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#3 Nasi the stand-up comedian

Slovakia raised me a little bit, I became my own human here. My today’s guest is Nasi (her full name is Nastaran Alaghmandan Motlagh) who came to Slovakia from Iran with her family. She was 15 years old when they arrived. “Slovakia raised me a little bit, I became my own human here,” she says. You might have seen Nasi either on the Slovak TV or on stage as stand-up comedian. I think she’s really cool at what she does, both in English and in Slovak. I found her clarity of reasoning and...


#2 Diego Loyola

Bratislava is a great experience if you give it a chance, if you put a little effort the city would be very fun My next guest is Diego Loyola. You might be familiar with his name, like I was: I read it many times on Facebook posting, collaborating in the Foreigners in Bratislava group or in some articles like this one on the Slovak Spectator blog. Several of my friends and colleagues attended his parties and events. So I was curious to know more about why he’s so active for the community,...


#1 Paul Burt

MySlovakExperience In Slovakia since 2003. This is the first episode of MySlovakExperience podcast, thanks for listening. In the first episode, Paul Burt, the managing director of IBM International Services Centre (company where I'm also working at the time this post is published), currently vice-chairman of BSCF (Business Services Centre Forum) powered by Amcham Slovakia, shares his Slovak experience. Paul is an Englishman who came to Slovakia to work for IBM a decade ago. Initially,...

MSX Podcast Intro

I decided to start this podcast to record and share the experiences of foreigners who have lived in Slovakia. We might have similar reasons why we came to this country and made a life here, but we all have our unique stories that might interest our fellow foreigners living here, but also Slovaks who are curious to hear how it feels to be a foreigner in their homeland. You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or on Stitcher. Thank you for sharing!