Have you ever been West? By West I mean the city of West, located in McLennan County, Texas. It’s a friendly little place with a population of about 3,000 folks, many of them with Czech descendants. This tiny community boasts a remarkably vibrant and long-standing Czech heritage. Yes, there is an abundance of Czechs in the city of...
Who would have thought that The International Order of St. Hubertus was Czech? When Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died at the Cibolo Creek Ranch in Texas, the Huffington Post called called “the International Order of St. Hubertus, an Austrian society that dates back to the 1600s.” Correction… It is a Bohemian society, one founded in what is...
Czech and Slovak cooking is gaining popularity with each passing day. Both the Czech Republic and Slovakia are noted for their hearty, delicious and wholesome meals. The food staples are provided principally by farmland, and include milk, cheese, livestock, wheat, fruit and root vegetables. Czech and Bohemian cookbooks and recipes are provided here so that you can...
If you follow our personal Facebook adventures you will notice that we often go on road trips and post all of the great things we see along the way. On so many of our road trips to the west coast we have driven through Texas and we have noticed that we always see billboards along the...