Category: Culture

Prague Christmas Markets
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Public Christmas Trees: A Bittersweet Story

Public Christmas trees appear every December, but the first one was the work of a man with a tragic life, all thanks to a veritable Christmas miracle.

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Saint Martin's Goose
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Saint Martin’s Goose: Well and Truly Cooked

Unlike the days of All Saints on the 1st of November and All Souls on the 2nd, the 11th of November is a day dedicated to just one saint: Saint

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Cemetery at Dušičky
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Dušičky: Czech Halloween

While the western culture celebrates Halloween, the Czechs have a holiday of their own - Dušičky, "The Little Souls", a beautiful rememberance of the dead.

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Good King Wenceslas
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Good King Wenceslas

What does a 10th century Duke of Bohemia have in common with a Victorian Christmas carol? Turns out that quite a lot.

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