The tunnels were carved out by prisoners during World War II. (JANA VEJMELKOVÁ) Czech-Saxon Switzerland is known as the ideal place for those who love hiking. The diverse landscape is full of city-like rock formations, deep gorges and passes and offers visitors plenty of opportunities to relax in the midst of beautiful natural surroundings. If you like military history and happen to be in the area, be sure to check out the Rabštejn-Janská underground airplane factory complex that dates to back to World War II, located near Janská and Česká Kamenice. Today it’s a museum run by local enthusiasts. Only four of the original seven planned underground structures were completed: A, B, C and H, which isn’t accessible to theContinue Reading

The fifth annual Music on Film Film on Music Festival’s (MOFFOM) kicks off today, offering a four-day all you can take buffet of music, film, and every genre in between. Centered around the character-saturated Palác Lucerna, the festival will also screen movies at Svetozor and Evald cinemas. Indicative of this year’s New York City theme, today’s events cover the far corners of the cultural spectrum of NYC, opening with a screening of The Producers and closing the night with DJ Organic and Kevin Fitzgerald’s mix of reggae, soul, hip-hop, and funk. Other NYC-themed films being shown include a documentary of the essential New Yorkers, Gogol Bordello, Gogol Bordello Non-Stop. A look back on the infamous 1977- year of serial killersContinue Reading