Thursday, 23 January 2020


In Photos: A new home for Brno's llamas

Brno Daily |
8 November 2019

Lamacentrum, located in the "Jungle Quarry" in Brno, is run by the non-profit Hády Land Association. The place, which was closed for many years and overgrown with weeds, now runs educational programs for children.

Prague Zoo offering CZK 1 entry for kids during teachers' strike |
6 November 2019

Many schools in Prague and across the Czech Republic will be closed November 6 due to a teachers' strike. Prague Zoo in response is reducing the admission fee for children and students during the strike, and for adults.

Exchange office breaking law, caught on camera

Honest Guide |
5 November 2019

The Czech law gives you 3 hours to get your money back if you fall into an exchange tourist trap. Some of these exchange offices don't obey the law and refuse to give the money back. If this happens to you, call police immediately.

10 best things to do in Prague this week |
4 November 2019

From funk legends and punk rock heroes to something for lovers of burlesque style, this week delivers a feast for the senses

Better Self, Better World conference in Brno

Prague TV/Foreigners |
1 November 2019

Eight speakers from numerous countries and various fields of expertise will participate in the Better Self, Better World conference that is taking place on Saturday, November 30 in Brno.

New memoir details the life of a Czech priest in hiding

Religion News Service |
31 October 2019

In his new book, From the Underground Church to Freedom, international best-selling author and theologian Tomáš Halík shares for the first time the dramatic story of his life as a secretly ordained priest in Communist Czechoslovakia.

Bara Votikova: The YouTube sensation taking on Arsenal in Europe

BBC News |
31 October 2019

Having accumulated 76.2m views and climbing on her YouTube channel, Bara Votikova is a vlogger extraordinaire. She is also a goalkeeper and is set to face Arsenal in the Women's Champions League on Thursday.

Mozart balls: a portrait of the bittersweet life of Jihlava-born painter Barbara Krafft

Radio Prague |
31 October 2019

If asked to picture Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in your mind's eye, odds are you will conjure up one of two images of the Austrian composer – both of which have Czech artistic roots, albeit centuries apart. If not the lead actor from Miloš Forman's Oscar-winning film Amadeus, the image in your head is likely a posthumous portrait by Jihlava native Barbara Krafft.

Why tourists miss this castle?

Honest Guide |
30 October 2019

Most tourists only visit Prague Castle and have no idea they're missing on something cool. Don't be like them, explore. This video might help.

12 essential places to visit if you want to understand Czech culture |
29 October 2019

From forest to moutaintop, castle to square, these must-visit destinations (as chosen by Czechs) are deeply connected to the history and culture of the Czech lands.

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