Prague Explosion May Have Left Some Trapped

Prague - Courtesy © sborisov - Fotolia.com

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.

Prague’s Stvanice Island to Get Facelift

Štvanice Stadium

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.

fusion Hotel Prague Debuts 3 New Themed Rooms in Time for Valetine’s

fusion-love

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.

Ski Out of the Way 2013: Špindlerův Mlýn

Deep snow at Špindlerův Mlýn

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.

Fusion Hotel Prague Swings Open Its Doors

Fusion Hotel Prague reception desk

Fusion Hotel Prague, Europe’s hippest, hottest and funkiest new hotel, saw its highly anticipated grand opening last month amid much media buzz, a venue that promises to be not just the coolest place to STAY in town, but the coolest place to BE, full stop.

Corrupt Tour Exposes Graft Problems in Prague

Corruption is rife in Prague's murky world of politics (allegedly:) © Jan Kowalski - Fotolia.com

Few can deny that Eastern Europe’s favorite city break has everything going for it. With its combination of cheap, great-tasting beer, its stunning medieval architecture and its beautiful women, Prague is one of the few cities that really doesn’t exaggerate when it claims to have “something for everyone”