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14. augusta 2019

Moments

There are moments, when your heart is fulfilled with happiness. And there are moments when you realize, that despite having EVERYTHING, the last thing you feel […]
27. júna 2019

NOTA BENE: One dollar for every kilometer

(Article published in the magazine NOTA BENE in June 2019, Slovak language)
15. júna 2019

ESPN RUN – Prague Marathon 2019

Shooting with the crew from ESPN sport television just before the Prague Marathon 2019 for the ESPN RUN show, broadcasted in Latin America in June 2019: […]
7. mája 2019

www.40plus.sk: Interview

www.40plus.sk: Matej Šemšej: Take a one year off in your job. Take sabbatical. (Interview published on 05 May 2019)   We experience more and more the term sabbatical. […]
6. mája 2019

Radio 1: Ešus

    Radio 1: Ešus – https://www.mixcloud.com/Radio1Prague/ešus-652019-běžec-matěj/ (Interview, 06.05.2019) NO ENGLISH
16. apríla 2019

Triathlon in Wanaka or how much bad luck a triathlete can have and why there are beautiful people living in New Zealand

You have a dream. You have a goal. You have a plan. You start a journey through half of the world. Following the sunsets, following the […]
25. marca 2019

The Hong Kong Perceptions

What has happened to us? We used to be the strongest species of this planet. Not physically, but due the ability to cooperate and communicate. How […]
18. marca 2019

FORBES: Interview

www.forbes.sk: He took a sabbatical of one year and now he is running around the world and for every kilometer he donates to charity (Interview published on […]
10. marca 2019

Run.com: Interview

Source: Run.com (orig. Běhej.com), Czech Rep., March 2019 (TRANSLATION INTO ENGLISH SOON)  
14. februára 2019

Fighting cancer with running and exercising

You may remember Martin and his story. After 10 years in a corporate environment he decided to leave and work with oncological patients. I got attracted by […]
25. januára 2019

Grandpa

Life counts with toasts, though the dead is not the best drinking buddy.   Every little boy’s hero is his grandfather. Mine was unique. On 25 […]
24. januára 2019

www.trenujeme.sk: Interview

www.trenujeme.sk: Interview with Runeller Matej Šemšej about his running journey around the world (Interview published on 23 January 2019)   Matej comes from Bratislava and the […]
8. januára 2019

Woman’s World: A Year in the name of change

Source: Woman’s World (orig. Svět ženy), Czech Rep., January 2019 TRANSLATION: Life change, adventure and real life. Matej Šemšej from Slovakia had the feeling, that he […]
11. decembra 2018

The hell of the Singapore marathon

„When things go well, you are the king. When they don’t, you’ll find out, that you are… just human. And that it is human to fail.“ […]
9. decembra 2018

The journey to the Singapore marathon

Tuesday morning, 13 July 2017. I am lying in bed in one of Singapore’s apartments and listening to the noise, which only someone preparing for the busy […]
11. novembra 2018

Martin

Martin Pospíchal was always a role model of a positive employee. Every time I met him, he didn’t forget to joke, nothing was a problem for him. The […]
4. novembra 2018

Few (non-traditional) facts about Myanmar

Myanmar is one of the least known countries of the South-East Asian region. Often, we are told information, which limits our decisions to visit it. On […]
3. novembra 2018

Myanmar’s Rohinga Tragedy

Few hours after landing in Mandalay I am stopped during my walk around the Royal Palace by a man. He is interested into where I come from, nothing unusual, […]
21. októbra 2018

Myanmar democracy in reality

Freedom is something you cannot take away. It is the natural right of every human being when coming to this world. It should be part of every […]
19. októbra 2018

When it all started

22 April 2017 was supposed to be the day which would have changed my life forever. One of the days you meet your destiny. The moment […]
12. októbra 2018

One Monday morning

I remember waking up on my first Monday after I stopped working for 12 months. It was September 3, 2018 and I didn’t have to go […]
9. októbra 2018

Hiking the Monk’s trail in Chiang Mai

Different to the previous day, when the sun was heating the whole city of Chiang Mai in 35 Degrees of Celsius (by feeling around 40), for […]
7. októbra 2018

Stefan

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at a time of challenge and […]
2. októbra 2018

Unforgettable welcome night in Chiang Mai

After a full week of great party beach time at Koh Samui, I moved to the north to visit the city Chiang Mai. From different sources I’ve heard […]
21. septembra 2018

8 Facts about Amsterdam

Amsterdam is without question one of Europa’s most beautiful and most exciting cities. It will attract your interest with its openness, flexibility and variability. Diversity at […]
13. septembra 2018

Sunny 15 kilometres in Frankfurt

Distance: 15 kilometres Difficulty level: easy Rating (out of 5) 3,5   If you like running through the nicest parts of the city, running through the […]
11. septembra 2018

My 13 Travelling Rules

I walked out to the world. For adventure. For change. I decided, that during the next 12 months (and hopefully for the rest of my life too), I will […]
11. septembra 2018

Hitchhiking from Prague to Germany

Hitchhikers first became familiar figures on the American scene in the middle 1920’s and hitchhiking later also spread into Europe. Hitchhiking is legal in most of […]
4. septembra 2018

The Isle of Skye, the most beautiful hills of the world (Scotland part 2)

I don’t remember exactly how I googled in fall 2017 for the first time the pictures of Skye but it was a love at first sight. Google […]
22. augusta 2018

Afternoon Run in Edinburgh – alternate tourism

One of my running dreams it was always to run the hills of Scotland’s Highlands. The dream came true on the very first day of our […]
21. augusta 2018

Edinburgh and Inverness, two cities in two days (Scotland part 1)

Visiting Scotland has been a dream since ever. At least from the moment I saw the first time the Braveheart movie. Running through these majestic hills […]
29. júla 2018

The Ironman dream

People sometimes tell me I am crazy. They ask me why am I doing it. They say I should not, otherwise something will happen to me. […]
22. mája 2018

Quo vadis

„Great things are coming when everything seems to be going wrong. Be patient!“   22 May 2018. One of these nights, when I go to bed […]
20. mája 2018

Long weekend in Naples

In our area, February is one of the coldest months, very suitable for travelling abroad. Our travelling group from Portugal got the heads together and voted […]
1. mája 2018

Crazy Halfmarthon Weekend 2018

What would it take you, to accept a crazy challenge? What would it take you, to do something you have never done before? What would it […]
3. apríla 2018

My first marathon

(edited text from May 2010) The marathon is a long-distance race, completed by running, walking or a run/walk strategy. The marathon has an official distance of […]
16. marca 2018

Sunny November trip to Porto and Lisbon

Portugal, an attractive country at the very end of Europe. Or at its beginning, depends on the perspective. I have felt attracted by this „beauty from […]
12. marca 2018

Porto Marathon – a stunning beach run

Within the years I established an end-season tradition which is running a marathon before the year’s end. Last important goal of the season which is at […]
10. novembra 2017

Landing on the ground

November 10, 2017. I am landing in Prague, after one week of vacation at the end of which I was somehow looking forward to be back […]
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