#LifeInCzechia Have you heard of functionalism in architecture? According to this architectural style, buildings should be designed based on their function. Want to see some? You should come to Brno! The Czech Republic’s second-largest city has many unique functionalist architectural gems. They are not only important for their architectural features but also because they represent the history and lifestyle of their era. So let’s dive right in and feel the vibe of early 20th century Brno!
#LifeInCzechia Living in Czechia and interested in architecture? Have some free time and want to explore the capital? We have some tips for you! Most tourists cling to the old historical buildings, but let me encourage you to take a fresh look at the city. Prague has a unique harmony of old and new. So let’s look at Prague through a different perspective and explore some of its architectural jewels!
#LifeInCzechia Do you love movies? Would you like to get into Czech filmography? Are you tired of watching animated films in Czech dubbing because they’re “for kids”? You can stop worrying. Brno’s most unique cinema Kino Art has introduced a new film cycle for foreigners called Expat Friendly! You’ll be able to catch both older and newer Czech films as well as other foreign films (e.g. Spanish or French), cult classics of various genres, and enjoy animations in their original sound.
The number of foreigners in Czechia has been steadily going up. In the second-largest city, Brno, there are currently more than 40 000 of them. This is also why cultural institutions such as cinemas and theatres slowly begin catering to English and German-speaking audiences. One of such institutions is National Theatre Brno, which now offers performances with English and sometimes German subtitles in its programme in addition to Czech subtitles.
Since Halloween and All Soul’s Day is coming up very soon, we prepared a perfect list of spooky places worth visiting this fall. Get to know historical places, haunted storytellings and escape rooms that will leave you with goosebumps and craving for more. If costumes, mystery and lots of fun are your cup of tea, then continue reading because you will definitely find something for yourself.
Are you a fan of ballet? DANCE BRNO festival is back after a hiatus of two years and it will surely make you want to put on your fancy clothes! The event, taking place on 18-23 October, offers a showcase of almost the entire Czech professional ballet scene. The programme includes performances by companies from Prague, Pilsen, Ostrava, Olomouc, České Budějovice, and Brno. Audiences will be able to see both original works and famous pieces by world-renowned choreographers.
Are you unable to own a pet? Wondering if you should get one? Or maybe you’d like to just spend some time with animals? There are many possibilities to stay close to living creatures and relax in the Czech Republic, even if you cannot own one yourself. We listed several options which will give you the feeling of having a four-pawed friend.
Today, many of us enjoy working in a nice coffee shop. But it can be a bit tricky to find a quiet place with wi-fi to work efficiently. If you are on a hunt for the perfect coffee place in Olomouc, we might have what you need! Our local team fell in love with a gorgeous coffee place called V Lese, located just a few steps away from the office. They hold many of their team meetings there. Let us introduce you to this amazing place.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that Czech cuisine is quite heavy and fatty, so it can be a shock to a foreigner’s system. However, not all of the traditional Bohemian, Moravian, and Silesian dishes are like that. For example, Czechs tend to enjoy soups, which tend to be a little bit lighter. In this article, we’re going to talk about 5 traditional Czech soups – perfect for the upcoming autumn temperatures.
Warm summer isn’t over yet and you might want to enjoy a tasty meal outdoors under the sun before chilly autumn days arrive! In Brno, the mobile restaurant’s community keeps growing and offers more and more choices: ice cream, coffee, burger, pasta, and much more. The “food truck” or mobile canteen truck is inspired by the concept that was invented in New York before being imported to Europe. Very fashionable, this new mode of nomadic catering joins fast food with quality and local cuisine. As it is getting more and more trendy in the Czech Republic, we decided to put together a list of our favorite food trailers in the second biggest Czech city.