Although the Czech Republic uses the metric system, the Czech forefathers used very different units. Let’s take a look at the Old Czech Units of Measurement.
Kde domov můj… that is how the Czech National Anthem begins. But where are the origins of this song?
The Battle of White Mountain in which the Bohemian estates were defeated determined the direction of the Bohemian politics for centuries to come.
Brief overview of the history and present of the Jewish community in the Czech republic
Are you a museum enthusiast? Prague is the place to go because besides the usual ones there are some museums in Prague that will definitely surprise you!
Have you ever heard of Antonín Kalina? Probably not. He is the (almost) unknown hero who saved 1200 Jewish children from the inhuman conditions of the Buchenwald concentration camp.
Beer brewing has a long tradition in what is now the Czech Republic and some Czech beer brands are well-known internationally. Let’s look at the history of Czech beer brewing and some other interesting data.
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.
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.
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.