Friday, 29 August 2014

Life

Close brush with death gave me chance to become known writer, says humourist Steve Fisher

Radio Prague |
29 July 2014

Steve Fisher has a humorous column in the weekly Reflex that regularly provides a highly amusing take on Czech life from a foreigner's perspective.

Prague's most historical (and not disappointing) tourist attraction

Prague Post |
29 July 2014

The hourly show at the Astronomical Clock is better with some background

World War I centenary

The Prague Post |
29 July 2014

Today marks 100 years to the day since the start of the Great War

The city's LGBT community celebrates the fourth annual Prague Pride

Prague Daily Monitor |
29 Jul 2014

Prague Pride returns to the city for the fourth time this August with a brand new theme.

Telč: A hidden gem for a day trip

Prague Post |
28 July 2014

The Czech Republic is full of hidden gems, those small towns that lack the fame of the likes of Karlovy Vary or Český Krumlov, yet have plenty to offer the visitor.

My Prague – Vadim Erent

Radio Prague |
28 July 2014

Vadim Erent runs Insight Cities, a tour company that promises to give visitors a deeper perspective on the cultural and political histories of more than half a dozen cities, including Berlin and New York

Karel Zeman Museum offers special programmes in summer

Radio Prague |
28 July 2014

It's hard to say when the Karel Zeman Museum in Prague is busier: during the school year or the summer months. The museum, dedicated to the work of visionary Czech filmmaker Karel Zeman, was only opened less than two years ago but has become a major attraction.

Queens of the Stone Age at Forum Karlín

Prague TV |
25 July 2014

The California rockers Queens of the Stone Age will rock Prague's Forum Karlín on Monday, 11 August.

Czech convicts fix bikes for kids in Africa

AFP |
25 July 2014

Inmates at the Heřmanice prison in the eastern Czech city of Ostrava have volunteered to fix old bicycles for a charity serving rural Gambia, where kids use them to reach distant schools.

Slavonice: An undiscovered secret

Prague Post |
25 July 2014

Sleepy town near the Austrian border is seeking UNESCO status

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