Welcome to my Blog!

Welcome to my exchange blog! My name is Carissa Plut, I am 16 years old, and I am from New Jersey, USA. Starting on August 26th, I set out on a journey of a lifetime. I will be spending 11 months abroad as a Rotary Youth Exchange Student in Košice, Slovakia! During my year abroad, … Continue reading Welcome to my Blog!

Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Cambridge

If someone had told me that during my exchange year I would take a trip to the United Kingdom, I wouldn’t have believed you. But here I am, 7 months into my exchange year, and it happened. My host family had surprised me about this trip when we were on our skiing trip in Italy. … Continue reading Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Cambridge

Veselé Vianoce a Šťastný Nový Rok!

This year, I had quite a different experience celebrating Christmas and New Years! Let’s start off on the last day of school. To end the school year on a good note, the whole school attended a Christmas classical music concert in the Church of the Holy Trinity on Hlavná. Beautiful classical Christmas music was played … Continue reading Veselé Vianoce a Šťastný Nový Rok!