Tag Archives: Czech Republic

Kokořín Castle

After five months of ignoring my blog, here I am again.  I thought of writing a long post about why I was MIA  (again) but that would require a lot of words, maybe a series of posts, and I’m just … Continue reading

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Sorbetto with sleeves

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Bless my husband’s aunt for supplying me with fabrics she no longer wants.  She used to sew as a hobby but has no time or interest in it anymore.  I thank her for two reasons: 1) well hello, free fabric, … Continue reading

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First snowfall

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You’d think that after almost ten years living in the Czech Republic I would already be immune to snow and its charm but no, I’m still like a kid who would wait  and wait some more for the first snowfall … Continue reading

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Yesterday in Prague

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Da Emanuel As part of my birthday weekend, my husband took me to Da Emanuel yesterday for lunch. It’s an Italian restaurant owned by Czech celebrity chef Emanuel Ridi.  Apparently, my mother in law watches his TV show which made … Continue reading

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Traditional Czech Christmas cookies: Vanilkové Rohlíčky

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So it will be Christmas soon again.  My husband and I started our Christmas baking early this year.  Unlike each year before when we always started with Linzer cookies, this time our first batch is called Vanilkové Rohlíčky which roughly … Continue reading

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Side trip to Loket

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Before heading home to Prague from Karlovy Vary, we made a side trip to a charming town called Loket where a castle of the same name sits high and mighty on a hill.  We were blessed with a very good … Continue reading

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Karlovy Vary

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Last September 27, my husband and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary.  Yes, 10th!  Man, that makes me feel like a hundred years old. We chose to celebrate it in our own usual style , quietly,  in one of our … Continue reading

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