Dagmar's Blog

Ancestry, genealogy, and Czech Republic through the eyes of genealogist

Uniqueness of Czech Beer

Czech beer brewing has a long tradition and is one of the most famous in the world. According to Czech regulations, beer means a frothy drink made by fermenting wort prepared from malt, water, untreated hops, processed hops or hop products and brewer´s yeast. From a sensory point of view, Czech beer can be characterized […]

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Kris Quinn's review of Ancestry Tour

Visit to the Czech Republic Hi, my name is Kris Quinn and I am a US citizen from the state of Maryland. During the Fall of 2019 I visited the Czech Republic for nine days, living a childhood dream. To fulfill this dream and find where my maternal and paternal grandparents were born and where […]

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Czech footprints in the USA

… A brief history of immigration from the Czech Republic to the USA In 1840, a potato crop failure caused by mold hit Europe. Famine broke out in Ireland and drove thousands of emigrants to America. Hunger also affected Bohemia, but the country still had an almost medieval serf system that did not allow free […]

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