Saturday, 24 October 2020

Life

Libušín – a jewel of folk Art Nouveau in the Beskids

Radio Prague |
19 October 2020

One of the symbols of the Beskid Mountains – a legendary cottage – reopened to the public this year, six years after a fire.

Fun things to do in Prague and their at-home alternatives

Prague Daily Monitor |
19 Oct 2020

If there’s one thing that we can say for certain about Prague, it’s that it’s never boring! While Prague undoubtedly has tons of great locations that sport fun activities to engage in, it’s also pretty easy to make your own fun at home if you’re staying there. Here are a few fun activities you can try out in Prague and their at-home alternatives for when you’re having a lazy day.

Curtains for the Globe? An expat landmark may be facing its final act

Expats.cz |
16 October 2020

The English-language bookstore and café is currently fighting for survival due to the Covid crisis; here's how you can help.

Castles, chateaux saw a drop of 1 million visitors this year

Expats.cz |
16 October 2020

Unsurprisingly, visits to the main tourists sites in the Czech Republic were down significantly in 2020 due to forced closures of cultural venues to stop the spread of coronavirus.

EP2: Michal Šimíček

Radio Prague |
16 October 2020

Despite being only 35, Michal Šimíček heads the Blood Cancer Research Group in Ostrava, a team doing very exciting work in the field of cell therapy. In this episode of Czech Next Wave, he discusses how seemingly revolutionary cell therapy works, how it compares to chemotherapy.

Jan Šibík on the death of his trade, mobile pics and the coronavirus crisis

Radio Prague |
16 October 2020

Jan Šibík is one of the Czech Republic's top photojournalists. In a recent interview for Czech Radio, the photographer spoke about the demise of photojournalism, what he thinks about mobile phone pics and his plans to produce a book of photographs about the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

Comenius' signet ring still carried by descendants

Radio Prague |
16 October 2020

A signet ring which the famous Czech pedagogue and philosopher Jan Amos Komenský gave his daughter is reportedly still in possession of his descendants.

Neratov – a place where miracles happen

Radio Prague |
13 October 2020

In the valley of Divorká Orlice, which forms a natural border between the Czech Republic and Poland, you will find the village of Neratov. Its Baroque church is home to a statue of the Virgin Mary that is reputed to perform miracles.

Christmas tree for Old Town Square selected, but fate of markets remains unknown

Expats.cz |
12 October 2020

The fate of Prague's Christmas markets for the 2020-21 season remains unknown due to the current Covid-19 epidemic in the Czech Republic, but a Christmas tree for Old Town Square has already been selected. Should the markets be held, Prague's Old Town Square will be adorned with a 19-meter-tall Norway Spruce harvested from private land in Jílové, near Prague.

Czech and international subscription boxes for your stay-at-home pleasure

Expats.cz |
12 October 2020

From books and toys to booze, there's no better time to sign up for a monthly box of comfort delivered to your doorstep.

Syndicate content