Monthly Archives: December 2008

Winter Wonderland

The Prague Post A ski race in the city, with a chance to join in Not many world sports competitions are held in Prague. And winter sports events outside of hockey arenas are even rarer. But, during the post-Christmas lull this year, world-class skiers will be gathering here to compete in a bonafide International Ski… Read more »

Heart and Soul

The Prague Post From banks to homes, ASGK Design does it all “We want to find and highlight the soul of a building.” So explains the philosophy of ASGK Design and its founder and owner, Gabriela Kaprálová. Started roughly three years ago, the firm now boasts eight architects and has just finished reconstructing the main… Read more »

Bright Dahlia

The Prague Post New ‘design boutique’ hotel opens in Prague 2, offers sleek, modern style When you stay at a hotel that describes itself as “design boutique,” you might feel like you are sleeping in a showroom — designed not for relaxation but, rather, to fulfill an architect’s fantasy. Dahlia Inn in Prague 2 opened… Read more »

Czech EU Presidency: Policies & Goals

Expats.cz The Czech Republic will hold the rotating European Union presidency from January to June 2009. While many of the issues that will be discussed over these six months are set in advance; each country that holds the presidency does have the opportunity to push issues that concern them to the forefront. We spoke with… Read more »

Practical makes perfect

The Prague Post Useful gift ideas for shopping budgets large and small Has the economic downturn put a damper on your Christmas gift-giving plans this year? Do you dream of an uncluttered life, free of needless material possessions? Want to give a gift that people will actually use year-round? Some may say, bah, humbug! But,… Read more »

Christmas Events in Prague

Expats.cz Holiday entertainment options in Prague Tis the season to be of good cheer. No matter what kind of holiday entertainment you are in search of, Prague probably offers it. Go forth and make merry! Christmas Markets While perhaps not as artisan as some of our European neighbors there’s nothing like wandering the stalls of… Read more »

Czech EU Presidency: Plans & Preparations

Expats.cz For six months; beginning in January 2009, representatives from all over the European Union, indeed the whole world, will be popping over to Prague and the Czech Republic. This is because the country will hold the rotating EU presidency through June 2009. To get an idea of what will be happening; we spoke with… Read more »