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Betsy Palmer has often been called the ‘All American Girl’ and yet few know that she was actually born Patricia Betsy Hrunek, daughter of Rudolph Vincent Hrunek, an industrial chemist who was an immigrant from Czechoslovakia and Marie Love, who launched the Chicago Business College. Betsy was a 1944 graduate of East Chicago Roosevelt High School and a graduate from...
There seems to exist a very special bond between falconers and their majestic birds. Demonstrations of falconry in the courtyards of Bohemian and Moravian castles and chateaux exist to this day. The beautiful falcon and its prey have evolved their existence together over millions of years. The falcon is adapted to hunting prey and prey has...
Tomorrow would be my grandmother’s 93rd Birthday if she were still alive. She’d surely be just as beautiful as she always was. My grandmother, Marie (born Šrámková) was born on December 5, 1923, in Prague, Czech Republic. Her father was born Josef Šrámek (1900-1929) in Veselé, a small village and municipality in Děčín District in the Ústí nad...
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The colorful banknotes of the Czech Republic feature the faces of renowned Czech figures who are known for their contributions to the Czech culture and identity. Czech crowns, known as Koruny in the Czech language, are the official currency of the Czech Republic. The banknotes of the Czech Republic come in values of 100, 200,...
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We had an exciting weekend. Sunday morning someone emailed me that our interview was posted at Huffington Post! We’re excited about this because they have a large following and it will place Tres Bohemes in front of a lot of new people! You can read the interview here. We’re really excited about this and would love if you...
Sponsored Post The weekend is a time for sports and that’s why today we are looking at a champion of a player. Tomas Rosicky moved back to the Czech Republic this year after a 10-year spell at Arsenal. The Czech midfielder has had an illustrious career from his beginnings at Sparta Prague through to his...
The title, father of modern education, is attributed to Jan Amos Komensky, also known as John Amos Comenius. He was born on March 28, 1592 in Nivnice, Moravia (which is now part of the Czech Republic) and he died on November 15, 1670. From the persecution and hardships he suffered in his life, he came...
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Today (August 1st, 2016) is my mother Kytka’s birthday. In case you don’t know who that is, she is the founder of and an author here at Tres Bohemes.  She is a true bohemian. She was born in the Czech Republic and her parents immigrated to the US in search of a new life without communism....
What better way to pass a crown of beauty than to have Sophia Loren crown the Czech Miss beauty pageant winner. In 2014, that is exactly what happened. Gabriela Franková was crowned Miss Czech Republic for Miss Universe and Sophia was the one who placed the crown on her head. The night was made extra special with the...
Marie Čermínová (1902 – 1980), was a Czech Transgender Artist mostly known as Toyen in the art world. Born in Smíchov, Bohemia, she lived much of her life in Paris. She left home at the age of 16 and worked at a soap factory in Zizkov while putting himself through school. During her 60-year career she was created...
In October of 2015, we shared Falconry in the Czech Republic. There was a lot of talk about the handsome men in the post, so we created another post, The Sexy Rugged Men of Falconry and the ladies just loved it. Guess what we have in store for you today? You guessed it… More men and their...
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Marie Majerová was a Czech born novelist and journalist who started her career at the young age of sixteen as a servant in Budapest. She later traveled to Paris, Prague, and Vienna to pursue her learnings and indulge in her passion for writing. In 1907 Marie published her first real book, a collection of stories called Povídky...