Friday, 29 May 2020


John M. Coggeshall – An American anthropologist in Prague

UniMedia |
26 May 2020

John M. Coggeshall is a professor of anthropology at Clemson University in South Carolina. As a cultural anthropologist, Coggeshall has spent his career researching American regional ethnic and social groups. He was a visiting professor at Charles University in the fall semester of 2019.

FAQs: What to know about traveling to and from Czech Republic this summer |
26 May 2020

Petr Sezemský from Expat Zone helps us get a better idea of the current travel regulations in the Czech Republic.

Wine festival at Grébovka canceled over coronavirus concerns |
26 May 2020

The grape growing season has barely gotten under way, but Prague 2 has already decided to cancel the annual vinobraní harvest festival at the Grébovka villa, which would normally have taken place in September, due to the coronavirus.

RicharDavidArchitekti tops Czech home with a greenhouse

Dezeen |
25 May 2020

Architecture studio RicharDavidArchitekti has built a greenhouse on top of a single-storey family home within an orchard in the town of Chlum.

How the US cavalry saved some of world's most treasured horses in wartime Czechoslovakia

Radio Prague |
25 May 2020

In the closing days of World War Two a US Army unit took it upon itself to drive into a Czech village and rescue some of the most valuable horses in the world. The story has since inspired a Hollywood movie.

Back to work in Prague after the covid-19 quarantine

Prague Daily Monitor |
22 May 2020

I've started working from the office more often and this week has been a full commuting week. What has changed, what is new and how am I adjusting? Here is my update.

History in the making as Czech museum opens face mask exhibition

Reuters |
22 May 2020

In a sign that the coronavirus will one day be history, the Czech National Museum is opening an exhibition of face masks worn to protect against the infection.

Božena Němcová's home restored for bicentennial of her birth

Radio Prague |
22 May 2020

The central Bohemian home of writer Božena Němcová, known today as the "mother of Czech literature", has been restored to its full glory to mark the 200th anniversary of her birth. As of June, visitors can again tour the grand merchant's house in Červený Kostelec where Němcová began to dream of a literary career.

Comic strip

By Vincent Farnsworth | Prague Daily Monitor |
20 May 2020

A Dog Called Hater comic strip is back!

From MTV to Honest Guide

Honest Guide |
19 May 2020

Before catching crooks, Janek the Honest Guide had actually been pretty busy making entirely different videos. Grab the popcorn and enjoy this very special tour.

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