Just 22 km southeast from Prague there’s a village that could be like thousand other small sleepy villages. Except it’s not. It’s Hrusice, the birthplace of the legendary Czech illustrator and writer Josef Lada. Several generations of Czechs know the picturesque village from Lada’s drawings. But are the drawings true to reality? We have always …
They were the stars of Czech cinematography, they enchanted everyone with their talent and beauty. Although they are gone, their names will be well-known to generations after them. Here are some of the legendary Czech actresses.
Večerníček is one of the most famous Czech TV characters. This little guy has been helping kids with their evening routine for generations.
Czech humor is limitless. Czechs laugh at anything and like there’s no tomorrow. Their unique and often ironic sense of humor helped them survive very dark periods of their history. So come and have a peak, learn some typical jokes and maybe understand the humorous side of Czech nature. But be warned, this is not …
Liver dumplings or in Czech játrové knedlíčky are an essential for a delicious Czech beef broth (hovězí vývar). Learn to make the best ones and bring your broths to another level.
I believe that almost every Czech person who used to visit their grandma in chalupa (house in the countryside) has nostalgic memories of this meal. Many of us know the fruit dumplings of our grandmothers and mashed strawberries with sugar were something all kids looked forward to. Well and the cheese dumplings with strawberry sauce are …
Ivančice, the hometown of the world-renown Art Nouveau painter Alfons (Alphonse) Mucha decided to fund the reconstruction of Mucha’s memorial museum with unusual scratch-off postcards.
It was the 21st june of 1621 and the 27 leaders of the Bohemian Revolt against Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor (house of Habsburg) were awaiting their execution at the Old Town Square of Prague.
A white band over a red band and a blue triangle. The Czech flag is simple and easy to remember. But where did it come from? Who’s the author? Why these colors? And do you know which flag the Czech one resembles?
Like any other Czech sweet dish, šišky s mákem will fill you with happiness and calories. It’s small potato dumplings coated with ground poppy seed and powder sugar. And once you taste them you’ll always want more.