Toulcův Dvůr
Jan25

Toulcův Dvůr

In Prague, one can be sometimes surprised by finding something unexpected for the location. In Hostivař, in the very neighborhood of Sídliště Košík, a monstrous complex of big square buildings built in the commie times, an apparation of rural period can be seen. Centre for ecological education Toulcův dvůr (Toulec farmyard) is a complex of historically valuable buildings that survived the brutal rebuilding of the originally...

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The Little Mole
Nov03

The Little Mole

Every Czech child knows cartoons which feature the little mole (“krteček”). And not only Czech children. The mole is broadcasted in many other countries of the world. It appears in books, there are toys, jigsaw puzzles etc. based on the films. The little mole adventures are designed for children around 2-4 years of age but remain popular among older children as well as the parents. How it all began? Interesting aspect of this cartoon...

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Child’s Play, 3 Tips for fun in the City Center
Aug16

Child’s Play, 3 Tips for fun in the City Center

If you have children, you already know that while on an outing the kids start out enthusiastic but later become bored, tired or even annoyed; possibly spoiling an otherwise excellent day. Sometimes you can bribe them with promises of what they can have or do after you finish your trip, but I leave it to you to decide whether that’s a good strategy or not. Nevertheless, it doesn’t always work. The historical center of...

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Naplavka: DIY Punk Haven or the Coolest Place in the City?
Jun19

Naplavka: DIY Punk Haven or the Coolest Place in the City?

Have you ever wondered what Prague people do when they feel like visiting a beach? Since Czech Republic is a landlocked country, the only option would be either to go abroad, or to create an artificial beach in the middle of the city. The only problem is that streets in the Prague center are so crooked and the center itself is so hilly that it would be impossible to do something like that. So, what’s the final solution? Meet...

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