Čapí Hnízdo (the Stork’s Nest in English) is a unique resort, center for luxury accommodation, corporate/social events and leisure activities set in the beautiful countryside Czech landscape, less than 50km southeast of Prague, between Benešov and Olbramovice. In the heart of the picturesque Benešov landscape, guests can enjoy a high-class accommodation, fine international cuisine and […]
Good news for Czech citizens, as the rumors about a potential lift (actually a re-lift!) of visas for those wanting to go to Canada seem to be based on actual facts. Canada’s newly-appointed ambassador to Prague Otto Jelinek, confirmed to the Czech News Agency that Canada abolishing visas for Czechs is a matter of weeks. […]
The Sedlec Ossuary (Kostnice v Sedlci) is a legendary burial place, located inside a small Roman Catholic chapel, beneath the Cemetery Church of All Saints in the Kutná Hora Sedlec suburb. This is one of the most visited sites in the region, attracting over 250 thousand visitors annually. The odd monument is the final resting […]
If you are visiting Prague at the end of November, the the 23rd International Festival of Advent and Christmas Music could be one of the best ways to spend your time. The festival has been traditionally organised in the first Advent weekend, and offers a rich programme of Advent and Christmas music, by national choirs. […]
The Prague Museum Night (Pražská muzejní noc) was initially scheduled for June, 2013, but needed to be rescheduled because of the heavy floods that crippled the capital this Summer. With things back on track, the city is treating her visitors to one of the most entertaining cultural events of the year. The Prague Museum Night […]
A powerful explosion in the center of Prague yesterday has injured scores of people and may have left many trapped beneath rubble. The explosion, believed to be from a gas leak, was powerful enough for tourists packing the Charles Bridge felt the explosion. Police say the explosion appears to be from a natural gas leak rather than some terrorist of other act of violence.
In Prague the announcement that a new design competition is underway to the reconstruction of Stvanice Island was good news. The Czech Chamber of Architects (CCA) is preparing the competition which will reveal the best proposals for rejuvenating the Island. The will cost a reported €500 million euro, according to estimates.
Valentine’s Day is no longer a holiday that is limited to the USA. Love is celebrated all over the world and February 14th tends to become more and more popular worldwide. Celebrating love itself, fusion Hotel Prague launches three romance inspired rooms just in time for Valentine’s: Love fusion, Rock fusion and The Vintage Room.
If you’ve never heard of Špindlerův Mlýn, or Spindler’s Mill, then chances are you never heard of the Hotel Bedriska either. Which is one reason we are reporting on ski destinations that are “out of the way” for 2013. In short, ski enthusiasts miss a lot when they fail to discover places like this Czech ski paradise.