Friday, 27 March 2020

Life

Brno from B to Ž: A tough-love guide to the city's 48 neighborhoods, part 1 – Bohunice

Brno Daily |
17 March 2020

As fate, as love, or as the alphabet would have it, Bohunice comes first in my journey through the 48 neighborhoods of Brno. This is wonderful to me, for a few reasons.

10 educational resources to help parents survive school closures

Expats.cz |
17 March 2020

Expats.cz have put together a list of tips for teaching kids at home that includes options for both Czech- and English-language learning.

Staying active during these strange times

Brno Daily |
16 March 2020

The Czech Republic is in a state of emergency. The next couple weeks are to be spent inside in order to avoid contracting — or spreading — the coronavirus. There are many ways to stay active so that you stay fit and don't get cabin fever.

20 great novels set in Prague

Expats.cz |
18 March 2020

With all large gatherings in Prague canceled, its perhaps time to stay home and catch up on some reading. Here is a round up of some of the greatest novels about Prague written by non-Czech authors, over the course of 130 years.

Sokolovo - Czechoslovak soldiers' first baptism of fire in the East during WW2

Radio Prague |
16 March 2020

In early March 1943, the first action of the Czechoslovak foreign contingent on the Eastern Front during the Second World War took place around the Ukrainian village of Sokolovo.

13 March 1950: When propaganda, a pub brawl put defending world hockey champs 'on ice'

Radio Prague |
13 March 2020

Czechoslovakia had arguably the best national ice hockey team in the world for years after the Second World War – despite the Communists side-lining a slew of "politically unreliable" star players on the road to building socialism.

Kansas has "the world's largest Czech egg"

Roadtrippers Magazine |
12 March 2020

The 'Czech Capital of Kansas' celebrates its heritage with a larger-than-life painted egg and annual festivities.

8 essential podcasts for people who love Prague and the Czech Republic

Expats.cz |
12 March 2020

Anyone with an affinity for Czech culture and Prague life will want to add these exciting new (and all-time favorite) podcasts to their playlist.

Vít Benešovský - the YouTuber who teaches foreigners Czech

Radio Prague |
11 March 2020

Czech Republic has become an increasingly popular country for foreigners from across the world. This has naturally led to a demand in Czech language courses. One of those who are leading the pack in online Czech teaching is YouTuber Vít Benešovský.

Student life in Czech Republic? Awesome!

Honest Guide |
10 March 2020

Honest Guide's Janek and Honza met with over 500 students to discuss the perks of studying in the Czech Republic. Listen to their stories.

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