The world doesn’t really know the name of Růžena Holubová though it should. Let me tell you something about this Czech-Austrian explorer and ethnographer.
The extraordinary life of Emil Holub
Did you know that one of the most world-renowned explorers was Czech? His name was Emil Holub and his field of expertise was Africa.
Warsaw Pact Invasion of Czechoslovakia
August 21, 1968 was the day when the armies of five communist countries invaded Czechoslovakia. This event is known as the Warsaw Pact Invasion of Czechoslovakia.
First Czech Beauty Pageant Winner
Her name was Růžena Brožová and she was the first person to win a Czech beauty pageant.
Czech Retro Cookbooks You Should Take a Look At
Would you like to know what the Czech cuisine looked like in the 50s – 80s? What was the typical way of cooking, what was on the table in the Czech households before the country opened up to the western influences? And would you like to cook a retro meal yourself? You’re in luck because …
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?
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…
October 28 – Independent Czechoslovak State Day
October 28 marks the anniversary of the creation of the independent Czechoslovak state.
September 28 – Day of Czech Statehood
A little bit about the Day of Czech Statehood and St. Wenceslas.