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 …
Unique Postcards to Fund Museum of Alfons Mucha
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.
On this day in 1621: Old Town Square Execution
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.
Where the Czech Flag Came From
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?
Šišky s mákem – potato dumplings with poppy seed
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.
Libuše Šafránková, the immortal Cinderella
Czech Republic stood still today after learning that Libuše Šafránková, probably the most beloved actress, has passed away two days after her 68th birthday. The world knows her as the brave and witty girl who turned out to be Cinderella but in her country she was known for many other characters she portrayed in the …
19 Czech Inventions and Discoveries that Changed the World
These are the Czech inventions and discoveries from which some served the whole world. Industrial machines, musical instruments and even words…
Legendary Czech Actors
They became famous during their lives and now they are legends that will live forever on the silver screen. Meet these legendary Czech actors.