Tres Bohemes | A Place for Everything Czech http://www.tresbohemes.com Bringing you information about Prague and the Czech Republic Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:00:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 100290941 Top 5 Places to Workout In Prague http://www.tresbohemes.com/2019/01/top-5-places-to-workout-in-prague/ Wed, 16 Jan 2019 12:00:09 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24605 Physical fitness is one of the best steps to a healthier mind, body, and soul. Not only is exercise good for your physical appearance, but staying active is known to have many long-term benefits including the prevention of diseases like cancer and diabetes. Regular exercising can help reduce depression and stress levels, boost memory, and...

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The Beautiful Baroque Troja Chateau in Prague http://www.tresbohemes.com/2019/01/the-beautiful-baroque-troja-chateau-in-prague/ Sun, 13 Jan 2019 13:00:40 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24467 Troja Château is indeed a remarkable and exceptional building. In fact, it would be better to call it a villa instead of a château, because it echoes the opulent Roman suburban villas which its builder, Count Wenzel Adalbert of Sternberg, encountered on his long journey. The spectacular houses amidst endless gardens mesmerized him to such...

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How to Make Czech Linecké Cukroví http://www.tresbohemes.com/2019/01/how-to-make-czech-linecke-cukrovi/ Fri, 11 Jan 2019 12:00:49 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24378 Linecké cukroví are a type of classic Czech Christmas cookie which are incredibility popular throughout the Czech Republic, especially around the holidays. These delicious jam filled cookies can be spotted on almost every Czech table at Christmas time and if you have ever tried one, it is not hard to see why. These traditional cookies...

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The History Of Amati Instrument Production http://www.tresbohemes.com/2019/01/the-history-of-amati-instrument-production/ Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:00:37 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24546 In Kraslice, a city known as the cradle of musical instrument production in Bohemia, the records of the production of stringed instruments can be seen all the way back to the first half of the 17th century. By the 18th century, the music industry had made a leap from producing strictly violins to wind instruments. Before...

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Beautiful Handmade Czech Bottle Holder Necklaces http://www.tresbohemes.com/2019/01/beautiful-handmade-czech-bottle-holder-necklaces/ Tue, 08 Jan 2019 12:55:17 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24406 It’s true, we humans love surprises, secrets, the mystique of hidden treasure and sudden delights to the senses; it is little wonder, then, that the miniature and wearable Czech bottle holder necklaces of such thrill and fascination for their collectors. Jewelry has always been similar to clothing when it came to portraying rank and wealth....

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How to Make Czech Vanilkové Rohlíčky http://www.tresbohemes.com/2019/01/how-to-make-czech-vanilkove-rohlicky/ Fri, 04 Jan 2019 12:00:40 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24327 Vanilkové rohlíčky are a type of traditional Czech Christmas cookie which has a mild vanilla flavor and a slightly nutty texture. They are very fragile cookies, with a fine flavor and a pretty appearance. Vanilkové rohlíčky are usually shaped into tiny delicate crescents. This is where they get their name, which translates to “Little vanilla...

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Moravian Maurice Grau and the Metropolitan Opera http://www.tresbohemes.com/2019/01/moravian-maurice-grau-and-the-metropolitan-opera/ Thu, 03 Jan 2019 13:00:15 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24387 “The family with Czech roots who popularized musical theatre, ran the Metropolitan Opera, and published insightful books on theatre were the Graus. Maurice Grau was the universally loved head of the Met, his brother toured North America producing repertory opera-musicals, and another brother wrote the books.”  The quote came in the form of a comment...

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Listen to Bill Clinton Play Saxophone Live in Prague http://www.tresbohemes.com/2019/01/listen-to-bill-clinton-play-saxophone-live-in-prague/ Wed, 02 Jan 2019 12:00:29 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24304 As a child growing up in Arkansas, William Jefferson Clinton had a passion for music and considered it to be one of his favorite hobbies. He especially loved jazz music and favored the sound of the saxophone, so it was no surprise when he started playing and practicing daily. In school he played in the jazz ensemble,...

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How to Make Czech Pracinky http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/12/how-to-make-czech-pracinky/ Fri, 28 Dec 2018 12:00:30 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24317 Pracinky are traditional Czech Christmas cookies with a rich chocolate flavor and a delicate, buttery texture. Due to the inclusion of cinnamon and clove, the cookies have a pleasant and mild spiced taste. The addition of these spices also provides a delightfully festive fragrance whilst the cookies are baking. Ingredients 3 1/2 cups all purpose...

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One-Pot Cooking in a Czech Remoska http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/12/one-pot-cooking-in-a-czech-remoska/ Wed, 26 Dec 2018 13:00:21 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24336 Does anyone recognize this item? Why, it is an old Czech Remoska. So what is a Remoska you ask? The Remoska is a highly efficient electric mini-oven with a lid that does the cooking. The ones above are old Czech models, but that does not mean they are no longer being used. In fact, many Czech...

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A Glimpse of Czech Craftsmanship at the Christmas Markets http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/12/a-glimpse-of-czech-craftsmanship-at-the-christmas-markets/ Fri, 21 Dec 2018 12:00:58 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24270 Czech people have long been known for their quality work and attention to detail. The Czech Republic is home to famous artists such as Alphonse Mucha, Antonín Dvořák, and Božena Němcová, all of whom are remembered for their talent as well as the high quality of their work. This high quality, however, is not limited...

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The Czech Duchess Who Murdered Her Mother-In-Law http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/12/the-czech-duchess-who-murdered-her-mother-in-law/ Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:00:34 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24262 Drahomíra is remembered today as the Duchess of Bohemia and the mother of the famous Saint Wenceslaus. She reigned as the Duchess of Bohemia from 915 to 921, after she married Vratislaus I, Duke of the Přemyslid dynasty. However, many people remember her for a much darker reason. In 906, young Drahomíra married Vratislaus who,...

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