Posts Categorized: Other

Movie sets and miniature cities

The Prague Post Film Dekor gets ready for World Expo 2010 For some, World Expos might be once-in-a-lifetime opportunities, but they almost always leave indelible marks. Think the Eiffel Tower, France’s 1889 submission. Seattle’s Space Needle was a huge hit in 1962. And the Atomium, created for the 1958 Expo, is now a treasured part… Read more »

Obama Watch

Expats.cz Updated: Details of President Obama’s speech In case you haven’t heard – US President Barack Obama will be spending April 4 and 5 in Prague. He is here to speak with 27 European heads of state; as part of the Czech EU presidency. As can be expected, there will be some minor disruptions around… Read more »

Match game

The Prague Post A quick guide to finding the perfect partner It’s Valentine’s Day, and you’re all ready to show your darling how much you care by showering her (or him) with flowers, jewelry and an expensive meal. But how do you know that you’re really compatible? Great minds have been at work on this… Read more »

Ethical Consuming

Expats.cz Be it Fair Trade coffee, vegan dairy or organic vegetables; many people are choosing products that will be kinder to the environment and shrink their carbon footprint. While it sometimes seems a struggle to find such goods in Prague; there are a number of shops that carry a wide-range of eco-merchandise. First, let´s take… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Christmas gifts from around the world

The Prague Post Diplomatic bazaar again offers exotic fare for a good cause Cash may not be flowing as freely this holiday shopping season, which is another good reason to do your Christmas shopping at the annual International Christmas Bazaar hosted by the Diplomatic Spouses’ Association (DSA). Now in its eighth year at the Hilton… Read more »