Sunday, 18 August 2019

Life

The First Defenestration of Prague - what was it and why did it happen?

Radio Prague |
31 July 2019

600 years ago, an angry crowd stormed Prague's New Town Hall and threw its councillors out of the window. The event, which has since become known as the First Defenestration of Prague, is often seen as the starting point of the Hussite Wars. Dr. Pavel Soukup, an expert on medieval history from the Czech Academy of Sciences, talks about the role of the defenestration and how it came to be.

Despite imminent ban, beer bikes will continue to ride on Prague's streets

Expats.cz |
30 July 2019

A ban on beer bikes, on which up 15 tourists can peddle throughout the city while being served pints, was expected to take effect throughout Prague from August. But unfortunately for residents annoyed by the beer bikes – which, some claim, fill the city's historic streets with the kind of behavior that should be reserved for bars or pubs – that ban won't take effect next month as planned.

Honest Guide: Most bizarre tourist attractions

Honest Guide |
30 July 2019

The dark side of tourism in Prague in one short video.

Survey: Exchanging driving licences in the Czech Republic

Brits in the Czech Republic |
29 July 2019

Are you a UK national living in the Czech Republic? The British Embassy in Prague is looking to have a better understanding of your experience of exchanging driving licences as part of the preparations for Brexit. You can help by answering a few quick questions.

From our readers: Earthquake? No, demolition

Prague Daily Monitor |
29 Jul 2019

A Prague Monitor reader shares his experience with last week's demolition of a four-storey building in Prague 5 where he lives.

U Libuše - a picturesque natural pool in the heart of Moravia

Radio Prague |
29 July 2019

Around 24 kilometres east of Brno lies the village of Luleč. This typical Moravian village hides a picturesque natural pool, U Libuše, which is surrounded by rocky cliffs and natural greenery.

Don't Miss: Yoga Session, Latino Night and Circus Brothers

By Narmin Ismiyeva | Prague Daily Monitor |
29 Jul 2019

Are you in Prague this week looking for things to do? We have one event for each day, including yoga in Stromovka and screening of Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel in Karlín.

Don't Miss: Swim & Swing and have a drink

By Narmin Ismiyeva | Prague Daily Monitor |
26 Jul 2019

This weekend, you can swim and swing at Biotop Radotín, watch short movies on a boat, visit Italy on Prague's Kampa island or help the environment by collecting garbage in Modřany.

Exploring Places - NTK

By Narmin Ismiyeva | Prague Daily Monitor |
26 Jul 2019

The National Library of Technology in Dejvice (NTK) is especially popular among the students of the Czech Technical University located nearby, however, anyone can have access to its study areas. Go explore the unique space and the art exhibition it is currently presenting.

Video: Thrill-seekers balance on slacklines in Czech forest

Euronews |
25 July 2019

Thrill-seekers balanced and walked mid-air on lines tied between rock formations in Adršpach last weekend as others practised lower to the ground nearby. They were attending the Adršpach Highline Meeting in northeastern Bohemia.

Syndicate content