Beggars of Prague

Of course we have them and visitors notice them. To my surprise though, they most often ask: “How come those begging are so behaved?” My guests often tell me that in other countries beggars are much more aggresive and persistent: pulling their sleeves, walking with them for miles, talking to them or just repeating some […]

Czech March – a National Month of Reading

Apparently books are the most popular presents for us Czechs. They probably always have been because I remember that even when I was attending elementary school, kids were always talking about the books they got for Christmas or for good grades at the end of the school year.