With weather conditions getting harsher day by day in the Czech Republic, Christmas is one of those occurrences that helps to keep up a good mood in Wintertime. When I was a child I couldn’t wait for Christmas vacations to come: my family used to gather and exchange presents and wishes, a habit that we’ve […]
Christmas is coming, once more. The city of Prague gleams with warm and colorful lights, while its squares are filled with traditional markets characterized by little wooden shops, hot drinks, sparkling ornaments and Santa’s miniatures. The Czech Republic is famous for its peculiar customs. Different types of food are eaten due to their special properties […]
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!