Thanksgiving is an American holiday but here in Prague, there are plenty of options to celebrate this tradition for American expats and expats in general. This year’s Thanksgiving takes place on Thursday, 23rd of November. It’s about family, friends and traditional dishes such as turkey, cranberries, cornbread and the harmony of smells, tastes, colours and […]
If you have ever seen Czech people celebrating someone with giving him/her small presents or good wishes, it could have been the name day of the person! Each day of the year, there is someone’s name written on the calendar in the Czech Republic. Let’s learn the history behind and where this custom comes from!
With summer coming to an end and September approaching, new expats are moving to the Czech Republic in order to work or study abroad. Although most of you will probably attend English seminars and experience a multi-linguistic environment at the employment venue, knowing Czech will give you a great advantage at getting to know people […]
The 30th of April 2017, Brno will celebrate Walpurgis Night or “Pálení čarodějnic” (Burning of the Witches) to mark the beginning of a new season and the return of nature’s fertility. Actually, this celebration is meant to burn away witches and demons and the ashes were used as fertilizers for the crops. This festivity […]
Do you enjoy visiting movie theatres but the modern multicinema complexes are not exactly your cup of tea? Art Cinema may be the place you are looking for. The movie theatre offering sophisticated and artistic program is situated on Cihlářská street, just across the road from the Sborovna restaurant where we sometimes enjoy our regular […]