Czechia

Dušičky: All Soul’s Day in the Czech Republic

All Souls Day – the day of remembrance for friends and loved ones who have…

Czech Republic Criticised by European Court of Justice Over Migration Quotas

Hungary, Poland, and the Czech Republic violated the law by refusing to comply with the…

A Look Back At The Velvet Revolution, 30 Years Later

The first demonstrations took place in January 1989. Protesters marking 20 years since Jan Palach…

Better Self, Better World: an English Speaking Conference Worth Visiting in Brno

Eight speakers from numerous countries and various fields of expertise such as engineering, dentistry, personal…

The Birth of Czechoslovakia, 101 Years Ago

When the new country of Czechoslovakia was proclaimed on October 28, 1918, its leaders were…

Most Stores to Close for October 28

October 28 is Independent Czechoslovak State Day, and most large stores over 200 square meters…

Czech Plastic Surgeon Carried Out First Face Transplant on African-American Patient

A man has become the first African American patient to receive a full face transplant…

Czech Uber, Bolt and Liftago Taxi Drivers Under Inspection of Tax Administration

The Czech Tax Administration has introduced controls and checks on taxi drivers using the shared-economy…

Enjoy the (Last?) Warm Weather This Week!

Autumn? No, thanks. Temperatures in the Czech Republic could rise to 22 degrees Celsius this…

Beyond Everyday Socialist Days: Nudism in East Germany Was Also an Attraction

It was December 4, 1989, when the so-called exit clauses—aka special permits—were finally abolished, which…