Klara O (Czech Republic)

My name is Klára Odehnalová. I come from the Czech republic and I’ve lived there for my whole life. But during the upcoming year, I will be studying on a High Schools international study abroad exchange in Great Britain. I live in Brno, which is the second largest city of Czech republic. I consider it…
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Right now, I’m sitting on my bed in my new room. It’s been two weeks since my arrival on my study abroad programme in England, and I’ve already managed to make my bedroom totally messy. Now, let’s talk about something more relevant. I’ve spent last two weeks of my holiday on a summer camp with…
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It seems unbelievable that it’s been more than one month already! Sometimes, I feel like I’ve just arrived, sometimes it seems like I’ve been here for ages. However, I really enjoy it here. First day of school hit me with a wave of excitement as I’ve experience all my subjects and talked to so many…
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It has been some time, since I first stepped into my new room, first saw my teachers, host family and classmates. Sometimes it feels like it was just yesterday, when I said goodbye to everyone I knew and headed to Great Britain. Time never stops and there is always so much to do. My friends…
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Just a week and a half of school left! Everybody is counting days until Christmas with excitement and anticipation. The good mood is only occasionally spoiled by mock exams (important practise exams including everything we have done so far in that subject) and course work (in my case 700 worlds long essay from drama that…
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The time finally came! School days were over and I was about to meet my family and Czech friends again. However there was quite long journey ahead of me. As I’m not very fond of traveling on my own and I often get nervous, I was absolutely delighted when Penny offered me to sleep over…
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Time seems to be passing really quickly lately. Another term is almost over and another holiday is ahead of us. Even the weather finally accepted that the spring has come. The end of second term brings a lot of excitement. Every international student is looking forward to going home and finally relaxing, leaving Britain and…
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In four weeks, my year here in Great Britain will be over. I will have done all of my exams and I will be heading home. How do I feel about that? The answer to that question is a little bit more complicated. Obviously, I am really looking forward to seeing my family, meeting up…
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