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Ambassador King Presents Centennial Awards...

The U.S. Embassy announced the winners of its Centennial Awards during a special Centennial celebration held in the Ambassador’s residence. The three Centennial Awards honor Czech citizens who have made significant contributions to the U.S...

5 Best Hobbies for Adventurous People

Being adventurous and enjoying lots of different activities is one of the best ways to feel alive, no matter how old you are. That’s also a great way to stay mentally and physically fit, and really enjoy life on a whole new level. However, not...

South-South cooperation has no alternative

The United Nations has declared Sept. 12 the International Day for South-South Cooperation. This year’s celebration marks the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the Buenos Aires Plan of Action for technical cooperation among developing...

Greek Film Days

The Embassy of Greece in Prague is proud to present the first Greek Film Days, 18-20.10.2018. For the program of screenings and events, please see the attached brochure; for further info you may click at        

5 Fun Ways to Boost Your Mood

There is no human being on this planet that never experienced the blues. From time to time, we all feel like it’s impossible to get out of bed, let alone be productive at work and socialize with colleagues and friends. And, getting your head in...

Future Port Prague 2018

This year's Future Port Prague will open the question of ethics in the field of artificial intelligence, among other topics, and ask how to define the relationships between humans and machines.

The Dutch role model of change

How true leadership in regards of climate change may give outstanding impact to the Asian world The Netherlands and Indonesia share a special relationship as they were connected for centuries in times of colonialism, separated after the...

The spirits of Macedonia are spreading...

The Republic of Macedonia held parliamentary election on 11 December 2016. The new government was appointed on 31 May 2017. The parliamentary election was the result of the Pržino Agreement from June 2015 when following long and difficult...

Did we become hostages to ever-increasing...

According to most common sources, Stockholm syndrome is a type of psychological bond between hostage and their hijacker, when the former develops emotional ties to a person that beats, abuses or generally hurts him or her. Plainly sad, it is...

Planet Junk

Is Earth the Largest Garbage Dump in the Universe? –Robert J. Burrowes Is Earth the largest garbage dump in the Universe? I don’t know. But it’s a safe bet that Earth would be a contender were such a competition to be held. Let me explain...

10 Skincare Tips for Travelers

Taking proper care of your skin can be quite a challenging task, especially if you still don’t have an established routine, and it can get even trickier when you’re on the go. However, there are ways to nail your skincare like a true pro, so...

CHILL OUT SUMMER at Chateau Mcely

#ChooseLoveEveryDay Celebrate the cosmic energy of love, harmony, and summer relaxation! Afternoon lounging in the park with uplifting music Daily cocktail hour – “Thanks for Another Beautiful Day” DJ Lumiere Outdoor cinema Breathtaking sunsets...

15 Life-changing Trips for Couples

One of the best parts of being in a relationship is having a built-in travel buddy, and one of the best parts of traveling with that built-in buddy is getting unobstructed one-on-one time while exploring unfamiliar parts of the world. Whether...

Japanese inspiration for your event

Top Hotel Prague has an exceptional background for congresses and a very pleasant atmosphere. An interesting opportunity for corporate and private events is the Japanese Garden, which is attractive for tourists and evokes a sense of peace...

Global Female Leaders 2018 is coming!

Join this must-attend international networking event, be part and take the chance to look beyond your area of expertise for new inspirations, you will gain fresh perspectives and explore new opportunities for personal and collective growth.

New Study Confirms What We Already Knew:...

 The first human trials favor dark chocolate consumption for more than just stress. This isn’t the first time we’re hearing that eating dark chocolate has some healthy perks, but this is the first time the effects of dark chocolate...

The 15 Best Places to Travel in May

Spring kicks into high gear this month, and travelers are ready to go… The tail-end of spring promises warm, travel-friendly weather, beautiful flower blooms, top-down road trips and famous sporting events like the Kentucky Derby...

Driving Tomorrow – Self-Driving Cars...

“The highly intriguing theory – supported by the extensive geological evidences including the bacteriological analysis of deep-laying hydrocarbons – about the abiotic nature of oil and its practically infinite recreation in...

17 Unreal Bars for a Drink You’ll...

There are many great bars in the world, but only a handful offer an unforgettable experience. Whether it’s one of the most breathtaking views in the world, a completely unique location, or a cocktail you simply can’t find anywhere...

Where You Should Travel Solo, Based on Your...

Dreaming of some alone time? Your destination is written in the stars. With seemingly endless places to travel around the globe, it’s tempting to simply hop on the next international flight at the airport, confident that wherever the...

Why You Can’t Get Up to Go to the...

