St. Vitus’ Cathedral This truly striking piece of architecture, similar to Notre Dame in Paris, is the work of centuries. It began as a chapel, and gradually grew to the soaring edifice so often photographed today. The full name of the cathedral is an impressive one: The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslas, and Adalbert. In keeping with its hefty title, it is the largest cathedral in the Czech Republic. It was established by the legendary Wenceslas (Vaclav) I of Bohemia, the murdered duke who was the inspiration for the 19th-century Christmas carol “Good King Wenceslas”. In the beginning, the cathedral was a small Romanesque rotunda dedicated to St. Vitus. Prague itself was only a very small settlement in theRead more.

It’s Thursday and you’re in the dead of winter and want something other than the everyday vino or pivo to pick you up at the end of the day. Instead of going back into your apartment after work to sit in front of another screen disguised as Netflix, how about going out for some laughs and surround yourself with some fellow expats? As a weekly-goer to comedy shows back in the US, I didn’t plan to stop my binge in Prague. After some quick googling, I came across Prague’s Blood Love and Rhetoric Improv Comedy Show. What is it? It’ll be the highlight of your week where you witness an ingenious group of expats and Czechs put on a completelyRead more.

This is a one-on-one interview with Alysa from Paint & Vino. You can read our related review of their events here. Who are you? I’m Alysa. Where are you from? I’m from the island of Oahu in Hawaii. The land of pina coladas! Why did you change your mind? I checked your LinkedIn and I have found out that you studied criminal law, but now you do such different activities in your life! I studied Criminology and wanted to somehow work my way into the legal system. I interned with the Honolulu police, worked as a legal assistant and at a courthouse in Oregon, but the feeling was never right. I felt like a machine where my main purpose was toRead more.