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With the spring, everything becomes better – weather, outdoor activities such as biking, mood, even the coronavirus situation! We encourage you to take a bike ride around Prague and discover some magnificent places you might forget during the lockdown: for the best views in the city, you can check our list here!  What is Rekola?  Rekola is a new concept of many developed and infrastructured European cities. In simple words, it is bike-sharing which is available for everyone who can bike! The name of the company has a deep and valuable meaning for society. Basically, ‘kola’ means ‘bike’ in the Czech language, and ‘re’ stands for recycling as the organization started with recycled bikes donated by others. You can stillRead more.

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After one of the coldest winters of the decade, spring is finally on its way. And while many festivals and celebrations might need to be cancelled this year because of the pandemic, spring is still a great time to learn about colorful Czech traditions and myths. Easter The Czech Republic might be a non-religious country, but that doesn’t mean Easter is ignored. In fact, there’s plenty of traditional Czech Easter traditions to enjoy over the four-day holiday (this year, Easter Monday falls on April 4th). Prague is famous for its Easter Markets, which may or may not operate this year depending on the lifting of restrictions. During “normal” years, the markets are a great place to pick up painted woodenRead more.

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This is weird. In my notes for Friday, I have headings for “Judengasse” and “Hoher Market” but no actual notes; then under the heading “Albertina” I have copious notes for that museum’s retrospective of the 20th century South African artist William Kentridge. But the only thing I remember was one fragment of an 8-part film installation called “I Am Not Me, The House Is Mine”. It sounded like a Talking Heads song, but in fact it was the transcript from Nikolai Bukharin’s Feb. 26, 1937 Communist Party Central Committee Plenary Trial. In it the purged Communist begs to be given 25 years in Siberia instead of a death sentence, before a jeering crowd presided over by Stalin. “But you mustRead more.