You should always go to the bathroom before boarding an aircraft. It’s not just your mother’s advice, it’s also an issue of security and international aviation law. Last year, a man was removed from a Delta Air Lines flight...

The Best Places to Travel in April

Beat the summer heat (and the crowds) by vacationing during the pinnacle of spring. As temperatures start to warm up, it’s time to plan a trip that takes full advantage of the great outdoors. Right before peak summer crowds flood favorite...

Experience Great Britain 2018

Experience Great Britain 2018 – visitors had a chance to get some of the experience of visiting Great Britain without the trouble of taking a trip. Malostranské náměstí in Prague transformed into a British Market on Friday, March 23, 2018...

20 Luxury Vacations That Are Surprisingly...

Just because you’re not a member of the one percent, it doesn’t mean you can’t travel like it. Whether it’s booking a safari adventure or vacationing on a private island, there are many quality luxury trips that are also...

5 Signs You Need to Change Your Job

Have you been at your job for longer than you ever imagined? Most people with long careers have changed several jobs, moving up the ladder and sideways, chasing their dream position, office or team. You spend a third or more of your day at your...

Why It’s Illegal to Take Photos of the...

So you’re in Paris, and of course you want to go check out the spectacular light show put on each and every night at the Eiffel Tower. As you sit under the world-famous building you think to yourself, “I should snap a photo and...

Best New Hotels in the World

Every year, Travel + Leisure editors look at thousands of hotel openings and renovations around the globe with one mission in mind: what properties will truly be game changers for our readers. A great location, thoughtful design, and intuitive...

How to Make Yourself Happier Every Day

The majority of people live really fast these days, having almost no time to stop and think if they’re really happy or not. If you’re one of those people, then you’re at the right place. Here are four useful tips on how to...

Artificial intelligence: fad or future?

By Adam Lewis Commercial applications for artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are on the rise, but is the sector offering very real investment potential or is it still the stuff of science fiction? The recent release of the long-awaited...

Easter Mcely Style

Thursday, March 29 – Monday, April 2 Come relax and enjoy a traditional Easter with your family at Chateau Mcely. You can look forward to Easter customs, animals that are an essential part of spring and Easter, and a great program for...

Climate Change: Unfit for the residual heat

By Élie Bellevrat and Kira West Industrial heat makes up two-thirds of industrial energy demand and almost one-fifth of global energy consumption. It also constitutes most of the direct industrial CO2 emitted each year, as the vast majority of...

100 Things to do in Germany

If you are looking for a country which has plenty to do, then Germany is the answer! You will find many fantastic tourist attractions, and unique things and places to visit. The German National Tourist Board (GNTB) has taken many years to...

77 Tips for Travelling with Children

Traveling with children can be a incredibly fun or incredibly stressful, depending on whether you have them under control. Tips for the Plane Don’t forget to pack wet wipes! The plane is crowded and it’s hard to keep getting up from...

How to Choose the Best Luggage, According to...

Luggage can make a big difference in your travels. The space in your luggage dictates what clothes and items you will have available during your trip. A broken handle or a bag that is too big to be a carry-on can cause inconveniences every time...

The Best Travel Destinations for Food Lovers

There’s nothing wrong with going on vacation to relax, see something new, and get away from a busy everyday life. However, there’s something special about wanting to not just see new places but also get a taste of their local...

50 Best Travel Tips from 10 Years of Travel

Are you ready for an adventure? There are so many different forms of travel: backpacking, cruises, long-term travel, etc. No two trips are the same, and each trip will provide you with unique memories and exciting adventures that you can share...

“Raškovka” hat from Czech...

A hat made in honour of Jiří Raška, the 1968 Olympics ski jumping champion, that is the highlight of the 2018 Winter Olympic collection, is reported to be hugely successful. With just over two weeks to go to the start of the Winter Olympics in...

The 10 Best Cities to Live in Around the...

The Australian city of Melbourne has taken first place for the world’s most livable city for the seventh year in a row as part of The Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Report for 2017. The report gives cities around...

TRAVELLING TIPS

This week’s travelling tips compiled by XO Private. MONTENEGRO IN STYLE You have seen them all but here comes a new one. A young ambitious country with a highly promising future for upscale holiday experiences, Montenegro is the one. It...

The 2017 World’s Best Awards

It’s a big world out there — so many destinations to visit, so many ways to get there, so many places to stay. How to choose? Answering that question is the aim of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards, the annual survey where we invite you...

The Best Places to Travel in Asia in January

Consider this a list of 18 reasons you might want to kick off the year in Asia. Tourists are clearing out, flight prices are low, and the weather is warm (no sign of an Arctic freeze here). That makes Asia a perfect place to recover from an...

