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Barbarka Houfková

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Barbarka Houfková

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IESEG-LILLE
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UK

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    Dancing

    Dancing Hey! Since I already wrote about all my important parts of my life – Au pair staying, Exchange, master program in Amsterdam, family, friends, parties, travelling and food, I thought that it would be also nice mention dancing because it was an important part of...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus blog Prague, 3 years ago
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    Why should smoking be banned in the restaurants?

    Why should smoking be banned in the restaurants? Recently we had a big discussion at school about smoking in restaurants. Therefore, I decided to express my opinion. Introduction Smoking is known in the world from the time immemorial. Tobacco was discovered in America...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus blog Amsterdam, 3 years ago
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    Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka II Today I have few extra experience about Sri Lanka: The cities in Sri Lanka were not anything special. Kandy was one of the nicest ones. We spent two nights there and we tried some restaurants, we were walking and then we continued. I thought that I would...

    by Barbarka in What to see Colombo, 3 years ago
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    Sri Lanka

    Why Sri Lanka? I would like to talk about my biggest travelling adventure to Sri Lanka. It all happened in summer 2015. When I started to work more often in my second year at the university I realized that I might undertake longer and more adventurous tours during the...

    by Barbarka in What to see Sri Aman, 3 years ago
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    Paris

    I always wanted to visit Paris. They say it is the most romantic city in Europe. During my French classes at high school I heard a lot of information about this city. Our teacher was crazy about France and she knew everything about cities, people and habits in France....

    by Barbarka in What to see Paris, 3 years ago
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    Blogging!

    Blog competition Hey! Since we are getting closer the end of this competition, I would like to evaluate my whole time of writing. In addition, it is probably one of my last blog posts. Beginning Firstly, how it all started. I never thought about writing a blog food. I...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus blog Amsterdam, 3 years ago
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    Living in a shared room

    It seems to me that I have already lived in some many different rooms with so many different people. The first time living without my parents was when I moved to Prague. I was always in with the idea of sharing the room with another person to save the money and use them...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus blog Amsterdam, 3 years ago
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    Institute of Economic Studies

    Institute of Economic Studies versus University of Economics This topic is really controversial in the Czech Republic. In the beginning, I just want to say that my opinion can be subjective because I haven’t studied in these two universities at the same time, and all...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus blog Prague, 3 years ago
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    Prague Castle

    Prague trip There is only one trip missing that I have not talked about. Prague. During my staying in France, we did many trips – to Brugge, Disneyland, London, Paris, Dublin, Bordeaux, Lyon, Porto, Lisbon, but also to Prague. When we had our introduction week,...

    by Barbarka in What to see Prague, 3 years ago
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    Obsession with coffee

    Obsession with coffee I don’t know what happened but I got seriously addicted to coffee. Before coming here, I was used to drink coffee three times per week and I always enjoyed coffee time a lot but since I came here I am obsessed with it! I had always a rule to...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus blog Amsterdam, 3 years ago
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    Excitement about the gym

    We had a lot of plans on Friday. In the morning we were waiting for someone who would come to repair our hood. When we arrived to our accommodation, we were not so happy because everything was really dirty. I remember that we spent our first day and second day cleaning...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus blog Amsterdam, 3 years ago
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    Lille

    Since I already talked about all the trips and special events I have been through in France and I also described Lille as a city, there is one more thing to mention – evaluation of my Erasmus as a whole. Studying abroad When did I start thinking about studying...

    by Barbarka in What to do Lille, 3 years ago
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    Amsterdam

    Amsterdam I would never believe that I could say it but „Living in Amsterdam is amazing! “ People who know me well already know what I am talking about. I had a lot of cons (negative things) against Amsterdam in the past. I don’t even know why. I would say that...

    by Barbarka in What to see Amsterdam, 3 years ago
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    My first fall from the bike or how I crashed my bike...

    I know that the title suggests I should talk about my bike accident but I will first start with my last days and then, I will get to the most important part... Change It is almost unbelievable how adaptive I am. I don’t know if you are the same, but I have totally...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus blog Amsterdam, 3 years ago
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    Brian Tracy - Eat that frog!

    Brian Tracy, Eat that frog! – 21 Ways to stop procrastinating Today I decided to write about an amazing book my mum found – Eat that frog (21 ways to stop procrastinating). I don’t like crazy promises like “Fifty advices to successfully lose weight” or...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus tips, 3 years ago
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    Barbecue

    Barbecue in Amsterdam Job It has been really fast with looking for a job and the girl who had an interview with me (Gwen) told me to come for a trial in the restaurant. It was the same as always. I was curious and excited but I was also nervous and I did not know what...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus blog Amsterdam, 3 years ago
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    Exceptionally sunny weather

    Hey! I hope you are having a good day because my last two days went well. I think that I am getting used to new environment and things get better every day. My room became cosy, school started to be interesting, we met few people and mainly – the weather was...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus blog Amsterdam, 3 years ago
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    Motivation letter

    Hello! Today I decided to write a short story about few things related to jobs and internships. Since David decided to stay in Netherlands and he started to look for a job, he told me many tips I would like to share with you. Firstly, you should be aware that the...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus blog Amsterdam, 3 years ago
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    First day at school

    I have to say that I was really surprised how many people contacted me after my last story about Amsterdam. I received messages saying: “Hey, are you ok? I read your story. It will be fine! ”. I would like to respond that of course I am okay and it is getting...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus blog Amsterdam, 3 years ago
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    New chapter of my life - Amsterdam

    New chapter of my life - Amsterdam So new chapter of my life started. Unfortunately, it does not seem same as I was picturing it. I know that moving to a new city is not easy and it takes some time to settle down but… First day My first day was a horror story. I came...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus blog Amsterdam, 3 years ago
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    Paris

    We were talking a long time about going to Bordeaux because they say that the city is amazing. We start planning it already in March because if you buy the bus tickets in advance the price is significantly lower. I was so happy when Andreas was interested in going and...

    by Barbarka in What to see Paris, 3 years ago
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    Moving to Amsterdam

    Last days were crazy. I was working every day and I did not even have time to say goodbye to my grandparents and my father. I had last shift on Saturday and then I had one day and half for packing before I go to Amsterdam. I just had some time to meet my friends. On...

    0 by Barbarka in Erasmus blog Amsterdam, 3 years ago
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    Home Kitchen

    Today I would like to talk about the restaurant Home Kitchen. Last time, when I met my friend Sasa from Russia, we wanted to have a proper breakfast in the city centre of Prague. We had no idea where to go so we just put into Google: "breakfast in Prague" and we picked...

    by Barbarka in Where to eat Prague, 3 years ago
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    Pedal boats

    Day with Jenny My staying in Lille was amazing mainly because of people I have met. Even though it was impossible to spend as much time as I wanted with everybody I made a lot of great friends there. Today belongs to Jenny – the girl from Taiwan I met in Lille. I...

    by Barbarka in What to see Prague, 3 years ago
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    Lille

    More about Lille There are still few topics left that I did not talk about. Campaigns. When I heard this word for the first time in France I did not know why everybody was so excited. In IESEG, they took it really seriously. The thing is that there are many groups and...

    by Barbarka in What to do Lille, 3 years ago

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