Thursday, 13 August 2020


From Prague to Cape Town – in a Trabant

Radio Prague |
28 August 2009

The East German car, Trabant, was the butt of many jokes during the communist era. A group of Czech travellers are currently gearing up to cross 11 countries and some 20,000 km by Trabant, all the way from Prague to Cape Town in South Africa.

High on Horňácko

By Martin Mráz | Prague Daily Monitor |
28 Aug 2009

Misused by the former communist regime and threatened by pop culture, traditional music and folklore is still kicking.

Pyro Music Laser Fest

Prague TV |
26 August 2009

The Pyro Music Laser Fest brings shock and awe to the Velká Chuchle racecourse on Friday, August 28.

The history and mysteries of Zbiroh Chateau

Radio Prague |
27 August 2009

With the oldest free-standing tower in Bohemia and the deepest well in Europe, Zbiroh Chateau – the oldest aristocratic castle in the Czech Republic – sets several records for its grandeur and of course age, which stretches back to the year 1193.

Exhibition of unique pictures of 1969 Brno protests

aktuálně.cz |
27 August 2009

It was not only Prague that saw street protests against the Soviet-led Warsaw troops invading Czechoslovakia on 21 August, 1968.

Leonard Cohen

Prague.TV |
25 August 2009

Leonard Cohen brings his poetic folk-rock to O2 Arena on Saturday, 29 August, for his second Prague concert in less than a year.

Prostějov |
25 August 2009

Fancy a sporting or cultural holiday? Prostějov, in the heart of the proud Haná region of Moravia, could be just the town to satisfy, even on a budget.

UFOs over Czech skies do battle with sceptics

Radio Prague |
21 August 2009

Last weekend there were reports from around the country of strange lights in the sky, flying about, flaring up, flaring out, chasing each other.

Hotels and restaurants slowly learning how to treat customers

Prague Daily Monitor |
21 Aug 2009

The Czech Republic, unfortunately, has developed something of a reputation for poor service that has been difficult to shake. Service can often be erratic, staff can be surly, and waiters, on occasion, can be unscrupulous in their dodgy calculation of bills.

Out of shape, but back in the saddle

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
20 August 2009

Rolling hills, poppy pods, road fruit and beer on a gorgeously sunny day.

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