St. Nicholas Day – Mikuláš

December 5, 2017 journeyprague 0

Saint Nicholas Day is on the 6th of December, but the celebrating of it begins on the eve thereof (5th). It’s quite a blast being in the country during this celebration! The Legend According to […]

Jan Palach: The Burning Bush

January 16, 2017 journeyprague 0

January 16th marks an important day on the Czech calendar. That same day in 1969, a twenty-one year old student of philosophy committed suicide on Wenceslas Square by setting himself on fire. The young man’s […]

A Very Merry Czech Christmas

January 4, 2017 journeyprague 0

What could possibly make the most beautiful city in the world any more gorgeous? You guessed it; Christmas markets! Sure, Christmas markets aren’t uniquely Czech, but they sure do enhance the experience of visiting the Golden […]

Early Czechs and Great Moravia

August 4, 2016 journeyprague 0

The Lands of The Bohemian Crown, presently known as the Czech Republic, or Czechia, is a land rich with many resources, and a wild history. Bohemia is said to have gotten it’s name from the […]

Přemysl and Libuše

July 29, 2016 journeyprague 2

Around the 8th century there ruled a king named Krok. During his reign, King Krok founded a school where they taught religion, hymns, prophecy, and magic. At this time Magic was considered the highest form […]

Franz Kafka

July 23, 2016 journeyprague 1

Few artists become so famous that they become known by only one name, such as Madonna, Elvis, Picasso, Lovecraft, etc. Prague happens to be the home of one such individual, Kafka. Just the name itself […]

Josef Kazda – A Film Legend

July 23, 2016 journeyprague 0

Josef Kazda– A name most have never heard before, but nonetheless, it should be talked about. Kazda was an amateur film historian, and a true movie buff. Located in the Golden Lane, a colorful little street […]

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