Marinated hermelín or in Czech nakládaný hermelín is one of those classics you can order with beer (or without it) in most of the pubs and you can also easily make it at home, just like the Czechs do. Here’s our recipe.
Znojmo is a lovely town just a few kilometers from the borders with Austria. Due to its location it’s a perfect place to cultivate fruit, vegetables and wine grapes and this branch of agriculture is very characteristic of this area. However, Znojmo has a lot to offer also to those who seek culture, nature and …
Poppyseed roll or makový závin is a Czech classic. Sunday tea or coffee, family celebration or just a regular afternoon, a Czech babi will whip up an excellent poppyseed roll any time. Here’s the recipe!
Let’s take a closer look at the Slav Epic – extraordinary series of paintings depicting the history of Slavs which have been the object of legal wrangling and the reason for bad blood between two cities.
Every schoolchild in the Czech Republic knows Babička (The Grandmother). It’s the iconic work by the most famous Czech female writer Božena Němcová. It tells the story of Němcová’s childhood which she spent with her grandmother in a beautiful spot which she has set in eastern Bohemia. That place now bears the name Babiččino údolí – Grandmother’s …
There are so many famous Czech contemporary musicians that if we wanted to list them all at once, we could write a book. So, here goes the second part. And don’t forget to check out also Czech Contemporary Musicians Part 1!
Czech architecture as well as nature have often inspired international filmmakers to set their filming here. Here are some of the most popular filming locations in the Czech Republic from movies that made it even to Hollywood.
It is a tradition at Easter in the Czech Republic to dye eggs for decoration and also to give away to the men and boys who come to the Easter koleda. Here is a quick tutorial on one of the traditional ways for dying Easter eggs.
Looking for your Czech ancestors doesn’t need to be difficult even if you don’t speak the language and have never been to the Czech Republic. There are many digitalized genealogy resources and I’ve made a beginner’s guide to help you start that exciting journey of finding your forefathers.
Are you a friend of barefoot walking or considering this path? We bring you 12 places for great barefoot walks around the Czech Republic.