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Jewish Prague |
9 September 2009

The history of Judaism in the Czech Republic and contemporary Jewish culture.

Retro retreats

By Kateřina Heilmann | Prague Daily Monitor |
7 Sep 2009

Despite modern accoutrements, sleeping semirough may be falling out of favour. A trip to a recreational area on the Berounka river shows that Czechs are becoming less enthusiastic about spending weekends at their cottages.

Kateřina Heilmann is a staff writer and translator at the Monitor. She likes writing about cycling and culture.
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Breaking out of the doldrums

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
7 September 2009

I went on a ride with my two lovely ladies a few days ago. It was a beautiful day, and we were all feeling a bit lazy for some reason. So I suggested we hop on our bikes and take a ride down to Roztoky, get a beer and a bite to eat at Hospůdka Zvířátka, and cycle back.

Blowing their horns

Prague Post |
4 September 2009

Prague has several good, centrally located jazz clubs, but their schedules are generally indistinguishable.

Ten days that shook the world

Prague Post |
4 September 2009

A photo exhibit kicks off the 20th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution and places events in a larger context.

Relax already: massage in Prague |
2 September 2009

Among the many changes that have occurred in Prague over the last decade, massage is one of the most remarkable. Prague’s offerings include an ever-growing list of massage therapies, and here's the breakdown.

The growing fourth pipe phenomenon

By Evan Rail | Prague Daily Monitor |
1 September 2009

More and more pub owners in Prague are switching over from monopolistic suds to beers from independent brewers.

Flats, Hills, Gingerbread & Pain

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
1 September 2009

I was looking for an excuse not to ride. In the end, I was presented with many, but took none.

Retracing a life-saving journey

31 August 2009

At home in London, Lisa Midwinter packs for a journey into her past; four days during which she, her son, and her granddaughter will relive her childhood experiences; four days to retrace her route out of Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia, and to meet the man whose actions saved her life.

"The Chamberlain Effect": When did World War Two really begin?

Radio Prague |
31 August 2009

British historian and politician David Faber's book, Munich: The 1938 Appeasement Crisis, focuses above all on the role of the British political establishment in the events leading up to the Munich Agreement.

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