• 12.8.2015
  • Tereza Vítková

Swimming Lakes Around Prague

Swimming is fun and relaxing however when you add a super cool natural lake to the equation, it's bliss. There are many swimming holes to be had, but here some of our favorite swimming holes around Prague.

  • 6.8.2015
  • Tereza Vítková

How To Be Czech in 22 Easy Steps

People travel for all different reasons, but regardless the purpose or motivation, we all want to feel welcomed and learn something new every time we get out of the plane, train, or bus. By all means, be yourself and do what you are comfortable with, but sometimes a little bit of cultural awareness can make your trip a much better experience. Therefore, we put together this list of basic Czech etiquette.

  • 18.6.2015
  • Tereza Vítková

Where Czechs Diseappear To Every Weekend?

Sometimes it is hard to hear Czech language when you are strolling through the down town due to masses of visitors, but it is certainly harder during the weekend. Why? Because most Praguers simply disappear from the city every weekend and go to their cottages, cabins and/or grandparents who live in the countryside. The traffic jams are always bad on the exit from the city on Friday afternoon and entering the city on Sunday evening. Never heard of weekend cabin?

Czech republic is a land of stunning architecture, unspoilt countryside, centuries of history and vibrant cities. But those aren't the only attractions that make our beloved Czechia unique. Try any of these five things and you'll leave the Czech republic with a better understanding of the culture, personality and general beauty than you could ever imagine.

  • 21.5.2015
  • Tereza Vítková

Typical Czech Candy to Take Home

Czechs have an obsession with sweets. Many of the traditional candies haven't changed for generations, but are never out of style. You can find these yummy sweets in every store, supermarket or gas stations throughout the whole country. Who could resist buying a little box of delicious chocolates to nibble on at home? Do you want to know what to buy as souvenir from Czech republic? Chocolate is the best gift ever!

  • 30.4.2015
  • Eva Belokostolska

11 Facts about Czech Ice Hockey Team

Ice Hockey World Championship 2015 starts tomorrow in Prague! Here's important info you need to know!

  • 9.4.2015
  • Tereza Vítková

Czech Customs: Birthday Celebrations

Many people, both young and old, love celebrating their birthday. In the Czech republic, like in most countries around the world, cake, presents, family and friends bring in the fun for such a special day. Still, there are some differences even between Czech families. So let's have a closer look to Czech birthday traditions.

  • 2.4.2015
  • Tereza Vítková

A Complete Guide To Czech Easter Tradition

Every country has different customs and traditions for Easter. Here we will reveal the secrets of a Czech Easter for you!

  • 10.12.2014
  • Eva Belokostolska

Nowaday customs of the Czech Christmas

It is almost the time to wish everyone Veselé Vánoce! It's that merry good time of the year again. The time to decorate the Christmas tree, grab presents, bake cookies, reunite with friends and families and celebrate this festive season! If you've ever been curious about the Christmas traditions around the Czech Republic, this infographic won't disappoint.

  • 4.12.2014
  • Tereza Vítková

Czech Christmas Cookie Recipes

One of the most popular Christmas traditions held in Czech homes is the baking of Christmas cookies (cukroví). People always start well in advance, usually with St. Nicholas Day on December 6th, so that the cookies have enough time to get crispy. St. Nicholas Day is almost here, start your ovens and let the cookie baking begin!