Jan Burak Schwert

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The Tiny Red Kettle

by Jan Burak Schwert

Discovering an emerging Sarajevo.

“Sarajevo is ready for tourists,” read the article in the London Times. Pictures of red roofs and snow-capped mountains leapt off the page. Bosnia had emerged from the 1990’s war and rebuilt its infrastructure, but tourists had yet to discover the country. It was time to visit.

Flying from

The Tiny Red Kettle2017-04-24T02:32:27-07:00

Lost and Found in Prague

by Jan Burak Schwert

It’s often hard to know who will help and who won’t.

Ron and I had just arrived in Prague and needed a room for the night. We parked our car and walked for more than an hour, looking for a vacancy.

Rain pelted the sidewalk and it was getting dark, but my husband

Lost and Found in Prague2017-04-24T02:32:28-07:00


by Jan Burak Schwert
Music makes the world go ’round.
It was time to say goodbye. Our 21-year-old son was leaving for Semester-at-Sea, a journey to third-world countries around the globe. My husband Ron and I flew to the Bahamas to see him off, trading the drizzle of Seattle for a week in the sun.

We took Dan