You can’t spend Christmas in the Czech Republic without traditional carp, Pelíšky (Cosy Dens), shoe throwing, and golden pig. Discover the weirdest and most random traditions followed by every Czech in our article!   Carp and the potato salad Carp has been the main character of the Czech Christmas dinner table for hundreds of years, followed by generations. The carp sales started this week, and you can buy fish everywhere in Prague in large tanks full of fresh water. For instance, in Prague 7, the price for carp was 129Kč/kilogram.  The carp first appeared on the Christmas table in the 19th century near the fish farm city of Třeboň, and since then, it has become a beloved dish among the Czechs. Usually,Read more.


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.