Unique Czech landscapes and cultural areas

Unique Czech landscapes and cultural areas

By Tereza Kaiseršotová, Raiffeisen Bank in the Czech Republic |  Although the Czech Republic is not one of the biggest countries on the European continent, it is rich in historical and natural beauty. This relatively small country in the heart of Europe has something...
Easter holidays in Czechia, a festival of whipping

Easter holidays in Czechia, a festival of whipping

By a Czech woman who wishes to remain anonymous | As a child, I had very mixed feelings about Easter. On the one hand, it was a time when we all got together around a table, painted eggs and our parents and grandparents all told us stories about their lives. I loved...
Czech glass conquers the world

Czech glass conquers the world

by Petra Kopecka, Raiffeisen Bank in the Czech Republic | The beginnings of Czech glassmaking date back to the 13th century. The oldest glassworks were established in mountainous areas, where there were sufficient supplies of wood, water and other raw materials such...
Vaclav Havel, a Czechoslovak Treasure

Vaclav Havel, a Czechoslovak Treasure

Source: ČTK By Petra Kopecka, Raiffeisen Bank in the Czech Republic | On 18 December, the Czech Republic commemorates the tenth anniversary of Václav Havel’s death. Let’s take a look at what makes this man so special. Vaclav Havel (*5. 10. 1936 Prague,...