Friday, 17 January 2020


Low-cost flights from Prague |
1 December 2008

Airplane (Courtesy)

Prague is a better European travel base than you might expect.

The Peach Pit: laid-back and quirky

By Emily Mathis |
pdm |
21 Oct 2008

The cave-like bar is a shrine to anything and everything related to Beverly Hills 90210.

Czech author shortlisted for Man Booker International Prize

AKtuálně.cz |
20 March 2009

Arnošt Lustig (ČTK)

Czech author Arnošt Lustig has made the shortlist for the esteemed international literary prize.

Prague-born documentary maker shows ‘man of the people’ side of Iran’s Ahmadinejad

Radio Prague |
20 March 2009

Letters to the President is a documentary about the president of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, known around the world for his verbal attacks on America and Israel.

1969: Radio Prague goes back to the bad old days

Radio Prague |
20 March 2009

In the course of 1969 and 1970 Czechoslovak Radio was transformed back into what it had been in the 1950s, a tool of hard line propaganda.

The story of a Czech WW II airman and his remarkable dog

Radio Prague |
19 March 2009

Many countries have had famous war animals, one remembered in Great Britain this year was Antis, an Alsatian belonging to Czech airman Václav Robert Bozděch.

From carpenter workshop to hip wine store

By Petra Pokorná, Barbara Bindasová |
20 Mar 2009

Wines Home (COURTESY): The top level of the shop houses an art gallery. (COURTESY)The top level of the shop houses an art gallery. (COURTESY)

The recently opened Wines Home was reconstructed from an early twentieth century carpenter workshop in Prague's downtown. It combines modern architecture and a vast wine selection that focues on European vintners.

Barbara Bindasová is a staff writer and translator at the Monitor. She is a graduate student of literature at Charles University.
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Petra Pokorná is a staff writer and translator at the Monitor. She likes writing about local food shops.
You can reach her at You can read more of her stories here.

Nové Město nad Metují

Captain Oddsocks |
18 March 2009

Nové Město nad Metují town hall (Courtesy)

The town was founded in 1501 by the nobleman Jan Černčický, who chose for his settlement a high, rocky outcrop above the Metuje River.

Karel Dyba: Enough is enough

Czech Business Weekly |
17 March 2009

Karel Dyba, a Czech representative to OECD, says it is important for the country, after 20 years of development, to be able to adapt.

Achievements and failures of civil society in central Europe

Prague.TV |
17 March 2009

New York University’s Prague Institute for Democracy, Economy, and Culture holds a conference on Friday, 20 March.

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