Peter Prokaj

I'm Peter, and I love soccer (football) and travel. I live with Ruby, and our fur-baby Rosie. You can see our old website at Ruby Loves Adventure . You can follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube

I'm Peter, and I love soccer (football) and travel. I live with Ruby, and our fur-baby Rosie. You can see our old website at Ruby Loves Adventure . You can follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube

Why We Travel: Experiences and Thoughts

The Biltmore, Asheville, North Carolina

Why do we travel? On a searing July morning earlier this year, me, Ruby, my brother, and two other friends, drove through a stunning mountain road in North Carolina called the Blue Ridge Parkway.  We climbed higher and higher and saw some incredible sights of the Pisgah National Forest as well as the Smoky Mountains …

Treat Your Weekend as a Vacation

Sunset in Tennessee

“What are you doing this 3-day weekend? Anything special?”  “Oh you know, just need to tidy up around the house, run some errands. Maybe see a movie or something.” “How about going to Nashville on a 3-day weekend? Or a roadtrip? Or take an all-night bus to a new state you haven’t been to before?” …

Journey To Chicago: What to Do in the Windy City

Downtown Chicago, Illinois

Chicago What do you picture when you hear that word? I hear Polish truck drivers in a Mamet play delivering groceries, spectacular wind chills blowing off Lake Michigan, Cubs and White Sox, Bauhaus and Contemporary structures sitting side by side, Al Capone and speakeasies, Second City, Windy City, White City, Home Alone, Chicago the Musical, deep dish pizza, …

A Slovak Philippine Wedding: Party (Part 3)

Enjoying everything at the main table

So we come to the final and most fun part of the wedding, the wedding reception! After the initial nervousness that comes with the extensive wedding day morning preparation (or, in my case, breakfast, TV, and a bit of freshening up), and the full-length wedding ceremony, the wedding reception is by far the most fun …