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Bramboráky: Czech Potato Pancakes
“Bramboráky” (potato pancakes) are one of the treasured foods of Czech cuisine.
Prague’s Faust House: home of alchemists and other peculiar residents
Prague’s Faust House, located on the southern side of Charles Square, is associated with a plethora of mysterious stories and legends.
Bohemian Kulajda Soup
Kulajda soup belongs among the traditional dishes of Czech cuisine. But recipes differ with each family.
17:42Landmark Prague Stories
Retracing the steps of Clementinum’s Jesuit astronomers
Directly across from Charles Bridge in Prague’s Old Town stands the Clementinum, home to the National Library and the oldest functioning meteorological station in Czechia.
Utopenec: a Czech pub classic
Sausage pickled with onions in a sweet-and-sour vinegar liquid is a popular Czech cold dish. At many Czech pubs, it is traditionally served with beer.
12:24Landmark Prague Stories
Vyšehrad: The mythical cradle of Prague
Prague's Vyšehrad, which lies on the other side of the river, was once a rival to Prague Castle itself. Today it remains a site connected to many core Czech national myths.
06:56Czech Food Classics
Examining Czech Culinary Heritage
A project underway at the National Museum of Agriculture is examining the history of Czech cuisine.
11:49Landmark Prague Stories
The Tumultuous History of Prague’s Shrine of the Infant Jesus
In the first episode of our series Landmark Prague Stories, we visit the Church of Our Lady Victorious in the Lesser Quarter with its famous statue of the Infant Jesus.
Stories of Czechs in America told through pictures
In a book just out, the renowned Czech author and illustrator Renáta Fučíková tells the story of Czechs in North America. The idea to chronicle stories of Czech immigrants…
Fifteen years of Czech EU membership – a debate
How have Czech perceptions of the EU changed since the country joined the bloc on May 1, 2004? Has the Brexit mess impacted discussion of a potential Czech departure from…