Monday, 28 September 2020

Life

Bike there and hop a train back

Expats.cz |
3 August 2020

The Czech Republic benefits from an extensive network of marked cycle paths, and a well-developed railway network. This creates a wonderful situation for casual cyclists.

Soos Nature Reserve – a journey into the Quaternary

Radio Prague |
3 August 2020

A vast peat bog with numerous mineral springs, dubbed the Czech Yellowstone, is located north of the spa town Františkovy Lázně. It is home to a vast number of protected animal species as well as wetland and halophytes.

Retracing the steps of Clementinum's Jesuit astronomers

Radio Prague |
4 August 2020

Directly across from Charles Bridge in Prague's Old Town stands the Clementinum. The sprawling complex of baroque buildings has been a centre of learning, science, and a rich spiritual life since the Middle Ages.

Prague nightlife heads to the rooftops this year

Expats.cz |
31 July 2020

After the recent reintroduction of mask-wearing at inside events with over 100 people in attendance, finding safe breathing space has become more of an issue for the partiers of Prague. They are increasinly heading to the rooftops for open-air fun.

Lucie Ledvinová on field hockey and studying medicine

UniMedia |
31 July 2020

Originally, she wanted to be a ballerina but 24-year-old Lucie Ledvinová, a fifth-year student at CU's First Faculty of Medicine, choose field hockey cleats over pointe shoes.

BIOCEV's Ruth Tachezy: Taking aim at the unexpected

UniMedia |
30 July 2020

If the novel coronavirus had never hit, Ruth Tachezy would have been doing other things: applying for funding, heading a national reference laboratory, preparing for a mountaineering vacation. Instead, she opted to tackle a higher "mountain", setting her sights on SARS-CoV-2, the pathogen that changed the world drastically in just a few months.

'A soul full of clockworks'

Radio Prague |
30 July 2020

Patrik Pařízek is a specialist in the artistic craftsmanship of historical clocks. So specialised, in fact, he had to search for a Czech university that would let him pursue a doctorate on the subject.

10th edition of Prague Pride to offer hundreds of daily events

Expats.cz |
29 July 2020

This year's Prague Pride will feature more than 100 events across the city and hours of daily streaming for people across the globe, according to event organizers. The jubilee event, now in its 10th year, will run from August 3 to 9.

Czech European Tree of the Year may be much older than previously thought

Radio Prague |
29 July 2020

The Czech pine from the village of Chudobín, which was voted European Tree of the Year 2020, may be much older than previously thought. Experts say the remarkable tree could actually be as old as half a century.

Scammers cheat German TV crew in Prague

Honest Guide |
28 July 2020

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