Penzion na Trojici
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One of the best parts of this trip - or, more accurately, the reason we are able to make this trip - is the fact that Jane and I are both flexible in terms of our work. We are part of a new generation of workers (or, more accurately, non-workers) that was created largely as a result of the internet.
There are various terms for people like us: flex-pats, location-independent professionals (LIPs), etc. Basically, this means that we can work anywhere in ...
... something. I can just picture Santa, Snow White, Jesus and the Devil all sitting around at a staff meeting to discuss the upcoming holiday season.
And so it is that a beautiful balance is achieved - a collection of fictional characters combining to perpetuate a myth designed to mislead children and fill the coffers of chocolate producers and toy manufacturers everywhere.
Happy Mikulas, everyone!
... possibly," the guest replies.
"Go on," says the host, "Just have a little shot."
"No, I'd better not. I want to have a clear head for my other cemetery visits today."
"If you say no one more time, you will have offended my entire family and I will never speak to you again."
"Oh well, I suppose a little drink won't hurt."
So we all have a shot of this stuff that initially tastes like some kind of car engine lubricant, ...
... is her maiden name and her dad's last name would have been "Navratil".
The correct way to pronounce this, by the way, is not Nav-ra-ti-LOW-va, as it is commonly said; it is more like Nav-ra-TIL-ova. Similar story with all of those other tennis players - Kournikova, Sharapova, Hantuchova, etc. (pronounced Kour-NI-kova, Sha-RA-pova and Han-TU-kova, respectively). There, you learned something today.
Dhananjay: you are right
This went on for a while more before I thought, "enough is enough" and put us all out of our misery.
I learned a few things from this experience.
One is that the standard of VAs must vary widely. If Tim Ferriss, AJ Jacobs and lots of others can have such good experiences, while paying roughly the same amount, then there must be plenty of good VAs out there.