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You have already discovered two Czech spring traditions in our part one, but it’s definitely not everything the country’s traditions have to offer. Easter and the Burning of the Witches might be two of the biggest spring holidays in the Czech Republic, but there’s much more to celebrate as winter says goodbye. With March’s snow melting and the days (probably) getting warmer, it’s time to step outside and enjoy the sunnier days and the first hints of green showing up around the city. Here are two other big celebrations to discover this Spring.  The Day of Love May 1st is officially Labor Day in the Czech Republic (as in many other countries) but many Czechs refer to this date asRead more.

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With Easter just around the corner, we decided it’s the right time to highlight a few of the greatest and most popular Czech Easter traditions Kraslice Kraslice, also known as a hand-painted and decorated egg, is one of Easter’s most famous symbols. There are many ways to paint an egg, depending on the skills and instruments of the craftsmen. For example, the most common materials used are beeswax, straw, hay, watercolors, onion peels, and picture stickers. As for designs, some of the go-to patterns are geometric, flowers and leaves, and snowflakes. There are no limits to the color scheme, so you can get as creative as you wish! Fun tradition: girls give their decorated eggs to boys who whip themRead more.

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Founded in 2012 by three university students, Pragulic is as unique as they come: a company meets social enterprise where the homeless give tours of the city. After all, who knows the city better than the homeless? Not only the Prague that everybody knows and loves, but also the hidden nooks, the underground, and the dark corners that most visitors never get to see or understand. All of the tour guides at Pragulic were once homeless. Some of them have since secured housing, overcome their addictions, and found regular jobs. Others continue to experience homelessness, living in unstable accommodations or using shelters for refuge. Their income from Pragulic is just one more step towards regaining their lives back.  What the Tours AreRead more.