Are you considering a visit to Czech Republic but you’re not completely decided yet? Here are 5 reasons why you should definitely plan your travel to the heart of Europe.
Time for Hody!
Great food, lots of wine, music, dancing and endless merry-making, that’s more than enough reasons to be there when hody comes!
Czech Republic or Czechia?
What is the official and correct name of the country in the very heart of Europe? Do we call it just Czechia or should we talk about the Czech republic?
Koláče (read “kolache”) is a traditional Czech sweet pastry baked for celebrations such as kermesse or the Czech Mardi Gras called Fašank.
Current COVID-19 situation in Czechia
Here is some basic information and where to find information about the COVID-19 related restrictions and measures in the Czech Republic.
Czech habits that might suprise you
If you’re coming to the Czech Republic from far, you are in for a cultural shock in some aspects. Don’t worry, it’s still a great country but you should know a few things about the local habits…
Litomyšl – a town you will not want to leave
When you find the border between Bohemia and Moravia on a map and look closely in its northern half, you will find Litomyšl. This town is the pearl of the Svitavy District in the Pardubice Region. Not only it is the birthplace of Bedřich Smetana, one of the most significant composers of all times, but also a beautifully kept municipality which hosts important music events including Smetanova Litomyšl (Smetana’s Litomyšl). Continue reading “Litomyšl – a town you will not want to leave”
3 sayings about Czech people explained
Czechs have a lot of sayings and some about themselves. Here are 3 of them and we will not only explain what they mean but also where they come from.
16 celebrities who are Czech or of Czech origin
The small country of Czech Republic has given the world more than a few famous actors, sportsmen and politicians. Some of them have only Czech blood flowing in their veins and speak Czech, other are partially of Czech origin. Here are 16 of such Czech and “Czech” celebrities.