Prague On Its Way to Becoming Top 10 Convention Destination

Lenka Žlebková

News from Prague, statistics from the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) for 2013 show the city’s ranking as a congress destination improved over the previous year. As a world congress destination, Prague gains attention on a path to “top 5″ accolades.

A Place with a Great Spirit – Čapí Hnízdo, Czech Republic


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 […]

Canada Lifting Visas for Czechs, a Matter of Weeks


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. […]

Not to Miss Advent Events in Prague: Festival of Christmas Music

festival Christmas Music

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. […]

Prague Museum Night Scheduled September 14

Pražská muzejní noc

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 […]

Prague Explosion May Have Left Some Trapped

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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.