Posts Categorized: Other

Quirky is as quirky does

The Prague Post Last-minute ideas to please the most persnickety people on your Christmas list What’s the date? Don’t even think about it. You’ve already shopped for most people and found fabulously perfect gifts. But then there are the “others.” They’re the ones who either have it all there’s nothing they want or they just… Read more »

Christmas shopping in 51 countries

The Prague Post Diplomatic Ladies Association reprises annual bazaar at the Hilton This weekend offers a chance to get into the dual spirits of the holidays: the season of giving and the season of shopping. You can indulge in both at the eagerly anticipated Diplomatic Ladies Association International Christmas Bazaar at the Hilton Sunday. “We… Read more »

Pampered Pooches

Fast Lane Deck out your dog in the latest canine chic People aren’t the only creatures on this planet who like to look good, feel stylish and wear the latest fashions. Dogs take pride in their appearance as well. Okay, maybe it’s the pooches’ parents who reach for the knitted sweater or leather jacket every… Read more »

Fantasy venues

The Prague Post Dream weddings are possible all over the Czech Republic The bride has been dreaming of this day since she was a little girl. The groom is just praying to get through the day. Picking the perfect spot to exchange vows should be the least of your worries. Luckily, there’s a variety of… Read more »

The last lions

The Prague Post A new view of predators that once roamed Central Europe During the last ice age, 24,000 to 100,000 years ago, Prague looked much like Siberia does today. Reindeers, wooly mammoths, hyenas and cave bears roamed the lands. There were lions as well, though exactly what sort of lions has become a matter… Read more »

Around town

The Prague Post Lindy Hopping A hike up three flights of stairs in an old building in Prague 2 brought a moment of confusion. There was supposed to be a club and a dance performance featuring guest star Frankie Manning, the ambassador of the Lindy Hop. Finally, behind a curtain on the third floor, there… Read more »

British Council prepares to embark on new agenda

The Prague Post Focus will shift to multicultural programs and climate change The British Council, one of the mainstays in bringing foreign culture to Prague, will be announcing changes in its focus and priorities within the next two weeks. How those changes will impact local offerings of music, film, authors and art exhibitions from the… Read more »

Award winning felines converge on Congress Center

The Prague Post More than 400 exotic, pampered pets will vie for the title of ‘Best in Show’ “If you want the best seat in the house, move the cat.” That well-worn sentiment will take on a new meaning this weekend at the Congress Center, which is hosting the 30th and 31st International Exhibition of… Read more »

Wasting Away

The Prague Post Legal battles keep an architectural gem from repairs By Kristina Alda and Jacy Meyer The City of Brno, which owns Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s Vila Tugendhat, spends 2 million Kc a year to maintain the building. Peeling paint and cracks wider than a golf ball mar the facade of Vila Tugendhat, a… Read more »

International shopping for fun and philanthropy

The Prague Post Christmas Bazaar returns with unique gifts and lofty goals There won’t be DVD players for $19.99 (435 Kc), or any special prizes for the first 20 people. But the annual Christmas Bazaar sponsored by the Diplomatic Ladies Association (DLA) still promises to be a special event. Now in its sixth year at… Read more »