Friday, 3 July 2020

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Prague's Church Night lets you see inside 126 sacred spaces

Expats.cz |
9 June 2020

This year's edition of Noc kostelů is a bit scaled back but still offers access to some interesting places of worship.

Travel Brno: Ideas for getting out of town

Brno Daily |
9 June 2020

With the slow loosening of the restrictions brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, many people are beginning to feel the urge to travel somewhere, anywhere. If you really need to get away, there are some options that will be available. Just make sure to do your homework before you invest money or emotion.

Civic Forum's Jan Urban on 30th anniversary of 1990 elections

Radio Prague |
9 June 2020

Exactly 30 years ago, on June 8 and 9, 1990, the first free elections to Czechoslovakia's Federal Assembly in over four decades were held. Following extremely high turnout, the Civic Forum, which had led the Velvet Revolution, received 53 percent of the vote. Jan Urban was the leader of the Civic Forum's candidate list at that time.

A Prague-based quarantine podcast emerges from lockdown with new episodes ahead

Expats.cz |
8 June 2020

What do you do after quarantine when you've started a podcast about life in quarantine?

Prague uncovered: Brutalist architecture is friendly once you get to know it

Expats.cz |
8 June 2020

No genre of architecture divides people like Brutalism, but some examples in Prague are stand outs.

Invalidovna: Prague's sprawling Baroque architectural gem

Radio Prague |
8 June 2020

Decidedly off the well-trod Prague tourist path, the massive early 18th century Baroque complex Invalidovna is nonetheless one of the city's architectural gems. It has also served as a backdrop for many films.

Five gardens to visit in Prague this weekend

Expats.cz |
5 June 2020

This weekend sees the tenth annual weekend of Open Gardens. Visit one of these beautiful green spaces.

Fun things to do in Prague this weekend: iconic art, roller skating, and barbecue

Expats.cz |
5 June 2020

Plenty of options for film this upcoming rainy weekend and, if the weather holds, rooftop!

The 2020 guide to international schools in Prague and CR

Expats.cz |
5 June 2020

As the 2020 school year draws to a close, many private-schools have traded classrooms for computer stations in light of the coronavirus pandemic that rapidly began its spread throughout Europe earlier this spring. How has private school education changed and what does the future hold?

Czech "Machu Picchu" becomes popular wedding location

Radio Prague |
5 June 2020

A few years ago, archaeologists excavated the remains of a medieval church on a small hill in the middle of Slavkov Forest in western Bohemia. Since then the remains of the Church of St. Nicholas, dating back to the 13th century, have become one of the most visited local landmarks and a popular site for romantic weddings.

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