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A shadow of my former self

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
5 December 2008

Grant's Prague Bike Blog

I felt the sun on my face for the first time in what seemed like weeks.

Why can’t diacritics be used in Czech internet addresses?

5 December 2008

The body which oversees the Czech internet (all sites ending .cz) is called CZ.NIC. Its young director Ondřej Filip explains the arguments against diacritics.

Christmas beer mass at Klášterní pivovar Strahov

Prague Daily Monitor |
4 December 2008

Christmas beer

Tonight, the Strahov Monastery Brewery will host a Christmas
mass and choral concert to celebrate the arrival of the brewery's
special half-dark Christmas beer.

Electric bikes bid for wider use in Czech cities

Aktuálně.cz |
11 November 2008

e-bike (ČTK)

In heavy city traffic, e-bikes are often faster than cars and emit no fumes.

The art of burčák-making

Radio Prague |
3 November 2008

Each year, there comes a time when Czechs enjoy the fresh, fruity and fizzy young wine known as burčák.

Century of Czech ice hockey celebrated in Prague

Radio Prague |
5 November 2008

Tuesday is a real red letter day for Czech sports fans, as a number of special events are being held to mark the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the Czech Ice Hockey Association.

Christmas gifts from around the world

The Prague Post |
28 November 2008

You can do your Christmas shopping at the annual International Christmas Bazaar this Sunday and help support various charities.

Lots of pain, maybe a little gain

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
24 November 2008

Grant discovers an archaelogical dig in Holubice on his latest bike ride.

More Thoughts on Italian Beer Culture

Prague Daily Monitor |
3 November 2008

A big difference between the beer culture in Italy and that of the Czech Republic: education.

Czech model Karolína Kurková voted world's sexiest woman

Reuters |
24 November 2008

Karolína Kurková (ČTK)

Lingerie model Karolina Kurkova has been voted the world's sexiest woman by E! entertainment television.

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