Monthly Archives: November 2009

Czech Christmas Festivals

Expats.cz Discover the holiday spirit all over the country The holidays are always a special time, full of fun things to do and see. Why not take advantage of the Christmas events being held around the country to get out and explore a bit? Many of these festivals can be visited in a day, or… Read more »

Buying a roof and hanging it on the wall

The Prague Post An unusual art auction will help support charity for disabled children Artists, start your engines. While it is doubtful organizers actually used these words to recruit artists for the Tina B. Meets Mini Roof project, they may have been appropriate. Seven artists from the Czech Republic and around the world were asked… Read more »

Walking tour traces Czech Velvet Revolution against Communism

Christian Science Monitor A student march started the ‘Velvet Revolution’ in Prague, Czech Republic, 20 years ago against communist leadership. “I wasn’t nervous, but curious, and I was proud of so many people.” So begins a walking tour with Vladimir Hanzel, following the route of the historic students’ march in Prague on Nov. 17, 1989,… Read more »

Get the royal treatment

The Prague Post Stately adornments complement Kings Court hotel True to its name, the new Kings Court hotel on náměstí Republiky sparkles like a jewel-studded crown. Walking into the lobby and reception area, one is nearly blinded by the glinting brilliance from the white interior within. Large, shiny marble tiles cover the floor, and numerous… Read more »

Interview: Daniel Mališ

Expats.cz No one ever wants any legal hassles but from time to time the need for legal counsel can occur. If you live in a foreign country, barriers such as language and a lack of knowledge regarding local laws puts many expats at a disadvantage should a legal matter appear. The law firm of Mališ… Read more »

Fair schools are awarded certificates

The Prague Post Schools with special-needs students recognized A new program designed by the League of Human Rights aims to make Czech schools a fair place for everyone, including students with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and those who come from socially disadvantaged communities. The organization has begun awarding certificates to schools that meet strict criteria… Read more »