If you’re watching a football (soccer for those stateside) match, you’ll see the coaches and substitutes sitting on the sidelines, often in dugout area that might feature a curved back wall adorned with advertising. Well, Czech football team FC Viktoria Plzeň, who call home one of the most famous beer towns in the world, recently came up with an ingenious way to advertise their sponsor, Gambrinus. Their new dugouts, unveiled this week, are massive beer cans – and pretty great large-scale models of the familiar Gambrinus brand. And the team isn’t skimping – these are the full 12° variety. Doosan Arena’s brand-new seating sections also feature “state of the art” heated leather seats inside their enclosed area, promising to
The Czech Republic has a long and storied history of producing some of the world’s greatest women’s tennis stars, but did you know that none of them have yet achieved a #1 singles ranking since the WTA began its official rankings in 1975? Of course, Prague-born tennis great Martina Navratilova set a record with 332 weeks at the number one position during the 1970s and 80s (which was later surpassed by Steffi Graf), but she had emigrated to (and represented) the United States during her tenure at the at the top. Now, however, the Czech Republic has its first women’s singles #1, as Karolína Plíšková takes the top spot in a most surprise fashion: despite an early departure from this
If – like so many people these days – your work involves sitting at a desk much of the time, it’s only natural to want to break free of this sedentary life and get outside to do something entirely different. Prague is filled with activities that will get you out of the chair and into a whole new adventure. Skydiving Here’s one not for the faint of heart! Up, up, and away – and then you plummet back towards the earth at a heart-stopping speed. Fortunately, if you use Skydiving in Prague, you have a trained instructor jumping with you, who will make sure that you arrive at your destination in the same condition in which you boarded the plane.