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Iva Štěchová

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Iva Štěchová

Current city:
Ceske Budejovice
City of birth:
Ceske Budejovice
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Home university:
JU

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    Flower festival

    Flower festival Another very important event you can experience when visiting Madeira is a Flower festival. It seems to be quite similar to the Carnival. It lasts for one week as well and those who are participating in the parade wear beautiful dresses. The dresses are...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog UMA, 7 months ago
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    Was I finally allowed to leave for Canada?

    The whole process of applying is quite long. I was just checking how fast the time ran. There was is less and less time for receiving the visa and being able to leave Guatemala. Finally, I got to the point of confirming the payment and the application with all of my...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog Guatemala, 7 months ago
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    Applying for a visa

    Will I leave for Canada? Last time, I posted an article about how I left a small village Santiago de Atitlan and went to the capital city of Guatemala called Ciudad de Guatemala. I have mentioned that I stayed in a house via Couchsurfing and as I had a really nice...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog Guatemala, 7 months ago
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    Guatemala city - I almost could not leave Guatemala

    As you probably know, I went to Guatemala where I was volunteering. I was living in Santiago Atitlán – a small village right next to a huge lake which is called in the same way: Lago de Santiago Atiitlán. I was supposed to fly to Canada after the volunteering where...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog Guatemala, 7 months ago
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    Other events celebrated in Madeira - Carnival

    Other events celebrated in Madeira I have already posted an article about some special events like the Natural festival and the Chestnut festival which are held every year in Madeira. As I said, there could be an article about events in Madeira for every month. But I am...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog UMA, 7 months ago
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    Miradouro Pico dos Barcelos

    Pico dos Barcelos Do you think I could finish the Erasmus competition without mentioning one of the most beautiful peaks of Madeira? This must be shared! Where is that? Pico dos Barcelos is a peak where you can even walk if you live in Funchal. However, as it depends...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog UMA, 7 months ago
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    Christmas in Madeira for an Erasmus student

    Christmas time abroad I tried to explain how different Christmas in different places can be. I am going to bring you more details about Christmas in Madeira today and I will also share what my experience was when I decided to stay abroad during my Erasmus experience...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog UMA, 7 months ago
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    Christmas time in Madeira

    Christmas in Madeira Obviously, Christmas is celebrated in Madeira and even though it seems that people from Madeira enjoy the New Year’s Evening more than Christmas as so, streets look brilliant! There are so many Christmas lights in the streets of Funchal (and not...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog UMA, 7 months ago
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    Special events - part one (Chestnut festival)

    Special events in Madeira – Nature and Chestnut festival I have already mentioned that it surprised me a lot that there is always something going around in Madeira. It is a small island, but it is not boring at all. No matter what month you will go to Madeira, there...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog UMA, 7 months ago
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    My trip to Antigua

    My trip to Antigua (and Tikal) When I went to Guatemala, I knew I would like to visit different parts of the country, however, I did not know exactly what parts and places. I came back from Madeira, enjoyed a few days with my family, went to the university, then, I...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog Guatemala, 7 months ago
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    Is it possible to learn Portuguese in four months?

    Portuguese learning I have already posted some articles about my Tinder method which I use for learning languages. I also tried to support you in learning foreign languages by explaining how it actually works when you start with a new language which is different from...

    0 by Iva in General, 7 months ago
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    My own method of learning foreign languages

    My own methodology of learning foreign languages In the previous article I tried to support you in learning a foreign language. I hope you feel a bit more motivated now. ï wish you find even today’s article interesting and fun. You might try doing the same. I am not...

    0 by Iva in General, 7 months ago
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    Do you want to learn a foreign language?

    Do you want to learn a foreign language? I am going to share a way of learning languages which might seem very rare. However, it worked perfectly for me many times. I am going to explain how I learnt Portuguese and a bit of another foreign language. It is needed to...

    0 by Iva in General, 7 months ago
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    Where to go partying - Casino

    Where to do partying in Funchal? Should you go to Copa? No matter whether you are an Erasmus student or a student from continental Portugal. It does not even matter whether you are not a student at all and you are just visiting the island. There are many people who love...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog UMA, 7 months ago
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    Live music in Madeira and other kinds of the culture

    Art of Madeira I have posted some articles about different kinds of art in Madeira. I have already talked about movies - cinemas, I mentioned also theatres in Madeira (or at least the main one in Funchal) and its situation and now, I would like to share something about...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog UMA, 7 months ago
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    Cinemas in Madeira

    Cinemas in Madeira - there are not that many of them Are you use to that there are many cinemas in your country  which are even in every little town? Do you know what the situation is like in Madeira when talking about cinemas? Cinema in general If you do not speak any...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog UMA, 7 months ago
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    Culture in Madeira - theatres

    Culture in Madeira There are some people who are very interested in arts. So they enjoy going to theatres, watching movies in cinemas, going to galleries and listening to live music in some bars or they buy tickets to some concerts. If you go to Madeira and you put a...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog UMA, 7 months ago
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    Madeira and Guatemala - what else do they have in common?

    There is something more Definitely: there is something more that Madeira and Guatemala have in common. I cannot still understand how that is possible that there are so many similar things when these two places are so far from each other. However, all I write here is a...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog Guatemala, 7 months ago
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    Madeira and Guatemala - what do they have in common?

    Is there anything that Madeira and Guatemala have in common? As you probably know, I am a Czech girl who lived in Madeira for some time and after spent some time in Guatemala. Even though these countries (again, I know Madeira is a part of Portugal) are very far from...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog Guatemala, 7 months ago
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    What to do in Funchal for free - the last part

    It is finally here! Have you relaxed in front of the CR7 hotel? Let us continue the path which let us explore streets and interesting places of Funchal. All for free or just a little money. You would not belive, but we finally got to the last part. This article is the...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog UMA, 7 months ago
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    What to do in Funchal for free - part five

    What to do in Funchal for free – part five It has been a while since I said I will write another part from the series of articles about places that you can visit in Funchal and you do not have to spend much or any money. So, let me share those tips today. In those...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog UMA, 7 months ago
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    Drink something new every day - part two

    Drink something new every day - part two You have already noticed how many drinks there are in Madeira. I have already mentioned a few of them and I am going to continue the list. However, keep it on your mind that most of them contain some alcohol. So I suggest tasting...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog UMA, 7 months ago
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    Drink something new every day - part one

    Drink something new every day If you went through my previous articles, you know that Madeira is full of great activities, astonishing events, gorgeous nature and lovely food. It includes my favourite dessert queijada, tosta mista snack or main dish such as espada with...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog UMA, 7 months ago
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    My first day in Guatemala

    My first day and night in Guatemala I mentioned in the last article that my arriving was a bit chaotic and it was not that easy. I am going to tell you in today's article, what happened when I left the airport building. Smell of Guatemala The first thing I noticed was...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog Guatemala, 7 months ago
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    Arriving in Guatemala

    Let me continue... Hello! Last time I have mentioned the beginning of the process of applying for an internship/volunteering and I explained why I decided to prolong my studies at the university. Do you remember I was making a decision about where to go finally? Peru,...

    0 by Iva in Erasmus blog Guatemala, 7 months ago

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