The Top 15 Cities in the United States

Staying close to home has its rewards — as you’ll discover in these top cities. Santa Fe, Honolulu to Nashville, American cities represent some of the world’s most thriving hubs for art, culture, music, and incredible regional cuisine. When we...

The 17th annual International Trebbia Awards...

17th annual International Trebbia Awards Ceremony, this time affined to the 100th anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia will take place in the Spanish Hall of Prague Castle on June 17, 2018, at 8:00 p.m. Get your tickets!

17 Secrets of the Great Wall of China

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the Great Wall of China — and the tips you need to make this dream trip happen. Like a writhing dragon’s tail, the Great Wall of China snakes its way across China’s northern border. As its name...

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

From a remote, idyllic island to the world’s design capital, these destinations have never been better. Start planning your 2018 travel now. Travelers today are more aware than ever of all the world has to offer. It’s thrilling to be...

Chateau Mcely – A Woman’s Dream Comes...

“The plan to renovate Chateau Mcely was born fifteen years ago and from the very beginning we were guided by higher principles. Our aim was to deliver more than a high-quality hospitality service – we wanted to enrich the lives of our...

30 Cities Where People Under 30 Want to Live...

This story originally appeared on ThisIsInsider.com. Millennials will go to extreme lengths to live in expensive cities instead of languishing in the suburbs. Nestpick, an apartment hunting site, compiled the Millennials Cities Ranking based on...

PragArtworks

  SPECTRUM The SPECTRUM exhibition shows many aspects of one single media. The presented artists are connected by friendship and a sincere relationship to painting. They more or less share the same path through life and meet without...

The Most Dangerous Roads in the World

Libya has the most deadly roads in the world, according to a study from the World Health Organization (WHO). With information from 180 countries around the world, WHO determined that low-income countries have the highest rate of road traffic...

The 19 Most Popular Honeymoon Destinations...

The travel booking website RoutePerfect.com has released data for the most popular European destinations visited by newlyweds, based on 900,000 holidays booked either through or on the site. According to travellers, the most romantic places for...

The Top 15 City Hotels in Europe

London, Paris, Rome: our readers’ favorite urban hotels are located in some of Europe’s most iconic cities. What does it take for a European city hotel to make a serious impact —to become as much of a destination as the city itself? If the...

Europe’s Best Winter Getaways

High design and haute cuisine meet crackling fires and snow-covered vistas in these European winter destinations. Europeans have dreamt up many definitions of cozy. Denmark has hygge, a concept that evokes “coziness when relaxing with good...

The World’s Most-visited Tourist Attractions

For nearly 500 years, the emperors living within Beijing’s opulent Forbidden City dictated who could enter and leave. Well, the gates have opened, and tourists are pouring in to see it all for themselves. Attendance is up by 2.5 million since...

Experience the Chateau Mcely

Chateau Mcely, the former home of the Thurn-Taxis noble family, is situated 55 km from Prague, surrounded by the St. George Forest and an English park.

Luxury Travel Tips by XO Private

VOLCANOES SAFARIS Operating in Rwanda and Uganda, with over fifteen years in the safari business, Volcanoes Safaris is an award pioneer in eco-luxury tourism. Headed by the ‘visionary conservationist’ Parveen Momam, Volcanoes Safaris is at the...

The 35 Places That Could Become UNESCO World...

See them before everyone knows how amazing they are. Most travelers have probably encountered a UNESCO World Heritage Site in their journeys. A plaque may inform visitors of this location’s status as they enter or maybe it’s mentioned by a tour...

Luxurious Travel Tips by XO Private

Feline Fields An indulgent oasis in the heart of the Kalahari desert Many miles from human civilization, The Lodge at Feline Fields embraces the golden hues of the dry savannah, creating an authentic but indulgent oasis in the heart of the...

Why Traveling Solo Might Be the Best Thing a...

One summer I had an internship in Denver, so I packed up my car in Berkeley, California, and made the drive alone. I stayed in a few motels along the way, kept my own schedule, and listened to a Nora Ephron book on my iPod. I loved it. I was...

8 Travel Hacks That Will Get You More for...

Whether you have the money to vacation like a rock star or not, traveling is all about the experience. And while there are plenty of travelers out there who can afford blow-out vacations (we’re looking at you, Chrissy Teigen and Pippa...

The Best Places to Travel in September

As much of the world is wrapped up with back-to-school season, travelers should take advantage of crisp fall weather and great deals around the world. And if the kids are in school, what better time for a romantic trip? Our list of the best...

