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

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 …

Here’s what we did with 25 vacation days (in 2016)

Despite the implications of the title, “What We Did With Our 25 Vacation Days”, this is not a bragging post. We know that we’re lucky to work for a company which grants that many days off, especially in America. Rather, we just want to show how far you can stretch your days off and visit …

A Slovak-Philippine Wedding: Part 2 – Ceremony

Bridesmaids and Groomsmen

A Slovak-Philippine Wedding: The Ceremony If you’re curious about our recent wedding, you can read about the first part here, which gives a brief background on how we met, how I proposed, and all about our preparation and plans for the big day. You can also look through all our wedding-related archives on this post. …