Monthly Archives: April 2008

Used Bookstores (Antikvariáty)

Expats.cz Digging Through History: A look at fun Antikvariát finds I’m having a hard time translating Antikvariát. I guess you could say “used bookstore” but that doesn’t sound like enough. A true Antikvariát is filled with old and secondhand paper products of all sorts – postcards, stamps, maps, drawings and illustrations, in addition to books…. Read more »

Tango!

The Prague Post Watch the stars or learn the steps yourself this weekend in Prague The music! The moves! Tango has an allure all its own, and its sensuality and mystery come to life this weekend at Tango Alchemie, an Argentine tango festival. “Something happens with tango — it’s a multilayered exercise in the expansion… Read more »

Losing your way in Tábor

Expats.cz Medieval meanderings in the historic city For those travelers who feel the best way to really meet a city is by getting lost in it, Tábor was designed with you in mind. The historical center is truly a venerable maze of cobblestone streets, perfect for the wandering walker. Turn left or right at random,… Read more »

Bohemian bling

The Prague Post At Prague Castle, a rare look at a glittery cultural treasure For just the second time this century, the Bohemian Crown Jewels are coming out for public viewing. “The tradition is that the crown jewels are only displayed during times of great festivities,” says František Kadlec, director of the department of tourism… Read more »

A furry exhibition

The Prague Post Spring show offers 150 feline friends for adoption Looking to add a warm and fuzzy family member to your household? Want to help a nonprofit organization dedicated to placing unwanted animals? Or maybe you’re just a cat lover. If any or all of these apply, Kocky-online’s Spring Cat Exhibition is for you…. Read more »

Hilton style

The Prague Post New hotel opens in the heart of Prague The big modern Hilton now has a smaller, more traditional brother. Hilton Prague Old Town opened its doors in November, and, by all accounts, has received quite a warm reception from the city. “There’s a feel of the last century here,” says Markéta Šebková,… Read more »