Celebrating Witch Burning: Czech Republic’s End-April Fest

#LifeInCzechia As winter waves goodbye and the air fills with the promise of spring, the Czech Republic embraces a unique and lively tradition known as Čarodějnice, or Witch Burning Night. Held on the evening of April 30th, this celebration marks an important date in the Czech calendar, heralding the end of cold days and welcoming the warmth of spring with open arms and fiery festivities.

Top 5 Weekend Trips Accessible from Prague and Brno

Whether you’re starting from Prague or Brno, the Czech Republic’s geographical heart in Central Europe provides the perfect springboard for exploring the surrounding countries. And the best part is that you can also reach them by car, bus or train. Each city within reach offers its unique blend of culture, history, and breathtaking landscapes, making for an ideal weekend escape. Here’s a look at some of the most enticing weekend destinations nearby, including the distance from both biggest Czech cities to help you plan your trip.

Are Czechs Tolerant?

If you have decided to move to the Czech Republic, perhaps you are asking yourself whether you’ll be accepted in your new home. There are many reasons to be concerned about moving to a country whose citizens you have possibly never met. In case you think you may struggle with being accepted, let me try to soothe your soul at least a bit and present you Czechs the way they are.