Posts By: jacy meyer

Up for Fun

Fast Lane For a great escape, head to the Czech mountains The Czech Republic is truly a country for all seasons. We may be losing the sunny warm days of summer to chilly days and cool nights, but that’s no reason to hibernate till the spring thaw. From hiking and watching the leaves change colors… Read more »

Choosing a TEFL Program

Transitions Abroad Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) is a good way to fund your travels as well as an opportunity to experience different cultures and meet new people. How do you go about doing it? One of the best and easiest ways is to obtain a TEFL certificate. Many language schools require them…. Read more »

Bedroom Beautification

Fast Lane Update your boudoir with this season’s hottest styles While it may not seem like we spend as much time there as we would like, most people want their homes to be a comfortable, relaxing reflection of themselves. A variety of personal tastes, combined with an assortment of spaces means the sky is the… Read more »

Quickwits

The Prague Post A new theater project turns up the heat Call it creativity with a time crunch: One day to write, cast and rehearse. Then it’s showtime. The 24-Hour Theatre Project will put a clutch of local theater people in the hot seat by giving them exactly that much time to create and perform… Read more »

From classrooms to kitchens

The Prague Post As Zižkov undergoes a face-lift, one project offers a blueprint for keeping the old while bringing in the new — Stará Škola, a school building being converted to apartments. The property, purchased in 2003 by foreign-owned Leonardo Investment s.r.o., will be ready for occupancy in August. “Anyone can make a new building,”… Read more »

Experts offer advice on staying healthy for summer

The Prague Post Common problems are easily avoided with preventive measures Summer brings a wealth of opportunities to get outside and enjoy the warm weather and long days. Unfortunately, along with all that fun can come some not-so-fun health problems. Too much sun, not enough water, bugs: There’s a long list of things that can… Read more »

Riding the rails

The Prague Post Railway rentals make it easy to target destinations All aboard! Your bikes, that is. If you’re itchin’ to try your legs on the Greenways but don’t have a bike, don’t let that stop you. Czech Railways has bike rental centers at 13 of its stations throughout the country. Even if you don’t… Read more »

Stumbling Along: England’s Old Sarum

The Traveler When in England, many visit the city of Salisbury, 90 miles southwest of London. The majestic cathedral, small English countryside charm and nearby Stonehenge make it a popular must-see. But right outside of town there is a spot you shouldn’t miss. Old Sarum is the original Salisbury. Salisbury never fails to captivate its… Read more »

Stumbling along…Ile de la Cité

Paris Eiffel Tower News “Observe the fantastic display of lights against the darkness of that gloomy labyrinth of buildings; cast upon it a ray of moonlight, showing the city in glimmering vagueness, with its own towers lifting their great heads from that foggy sea.” That’s how Victor Hugo would like you to experience Paris’ Ile… Read more »

The Jardin des Plantes in Paris

Paris Eiffel Tower News The Jardin des Plantes in the 5th district of Paris is perfect for wanderers, kids, picnickers, gardeners and just about anyone else who enjoys a good walk communing with nature. The second largest park on the Left Bank of the Seine, the garden was founded by Louis XIII in 1626. It… Read more »