Tres Bohemes | A Place for Everything Czech http://www.tresbohemes.com Bringing you information about Prague and the Czech Republic Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:00:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 100290941 All About Doggie and Pussycat: A Czech Classic of Children’s Literature http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/11/all-about-doggie-and-pussycat-a-czech-classic-of-childrens-literature/ Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:00:56 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24231 All About Doggie and Pussycat: How They Kept House and All Sorts of Other Things As Well (Czech: Povídání o pejskovi a kočičce: Jak spolu hospodařili a ještě o všelijakých jiných věcech) is a charming Czech children’s book about a dog and a cat who live together in a house and wish to do everything...

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The Tale of the Headless Gingerbread Men http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/11/the-tale-of-the-headless-gingerbread-men/ Fri, 02 Nov 2018 11:00:02 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24203 Two weeks ago, we wrote about the mysterious legend of The House at the Golden Well (Czech: Dům U Zlaté Studně), which follows the story of Ľubomíra, a housemaid who fell into the house’s well while looking for gold and died. According to the legend, her ghost continued to haunt the building for many years...

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Jawa 350TS Motorcycle with Velorex Sidecar http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/11/jawa-350ts-motorcycle-w-velorex-sidecar/ Thu, 01 Nov 2018 12:00:23 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24220 Here it is, your chance to own an awesomely cool Czech Jawa 350TS Motorcycle with Velorex Sidecar! This beautiful motorbike is located in Lombard, Illinois and let me tell you – had we won the 1.6 billion dollar lottery last week, this is one toy I would have loved to have owned! It has been restored to...

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Pilsner Urquell Czech Beer Limited Edition Lunch Box http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/10/pilsner-urquell-czech-beer-limited-edition-lunch-box/ Wed, 31 Oct 2018 12:00:50 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24211 Well here’s a novel idea… A Pilsner Urquell lunch box. Send little Honza to school the Czech way! ;) But seriously, this is a nice tin case which is currently being sold on eBay and when we saw it, we just thought that for sure, one of our readers would appreciate this little gift! The link...

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Czech America in the Struggle for Independent Czechoslovakia http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/10/czech-america-in-the-struggle-for-independent-czechoslovakia/ http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/10/czech-america-in-the-struggle-for-independent-czechoslovakia/#respond Sun, 28 Oct 2018 11:00:21 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=22463 As we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the independence of Czechs and Slovaks from the Austro-Hungarian oppression and the foundation of Czechoslovakia on October 28, 1918, we should also remember the role the Czech Americans played on behalf of their homeland. This is why we are thankful to guest author Miloslav Rechcígl, Jr. for his...

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The Legend of The House at the Golden Well http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/10/the-legend-of-the-house-at-the-golden-well/ Fri, 19 Oct 2018 11:00:56 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24184 The House at the Golden Well (Czech: Dům U Zlaté Studně) is a baroque building situated on the corner of Karlova and Seminářská street in Prague. It was built during the 14th century and, since then, it has undergone multiple reconstructions. The last reconstruction of the exterior took place in 1769 and resulted in a...

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The Czech Cinematographer Who Shot Breakfast at Tiffany’s http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/10/the-czech-cinematographer-who-shot-breakfast-at-tiffanys/ Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:00:23 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24169 Breakfast at Tiffany’s is a classic American film which has been preserved in the National Film Registry for being “Culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”. The image of Holly Golightly, played by Audrey Hepburn, standing on Fifth Avenue in a classic black dress with her hair done up and a cluster of pearls around her neck...

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The Story Behind the Ceiling of the National Theater http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/10/the-story-behind-the-ceiling-of-the-national-theater/ Fri, 05 Oct 2018 11:00:52 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24153 The National Theater (Czech: Národní divadlo) is one of the most significant cultural monuments in the Czech Republic. Its stage has seen performances by world-renowned artists and its balconies have hosted countless famous guests and figures. To this day it remains a symbol of national identity and pride. If you have ever been inside the...

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Breakfast in the Czech Republic http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/09/breakfast-in-the-czech-republic/ Fri, 28 Sep 2018 11:00:31 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24127 Breakfast has often been called the most important meal of the day and, according to novinky.cz, the Czech people certainly agree with this statement. Breakfast (Czech: snídaně) is enjoyed by the majority of the Czech people. Only about 14% of Czech people skip breakfast regularly. The rest of the population start their day with a...

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The Beautiful Baroque Church of Litomyšl http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/08/the-beautiful-baroque-church-of-litomysl/ Fri, 24 Aug 2018 11:00:11 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24112 The Piarist Church of the Discovery of the Holy Cross (Czech: Kostel Nalezení svatého Kříže) is a beautiful Baroque style church located in the town of Litomyšl in the Czech Republic. The Piarist order was first brought to the town of Litomyšl in 1640 by Frebonie of Pernštejn. The Piarists were an order of teachers...

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All About The BurgerFest of Prague http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/08/all-about-the-burgerfest-of-prague/ Wed, 22 Aug 2018 11:00:21 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24089 BurgerFest is a two day festival which if you can’t smell from miles away, takes place at the Exhibition Grounds in Holešovice, Prague. The BurgerFest is the biggest burger festival in all of Europe, and probably one of the only ones is the city. The name basically describes the festival for itself, it is a huge gathering...

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Simple Sauerkraut Soup Recipe http://www.tresbohemes.com/2018/08/simple-sauerkraut-soup-recipe/ Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:00:00 +0000 http://www.tresbohemes.com/?p=24078 This simple recipe combines traditional Czech ingredients such as sauerkraut and klobasa in a soup which is easy to make and delicious. This easy sauerkraut soup uses just a few ingredients and yet it provides lots of flavor. It is warming and hearty, making it perfect for rainy days and winter evenings. The addition of...

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