Creating opportunities for Czech-American millennials to discover their roots

In the 19th century many immigrants from the present-day Czech Republic, settled in Texas, U.S.. It has influenced a local culture, still perceptible in this region. We can here find a town named Praha, and listen to Polka at different festivals or in pubs. How is the new generation perpetuating traditions? We interviewed Austin, who […]

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Can we help our children to better know their roots?

Hi and welcome to all members who joined KITnDO recently! My name is Martina, and I am a founder of this platform. This post is more personal as I’d like to share with you something from my life. In fact, for many expats, summer time is a perfect moment to visit their native country, to spend […]

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Map your heritage abroad

Since KITnDO launched its feature PLACES, we created a special category within it named “Heritage”. We thought it could be very useful for people to have somewhere to record certains happenings important for their community of compatriots living abroad and memories of their ancestors. Isn’t interesting to learn that some particular places used to have […]

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Secrets of the Slovak grandmas … or where you can eat pirohy in New York

Hello readers, Thought it would be great to discover together some of the local New York addresses with family recipes, memories and stories related to them. Let’s start with East-Slovak specialty called “pirohy”, or what is commonly known here as “Pierogies”. When we arrived in New York in 2015, my heart bumped up when I […]

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