The worst floods in a decade, similar with 2002, when 17 people were killed in the Czech Republic, have already crippled the country and are now threatening Germany, Slovakia and Hungary.
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.
The Eastern European capitals of Prague and Budapest are among the least expensive destinations in Europe based on their lodging costs. A new survey from CheapHotels.org unearthed this finding then it compared hotel rates for 30 main destinations in Europe. The time period spanning June through August 2012 served as the basis of comparison.