travel and food news roundup for Prague – spring and beyond 2014

From London Independent – a new 48 hours for Prague.

The rest of these come from Prague Post.

Take an interesting tour and get to know local food. Or visit Martin’s bistro for lunch, in Prague 3. And now, reappearing at the back of U Pinkasů restau, at the bottom of Wenceslas Sq is the Gothic Garden offering beer and grilled food.

Mark your calendar for 2016 – celebrating 700th birth anniversary of Charles IV of Bohemia. Missed out on Bohemia’s saint’s day this year? Your next chance is March 15, 2015. FYI, that’s John of Nepomuk. His completely over-the-top silver-encased tomb lies in St Vitus Cathedral inside the Prague Castle grounds. See my previous post for more info on the tomb and John’s somewhat dubious claim to fame.

The Strings of Autumn music festival is set for October and November, 2014 but tickets are already selling like hotcakes.

Karlovy Vary Film Festival runs July 4 thru July 12 this year.

For something a little out of the ordinary, even for Prague – they want Olšany Cemetery to become a touring, picnicking and book reading venue. Hopes are to put it on a par with Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris.

A combined concept venue, the Theatre Cinema Café Royal is open for business. Movie and theatre buffs should check this out.

A memorial to Czech and Slovak fighters in WWII, the Winged Lion, comes to Klarov Park in Prague 1.

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2 Responses to travel and food news roundup for Prague – spring and beyond 2014

  1. JC says:

    Hello Suzanne. Thanks for quoting our ROYAL cafe theatre on your blog . Bon Voyage.
    JC Gramont, owner of Royal
    ps: If you like traveling I have a good book to suggest you 😉
    http://www.aroundtheworldin90days.net

    • suzykewct says:

      Of course I love travel and I love reading about new places, history, the arts; all sorts of things. Please tell me the name of the book! Best of luck with your movie/cafe venture.

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