Tuesday, 11 August 2020

Life

Running festival at the airport

RunCzech |
21 Jul 2020

Last weekend, some 2,600 runners took part in a once-in-a-lifetime event, the 5km Runway Run organized by RunCzech. Runners were running with planes taking-off or landing over their heads at Prague airport.

Pack your bags: Regiojet to launch affordable train to Budapest this summer

Expats.cz |
21 July 2020

The news comes on the heels of Regiojet's recent launch of overnight trains to Croatia, which have been so popular that many trains sold out.

Do you know your Bohemisms? These English words were borrowed from Czech

Expats.cz |
22 July 2020

It's well known that words like "tolar" and "robot" have Czech roots but some of these may surprise you.

Small is beautiful: Prague museum focuses on micro miniature art

Radio Prague |
20 July 2020

Prague is home to many museums. But only one, the Museum of Miniatures, requires visitors to use a microscope or magnifying glass to view its exhibits, which belong to the micro miniature art genre.

Moravská Třebová – a neglected pearl of the Renaissance

Radio Prague |
20 July 2020

The town of 10,000 inhabitants on the way from Prague to Olomouc offers an unexpected encounter with one of the oldest Renaissance monuments north of the Alps.

Fun things to do in Prague this weekend

Expats.cz |
17 July 2020

This week's line up of events and exhibits have got food lovers, families, and audiophiles covered.

Six summer vacations for every type of adventurer

Expats.cz |
17 July 2020

From luxury yurts with exotic animals outside your balcony to romantic getaways for couples, there's something for everyone across the country.

Brno launches celebrations to mark Mendel's 200th birth anniversary

Brno Daily |
16 July 2020

The City of Brno has begun early celebrations of Gregor Mendel's 200th birthday, which will fall in 2022. From Friday until Sunday, a festival in his name will feature a variety of educational and entertaining activities.

Commemoration at WWII-era concentration camp for Roma to give Award for Humanity to Gwendolyn Albert

Romea |
15 July 2020

On Sunday, 2 August, Roma Holocaust Memorial Day will be commemorated at Lety u Písku. The relatives of the concentration camp victims will give their annual Award for Humanity to Gwendolyn Albert for her activity in the area of defending human rights, especially those of the Romani women who have been forcibly sterilized in the former Czechoslovakia and present-day Czech Republic.

A welcoming ruin in the Czech countryside

Domus |
15 July 2020

ORA Architects reconverts a 17th century rural building, maintaining the brick shell but completely transforming its interiors.

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