Monthly Archives: October 2007

Healthy choice

The Prague Post Country launches organic food campaign Many people are choosing to go organic when they reach for a certain fruit, vegetable or even bakery product. Reasons vary — some go green because of food allergies or to avoid unnecessary chemicals in their diet, while others want to support local economies and farmers. And… Read more »

Raising the profile of female artists

The Prague Post New affiliate of Women in the Arts established in Prague A passion for art and the women who create it has led a group of enterprising females to spearhead efforts to make local artists better-known, both here and internationally. Friends of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Czech Republic is… Read more »

Joy is all about the journey, not the finish

Christian Science Monitor As other children raced to the finish line, one French schoolboy followed a different pursuit. “Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling,” said the oft-quoted author Margaret Lee Runbeck. In this case, our station was Paris, and our manner of traveling was a natural meander along… Read more »

Surface deep

The Prague Post New makeup school offers chance to revive your look Bright lights illuminate the room and palettes of color line the counters. An array of brushes is present, as are books and magazines for inspiration. An artist’s studio? Not quite, but pretty close, if one can consider a face a canvas and cosmetics… Read more »

All hail the Green Lobster

The Prague Post Malá Strana hotel offers guests a little piece of history Prague is full of hotels: from the huge and the ultramodern to cozy, intimate getaways. What most travelers remember is the level of service offered, the location and sometimes the hotel’s amenities. Inviting, boutique-type hotels also often present a unique design and… Read more »

Pampered Pooches

Fast Lane Deck out your dog in the latest canine chic People aren’t the only creatures on this planet who like to look good, feel stylish and wear the latest fashions. Dogs take pride in their appearance as well. Okay, maybe it’s the pooches’ parents who reach for the knitted sweater or leather jacket every… Read more »

Sneak Peek

Fast Lane Three Czech designers share their Fall/Winter collections Martina Nevarilova’s Fall/Winter collection was inspired by a photographer friend’s recent trip to Cuba. “I liked his use of colors and tried to combine that, the history of the country and something revolutionary in the collection,” she explains. Navarila-Design is known for its knitwear and easy… Read more »

Bundle up in Burberry

Fast Lane British retailer opens new shop in Prague That iconic check pattern of black, white, tan and red will be spotted a little more around Prague this fall. The reason? The opening of a new Burberry store on Paříška Street last March. It quietly snuck into the fashionable street, and is happily offering the… Read more »