Prague and surroundings

Náplavka, the final frontier of Prague nightlife

In the summer evenings, often even just walking along the Vltava may become difficult due to the high density of people standing still, sipping a beer and chatting a few centimeters from the river There are cities that change in appearance more than others,...

A postcard Christmas

The most beautiful festivity of the year in the Czech Republic is permeated with the idyllic atmosphere of Josef Lada A soft blanket of snow covers the roof tops of the houses and bell towers. During the day, smiling children with flushed cheeks –...

Boří les, the explosive pine forest

The Boří les, in Southern Moravia, a forest still full of remnants from the Second World War, which the government wants to restore The remediation has begun, near Břeclav, of a pine forest with a disturbing fame, where in addition to the pine cones,...

Prague with Almond eyes

The capital of the Czech Republic has become a favorite destination of Chinese tourism in Europe. We discover the new invasion coming from the Far East While seeming to be not so familiar with good manners, in compensation, they are big spenders and are...

Czech Expo: technology, nature and gallons of beer

Prague seems to have guessed the right moves for its pavilion at Milan universal exhibition This is what the Czech Republic has to exhibit to the world: the best of a Country that is able to renew itself It is a modern metamorphosis that...

The fairy tale spirit of the Czech Christmas

Each year a holiday tradition is renewed which fills both adults and children with joy The Czech Christmas would never be complete without classic fairy tales which are broadcast on TV during the holidays. A little bit like carp, they have now become part...

Czech Christmas, the carp is served

A traditional food of Central Europe, the carp is the true protagonist of the Christmas Eve dinner The southern Bohemia fish farms are the driving force of the fishing economy, a heritage with more than seven centuries of history Marked lips, round eyes and...

Smíchov, encounter of harmonious contrasts

From the Middle Ages to the multinational companies, from the town brewery to shopping: the mix of the district on the left bank of the Vltava river If there is a district in Prague where, more than anywhere else, modernity and the past coexist...

“Czech” Vietnamese, beer and Pho

Last year, the Czech government recognized them as an ethnic and linguistic minority, an important step for the ethnic group that has a more and more notable social and economic influence With more than 70,000 members, of whom about 40,000 have a permanent residence...

Czechs and tea, between culture and business

The Czech Republic is among the first states in Europe per capita consumption of this beverage The čajovna, a peaceful and quiet meeting place, often decorated in oriental style, with music of Tibetan bells and where time rolls by slowly with the odour of...