Christmas decorations at London’s Covent Garden
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From Prague Post. A big weekend of organ music starts today in Kutna Hora, an hour south of Prague.
This story is already weeks old, but I had to paste this photo from Deutsche Welle‘s newsmail. The Belarus government is fuming over the dropped teddy bears, an event sponsored by some Swedes. The Belarus brass claims international interference in … Continue reading
Croatia travel has a bunch of different tours for Croatia, Slovenia and some include Venice. I’m considering the Dalmatian Sunshine tour. At first I thought it was a boat tour with a couple of inland bus excursions. It’s all on … Continue reading
When you think Proms, you normally think London. Prague’s Proms music festival aims for the same thing, only different. From Prague Post.
OK, so I probably will never make use of this piece of info. Still… an interesting look at how wedding traditions, even food, are changing in the Czech Republic. From Prague Post. Helpful note… svíčková, is roast beef with creamy vegetable … Continue reading
Malev is out, everybody else is pushing to get in; from Prague Post 2 days in Venice by Simon Calder; from London Independent
from Prague Post… 60,000 signatures have been collected and the name Václav Havel airport has been trademarked in hopes it will be the new name of Prague’s Ruzyně airport.
from Deutsche Welle… Maribor, Slovenia is preparing for its closeup as a European Capital of Culture in 2012.
Czech carp farming going strong. Sorry, folks. The closest I came to consuming any oversized goldfish was to buy and eat a couple of fishy-shaped gingerbread from a stall at the Prague Christmas market.
Specialty beers are coming to even the large Czech breweries (from Prague Post)
Prague is a terrific base for getting to know other Bohemian towns (from Prague Post)