Tag Archives: Czech Republic

Autumn in Prague

If you’ve ever been to Prague and wondered what it looked like from above without climbing the 299 steps up the Petrin Hill Tower, this wonderful short film will answer all of your questions. But if you’ve never visited the … Continue reading

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Tourist Hero of the Week

If you have ever been gouged by a shady currency exchange, you will applaud the “Honest Prague Guide”. Along with producing helpful short videos on visiting the Czech capital, this tourism Robin Hood actively confronts Prague’s tourist parasites and tourist … Continue reading

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Without Libraries What Are We

Montreal-based Instagramer Olivier Martel Savoie has been traveling the world for the last two years visiting libraries and taking terrific photos with just his trusty iPhone. His series #olive_libraries covers beautiful institutions from Budapest to Boston. “Without libraries what have … Continue reading

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Prague’s Other Library

Founded in 1722, the glorious Baroque Klementinum Library is often overlooked by bibliophiles visiting Prague. Every one heads for the magnificent Strahov Monastery Library—sometimes even walking right by the Klementinum on the way. Once you view the video below, you … Continue reading

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A Moment Abroad

I love this stunning time-lapse video of the Czech Republic, Austria and Germany, and I think that you will love it too. Moment Abroad was shot and edited by Los Angeles-based cinematographer Andrew Walker.

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Library in the Tram

I love libraries and I love trams, so how could I resist this story about the Library in the Tram—Tram to the Library out of Brno, Czech Republic. This winter, Moravia’s capital city and the historic Jiri Mahen Library launched … Continue reading

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Get Lost In Some Good Books

Way back in 2011 we shared a story on the book sculptures and installations of the Slovakian-born artist Matej Krén. Now the enormous stacked book assemblege that he calls “Idiom” has found a permanent home in the Prague Municipal Library … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat

Happy Halloween from the Sedlec Ossuary, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic.

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