Monday, 24 June 2019


Southern Bohemia: Region of culture and kayaking

Earthtimes / DPA |
22 July 2009

Since the fall of the Iron Curtain the South Bohemia Region has become very popular with tourists, especially with anglers and water sports enthusiasts from abroad.

How to eat like the Vietnamese

By Eva Pechová, Karolína Vitvarová-Vránková | Respekt |
18 Jun 2009

The Hanoi of Prague remains largely undiscoverd by Czech locals.

Hearts of green

By Milan Gagnon | Prague Daily Monitor |
19 Jun 2009

On the road with the Czech Republic's most devoted football fans.

Novelist Kundera dodges Czech conference

1 June 2009

Czech-born writer Milan Kundera turned his back on his homeland once again when he failed to show up at a major conference on his work last weekend in his southern home city of Brno.

Best festivals of Summer 2009

Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
17 June 2009

Summer is here again and that means long drinks in shady beer gardens, swimming in the lake outside town, ice cream on the square at dusk and an almost non-stop programme of festivals.

Reconnecting roots

Argus Press |
12 May 2009

Frank Winkler Sr. said he wants to keep Shiawassee County's Czechoslovakian heritage alive, and he is doing so by teaching the language to local residents.

Historic town of the year – Šternberk

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
13 May 2009

Last month, in a ceremony at the Prague castle, the Czech Ministry of Culture announced the latest winner of the annual Historic Town of the Year award. Šternberk.

Anti-totalitarian fest expands programme

Radio Prague |
25 February 2009

Mene Tekel exhibition. (COURTESY)

The International multicultural festival against totalitarianism, Mene Tekel, has kicked off a week of activities in Prague.

Top ten of Czech architecture

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
4 March 2009


Cities are made of buildings, buildings are made by architects, and one of the most reliable ways to see the true highlights of a place is to follow the footsteps of outstanding architects as they went about their life's work.

Going to the Opera in Prague

28 January 2009

Intimidated by opera? Suzanne Pergal offers a beginner's guide to the genre, and some tips on seeing one of Prague's internationally renowned productions.

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