,519 people with residency permits residing in Slovakia in December 2021. That accounts for only 3.07% of the total population of the country. When viewed in this way, the number seems insignificant. But once you begin asking questions and listening to the people, you discover that […]
Chef Brian Navarro brings the heat to Bratislava with his new Mexican restaurant, Mezcalli. Chef Navarro’s vision for creating an authentic and delicious Mexican restaurant is, on its surface, quite simple—use quality ingredients, and stay true to your roots. However, bringing this to fruition, much like his journey to the kitchens of Slovakia, has been […]
In this first episode of the Na Slovensku Aj Po Anglicky podcast, host Jeremy Hill explores the experience of learning Slovak with fifteen foreigners that now call Slovakia home. From the founding of Slovakia in 1993, Slovak has been the official language of this small, mostly rural country. This plucky little language has survived and […]
Homesickness is an emotion that is as old as human migration. It has been the subject of countless poems, novels, films, songs, and many other adored works of art. While its ability to inspire is celebrated, homesickness is also feared for it’s ability to hamper integration, and trigger bouts of anxiety and deep depression which […]
In May 2021 we recorded our first and only live show in Trenčín. It was hosted by Klub Lúč in the Men at Sound studio. Two great guys joined me, Mark Taylor from the UK and Brian Tranter from Canada. We spoke about the pandemic situation at that time, holiday traditions, and what it is […]
In his latest episode of Na Slovensku Aj Po Anglicky, host Jeremy Hill speaks with the up-and-coming artist Nina Kohout. She is out with her debut solo EP entitled Pandemonium. This, however, is not Nina’s first rodeo. Her experience in music and the industry runs deep. “There were just a few moments when music wasn’t […]
In this holiday episode I am joined by five foreigners to discuss Christmas traditions here in Slovakia and at home. Thank you to my guests: Cristian Estrella(Argentina), Svetlana Cruz(Phillipines), Martin Linkov(Bulgaria), Cristina Martínez Fuentes(Spain) , and Rahel Lema(Ethiopia). Thank you to the great people who offered their voices for the introduction. You can see there […]
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