Tauck expands family river cruises

August 13, 2015

A hot new market for river cruises appears to be families with kids. To meet the demand, tour company Tauck says it will be doubling its family-focused river sailings from 10 to 20 in 2017.

Slovakian postcards

August 16, 2015

After a few slightly odd photos I bring you a trio of more conventional postcards. They show three views from the centre of Kosice, the second city of Slovakia, in the northeastern part of the country, near the borders with Hungary and Ukraine.

War drama Anthropoid being shot in Prague

August 16, 2015

The British-US-French co-production of the war drama Anthropoid is
currently being shot in Prague. The film, based on the true story of two
Czechoslovak paratroopers sent to assassinate Acting Reich Protector

New Market Research Report: Czech Republic Pay Now Cards : Market Update

August 15, 2015

This report is the result of Timetric's extensive market research covering the Pay Now Cards market in the Czech Republic. It contains detailed data on market dynamics along with latest industry happenings, industry players in the Czech Republic.

The Sound of the Sundial: Hana Andronikova’s classic at last in English translation

August 15, 2015

Any list of the top five Czech novels since the fall of communism should
include The Sound of the Sundial by Hana Andronikova. This epic love story
takes us from pre-war Czechoslovakia to India and then back into the

Spitfire replica unveiled marking 70th anniversary of return of Czechoslovak WWII airmen

August 14, 2015

A full-size replica of a Spitfire, the legendary fighter plane and symbol
of the Battle of Britain in WWII was unveiled at Hradčanské náměstí by
Prague Castle on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of the return of

Commemorative events pay tribute to Czechoslovak RAF pilots

August 14, 2015

A number of ceremonies in Prague this week paid tribute to the 2,500
Czechoslovak pilots who flew with the RAF in WWII. Close to 500 of them
died in action. Those who came home received a hero’s welcome, but the

Increased traffic on Friday as visitors travel to Moto GP

August 14, 2015

Police monitoring the situation on Czech roads on Friday registered an
increase of traffic on the D1 highway in the direction of Brno and the D2
from Bratislava and a major road to Vienna generated by visitors travelling

Luxury car maker drives hard bargain to head towards Slovakia

August 14, 2015

Slovakia appears to have won the beauty contest to be the site for a new
factory for luxury car maker Jaguar Land Rover. Poland looks like it was in
second place with the Czech Republic in third. Details of the full deal and

Jaguar Land Rover wona t build car plant in South Carolina

August 13, 2015

Jaguar Land Rover has passed on North America for its next factory, a deal that South Carolina reportedly was pursuing.

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