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TV Tower and Hotel Ještěd

Czech Hotels in TV Towers

Opinions differ about the aesthetic value of Prague’s TV tower but hardly anyone can deny that it has become a landmark in …

Open-Air Office in the Park

The people behind the project “Pracovna v parku” plan to establish an outdoor office space in the park Riegrovy Sady. All you need for your work under trees is a table, a chair, electricity and Wi-Fi, the initiators say.

Bike to Heaven

Now you can contribute to a new memorial for Jan Bouchal – “Bike to Heaven” by Krištof Kintera. The organizers say they …

X-Mas Timetable

The town hall has to save money. And where better to do that than on public transportation. This timetable, however, looks rather …

Japanese Tea House in Prague

Built in May 2008 on a hillside between the Prague quarter of Hloubětín and a place known as Aloisovo, this tiny tea …

A Bus Route With a Loop

I owe this one to Ropid: They have discovered a Prague bus line (108) from Bílá Hora to Veleslavín where you – …

A Walk Above the Rudolph Gallery

One of the most remarkable peculiarities from Prague’s history is the Rudolph Gallery, in Czech “Rudolfova štola”, named after the emperor Rudolph …

Public Restrooms Without Keys

I have never managed to figure out why so many restrooms in Prague pubs, sports facilities and public buildings lack a simple …

The Prague Fashion Look 2012

The Prague Fashion Look

After a long time of having been absorbed by work, I barely manage to post one snapshot: The “Fashion Look” trash can.

A shabby Las Vegas

It must be something like the Czech version of Wild West saloons: ubiquitous amusement arcades, called “Herna”, where people also go to …