Is this your first year to spend Christmas time in the Czech Republic? Or, have you already been at Christmas markets in the country or in other European countries before? If so, you must notice this special drink, Christmas hot wine. It’s like a pop star at every Christmas market. People are drinking and chatting around the place where it is sold so you never miss it.
Day 3 of Advent: A Universal Recipe of Linzer Cookies
Linzer Cookies are named after the city of Linz, Austria and making Linzer cookies is definitely one of the most famous Christmas traditions. However, when you are trying to find a recipe online, you will get hundreds of different ones. Some of them are too complicated to gather your strength and start baking, while some of them are so simple that you start to wonder if the result will taste good.
Day 2 of Advent: Advent Wreath
Christmas wreaths are a common part of Christmas celebrations in most countries, but do you know what each of the four candles symbolizes? Can there actually be more than four candles? Where did this tradition come from? Or how you can make your own advent wreath? Don’t worry, all of these questions will be answered in this article.
Women’s Voices in Rowing – Newly Published Book of Inspirational Interviews
Are you a passionate reader? We have a tip for a newly launched book Women’s Voices in Rowing written by a former Czech athlete! In this book, voices of world-renowned female rowers emerge to fight for diversity and sportsmanship. The book responds to the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 that will be the most gender-balanced Olympic Games in history – with an expected 48.8 percent of women’s participation in all sports.
Seven Czech Authors for Your Autumn Reading
I am sure many people will agree with me if I say that one of the best ways to spend the autumn evening is to lay under a warm blanket with a cup of tea or cocoa and read a great book. During the last quarantine in spring, we recommended quite a number of movies for you to watch. In case you like to read and have some spare time during the pandemic, I would also like to recommend to you some excellent Czech authors that you should try!
Tenant’s Manual: Feel at Home in the Czech Republic
Are you moving to the Czech Republic? Living abroad is an exciting but challenging experience at the same time. Sometimes, renting an apartment can be complicated and we certainly want you to feel at home abroad! That’s why it’s useful to have someone or something to help you out. We prepared the tenant’s manual to make it easier for you and we have summed up some important points.
Tips to Trade Second-Hand in Czechia: It’s Better Than You Think
Did you just move into your new home and have a lot of stuff on your shopping list? Maybe a new table, a reading lamp, a cooking wok or a comfortable chair? Or vice versa, you are going to move out, and you need to get rid of everything in your flat. Or you are one of those people who care about the planet and try to reduce their carbon footprint.
Survey: How Will the US Citizens Living in the Czech Republic Vote in the US Presidential Election?
On Tuesday, November 3, the race for the next US president and vice president will come to a close. According to the latest polls, the battle will be decided between the incumbent Donald Trump and his vice president Mike Pence, or Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris. Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many US citizens including those living in the Czech Republic won’t miss their chance to choose the next president. For whom will those residing in the Czech Republic cast their vote?
Spooky Czech Stories and Tales to Tell on Halloween
The spooky season is here but the coronavirus makes it more difficult for us to truly enjoy it. Everyone would like to live their lives the way they had before the pandemic and there is no wonder many people feel like they are wasting their lives by being stuck indoors since the world has basically stopped. This might be the perfect time to escape the unpleasant reality by telling stories. And what could possibly be better than telling spooky stories now that Halloween is just around the corner?
Heating Season in the Czech Republic: How to Stay Warm in Your Apartment During Winter
Cold winter months are slowly but surely approaching and the heating season has come. Nowadays, a house or an apartment can be heated in different ways. How to heat as cheaply as possible? By using the heater correctly, you can also save money during the heating season. With today’s article, we will give you a few tips on how to deal with heating in the Czech Republic.