Zizkov Television Tower
May31

Zizkov Television Tower

For more than 20 years the Prague skyline has been dominated by the Žižkov Television Tower (now officially, Tower Park Praha). A first look at the tower yields more than a few questions. Is it a megalomaniac’s project intended to commemorate some personage or moment from the history of the Communist movement? Is it a spaceship? Those were the very thoughts of yours truly – confusion at first sight. Curiosity at second. Several years...

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Prague Beer Gardens
May29

Prague Beer Gardens

Prague is quite a nice city but the average number of sunshine hours is 1,573 , which is not much when compared to Naples, Italy (2,371); Bordeaux, France (2,035); or even Munich, Germany with 1,709 hours. Speaking of Bavaria (Munich), it gave birth to an important beer phenomenon – the beer garden. This sort of garden is one of the best places to enjoy the sunshine in a rather lazy way. Let’s have a look at a few beer gardens...

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