Insects on the Menu – Entomophagy in Prague

Jiskra loves to experiment with food and began cooking with insects five years ago. The lunch menu was much more extensive than the average insect tasting with mealworms, crickets, grasshoppers and cockroaches on offer. You could eat a three-course cricket meal with crickets in the soup as well as the typically-Czech fried cheese but also covered in chocolate as dessert…

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CZECH CHRISTMAS MARKETS 2016

It’s finally that time of year again! Follow the scent of roasted chestnuts and mulled wine to one of Prague’s many Christmas markets. The Náměstí Míru market is officially open for business and the rest will follow soon. The traditional markets bring hundreds of thousands of tourists to Prague every winter. The seasonal fairs, special…

FOFOLA AND OTHER CZECH YOUTUBE SENSATIONS

Czechs are commonly teased for living in the past; but while local radio stations are still playing hits from 2005, Czechs are getting millions of views on YouTube. Ihned.cz researched the top 10 most watched non-music videos made by Czechs (and Slovaks) and came up with some hilarious results. Read the full article on Prague.TV’s website….

Easter in the Czech Republic

Easter is a popular Christian holiday celebrated by many around the world. However according to the 2010 Eurobarometer Poll, Czech Republic is the 5th most atheist country in Europe. According to this poll, 16% believe that there is a God, 44% believe that there is some sort of spirit, and 37% don’t believe in any type of spirit, God…

Alena Wilson makes little black dresses for real women

Czech fashion designer Alena Wilson finds inspiration, in clients and models who are all “real women.” The 37 year old’s first collection was a series of simple and elegant small black dresses, or SBDs. She says every woman needs two SBDs in her closet: one that is simple and can be worn with anything and…