25 Trips of a Lifetime

Exploring the “lost city” of Petra, a walking safari in Zambia, a cruise to Antarctica: This isn’t your average trip. Take your family vacation to the next level with 25 destinations worthy of your bucket-list. Santorini If there were ever a...

World’s Top 10 Islands

Whether you crave culture, adventure, or simply kicking back on a beach with a cold cocktail, at least one of these islands is sure to be an ideal destination.  And should you be willing to spend time in the air in order to land near the sea...

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water...

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea. To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you’re at it...

The World’s Most Tourist-friendly...

Tourist service infrastructure doesn’t sound very exciting, but a country’s readiness to greet visitors can make or break a vacation. In the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness report, 136 countries are ranked on 14...

The Best New Hotels in the World

At the end of every year, we at Travel + Leisure are busy taking stock of the past 12 months and putting together the It List, our annual collection of the best new hotels around the globe. This year, the competition was fiercer than ever. The...

Friendliest Cities on Earth

Expect plenty of warmth and hospitality in these congenial cities. “The locals showed us so much about their amazing culture, and welcomed us with open arms,” remarked one traveler about a trip to Auckland, one of the friendliest...

The Most Colorful Places on Earth

Lose yourself in color in these landscapes around the world, from pink lakes in the Caribbean to the neon lights of Tokyo. You can find color wherever you go, but there are some places that leave more vivid memories than others. If you’re...

Nordic Midsummer Night 2017

The event was held, with kind permission of H.E. Helena Tuuri the ambassador of Finland, at the residence of the Finnish Embassy in Prague. The event was also held under the umbrella of Suomi 100 campaign that runs the whole year and celebrates...

The Best Places for Women to Travel Solo

We looked at safety rankings and accessibility to determine our list of the top cities for a solo female traveler. Three years ago, I sat on the wooden chair in the back of Randi Bjellands’ kitchen in Norway, waiting. And waiting. A gentleman...

The Best Secret Beaches on Earth

These beach hideaways are understated, unexpected, and—at least for now—under the radar. Even for die-hard swimmers, surfers, and sunbathers, sometimes a day at the beach is anything but. You know the drill: too many people, too much noise, not...

The 100 Best Hotels in the World

From luxe adventure lodges to intimate inns to grand city hotels, these are the planet’s best places to stay. The farther, the better. That’s one big takeaway from this year’s list of best hotels in the world, as decided by Travel +...

25 Secret European Villages

Medieval churches, cobblestoned streets, and endless olive groves: head to these small European towns to discover a country’s soul. A few winters ago, my family and I checked into a restored 17th-century estate in the tiny town of Lower...

50 Best Places to Travel in 2017

Angra dos Reis, Brazil Brazil’s visa waiver during the Olympics was a success for one big reason: it encouraged travel beyond the big cities. The tourism board hopes to bring back the waiver, and if you’re planning to take advantage, save time...

These New Resorts in the Maldives Are Heaven...

From the headlines, you wouldn’t guess that the Maldives is an excellent place to go in 2017. This island nation of just 375,000 citizens, spread across 26 atolls in the Indian Ocean, has come in for a tough reckoning of late, and not without...

Paraple Centrum Charity Auction

November 29th 2015, Prague Ten items of prestigious Kodl Gallery & Auction Hall Vltavín art auction held in November 29, 2015 was auctioned to help wheelchair people with a fantastic result – 814 000 CZK. Charity auction included 10 works...

International Christmas Festival of the...

Unmissable shopping opportunity Diplomats will change Hilton into an oriental Bazaar This year´s Christmas season will be opened by a special festival, which will take you on a journey around the world. The annual International Christmas...

SIGNAL festival lit up Prague for the third...

Festival of light SIGNAL took place for the third time in Prague this weekend. It brought 3 large format videomappings (one of which was 3D), 13 light and 5 interactive installations. The organisers didn’t measure the turnout this year...

October events of the Bohemian Benevolent...

THE 2015 CELEBRATING PRINT COMPETITION   call for submissions call to artists of Central and Eastern European backgrounds TWO DAYS LEFT deadline for submissions: Friday, October 2 competition website: www.kadsny.com The second annual...

Artists and Prophets Exhibition

If history is told by the victors then the story of art is told by its famous movements and artists. But like all history there are figures and groups that flourish and fade, artists that grab hold of public attention but just as quickly...

GASK Summer Events

On Monday 6 July the Gallery of the Central Bohemian Region will be exceptionally open as part of our commemoration of the 600th anniversary of Jan Hus being burned at the stake. From Saturday 4 July to Monday 6 July, visitors to GASK – Gallery...