When you find the border between Bohemia and Moravia on a map and look closely in its northern half, you will find Litomyšl. This town is the pearl of the Svitavy District in the Pardubice Region. Not only it is the birthplace of Bedřich Smetana, one of the most significant composers of all times, but also a beautifully kept municipality which hosts important music events including Smetanova Litomyšl (Smetana’s Litomyšl). Continue reading “Litomyšl – a town you will not want to leave”
Czechs have a lot of sayings and some about themselves. Here are 3 of them and we will not only explain what they mean but also where they come from.
The small country of Czech Republic has given the world more than a few famous actors, sportsmen and politicians. Some of them have only Czech blood flowing in their veins and speak Czech, other are partially of Czech origin. Here are 16 of such Czech and “Czech” celebrities.
Did you think that visiting a museum is a boring thing? Well, not in the Czech Republic! The country is full of traditional and not so traditional museums, so not only is there a plenty of history and nature-oriented ones, there are also museums that will teach you something about the local craft or even …
Whether you have only a little time on your hands or just fancy a quiet afternoon in Prague, here’s our very favorite walk in Lesser Town (Malá Strana in Czech) that will allow you to see this charming part of Prague and not get too tired before you head off on another adventure. On the …
If you’ve succumbed to the charm of geocaching, you’ve come to the right place! Czech Republic is the heaven for all who enjoy chasing after the hidden “treasure boxes”.
If we should pick one place in Bohemia to visit except for Prague, it would be Český Krumlov. This South-Bohemian town is so exceptional, so magical. If you want to know why you should visit and have your breath taken away, read on.
Prague, the Gem of Central Europe, the City of the Hundred Spires, the Golden City… those are just some of the names given to the capital of the Czech Republic. According to one of the legends princess Libuše prophesied standing over the river Vltava: “I see a great city whose glory will touch the skies”.