“Different country, different customs” – this applies anywhere you go. Whilst some faux-pas can be just some cute misunderstandings, others can lead to eternal wrath of the indigenous. And to avoid that wrath in the Czech Republic you should definitely read about the things you are NOT to say to a Czech person.
Povidlové taštičky – legendary dessert from potato dough
If you’re a regular reader of Czechology, you know that potato dumplings are an essential part of the Czech cuisine. Did you know that potato dough was used to make sweet dishes as well? One of them is the so called povidlové taštičky or bramborové taštičky which means povidla pockets or potato pockets and we bring you …
Fruit Dumplings – Ovocné knedlíky
Fruit dumplings are something every Czech kid knows. They are served as main course even in the school cafeterias. There are many ways to prepare them, so let us show you at least some of them.
Czech Flour Guide
There are many types of flour in the Czech Republic and it can be a little overwhelming if you aren’t familiar with the local classification of flour. Czech flour doesn’t have to be a mystery though and we’ve prepared a simple guide that will help you navigate through the flour isles in the Czech grocery …
Czech Republic’s Most – Czech Records
What’s the highest mountain or the largest city of the Czech Republic or the most elevated castle? Where is the oldest monastery that still serves its purpose and where can you find the tallest Czech building? Discover these Czech “Most” with us!
We’ve already told you why you should definitely visit Brno, we showed you the must-visits and we showed you the stylish side of this south Moravian city. Let’s see the naughty side of Brno now.
Asteroid hits Czech Republic in NASA simulation
At the end of April NASA performed a 4-day exercise to rehearse a reaction to a hypothetical asteroid hit. Guess the place of the strongest impact of the asteroid – Czech Republic.
Rare Czech Musical Instruments
If you read our blog regularly, you know that “every Czech is a musician“. The musical literacy in Czech Republic is impressive and it is very common to play at least one musical instruments. And not just piano or guitar, there are some very rare and unusual Czech musical instruments that you’ve probably never heard …