Monthly Archives: June 2010

Up and Away

The Prague Post The world’s best in Ultimate Frisbee take to the fields – and skies – of Prague to do battle with flying discs Identifiable flying objects will soon be whizzing across Prague’s skies. The sport is Ultimate Frisbee, a field game similar to soccer or hockey, but played by passing a Frisbee among… Read more »

Green getaway

The Prague Post Hotel chain expands with simple, clean décor and even cleaner energy savings A breath of fresh air: The doors at the Praha Radlická hotel silently slide open and welcome you in from the gritty streets of Smíchov. Opened in May, the Praha Radlická is so new you can still smell the fresh… Read more »

Rock for People

Expats.cz Czech Republic’s biggest outdoor music festival kicks off July 3 “The advantage here is that the common denominator for everyone is fun, joyfulness, laughter, and the possibility to forget about everyday life for a moment.” Not a bad way to kick off your summer. That’s the opinion of Petr Fort, organizer of Rock for… Read more »

Active Inspiration

The Prague Post Disabled sports club and athletes featured at ongoing photo exhibition Sweat covers the brows of the athletes in the photos, their faces contorted into looks of concentration. Skiers, bikers, runners – all are represented in Tomáš Lisý’s photo exhibition at the ABC Theatre. With a closer look, you quickly realize there is… Read more »

Championship in Pruhonice is no monkey business

The Prague Post Climbers from across the Continent will take to the trees It looks like something you would see at the zoo: hands over feet scampering up branches to the tops of leafy trees. These aren’t monkeys though; they are the best human climbers on the Continent, and they are taking to the trees… Read more »

Turned out in Barcelona

Fast Lane Garish, gargantuan, Gaudi and graffiti: Barcelona is a city of art ‘for the people’ Mention Barcelona, and you’ll often get a sigh in reply: “Ah, Barcelona.” Why does this Spanish city have such an effect on people? Is it the sea, the food, the people? What about the art? “Barcelona is an outdoor… Read more »

Hopefuls line up for a shot at televized stardom

The Prague Post An assortment of curious acts audition for Talentmania show A 16-year-old dancer pulled out an MP3 player to find an appropriate tune. He stuck it back in his pocket and began to groove, channeling Michael Jackson, sliding and writhing in front of the concession stands at the CineStar movie theater in Andel… Read more »