(Updated, 28.01) While CitySpy generally only covers local events, being from Los Angeles, I would be remiss not to post about this tragic event.  New information has continued to come to light, but major news outlets have confirmed that Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and as many as seven others were aboard a private Sikorsky S-76 helicopter that crashed into a mountainside in Calabasas, California shortly before 10am. There were no survivors..  Officials stated the crash ignited a brush fire and made it difficult for firefighters and emergency personnel to get to the aircraft, but that the brush fire has been contained.  Allen Kenitzer, an FAA spokesman, said his agency and the National Transportation Safety Board were investigating. Bryant, who spentRead more.

With Christmas now behind us, if you’re like me, you may find yourself with a few extra days off before the New Year and in Prague, you’re certainly not at a loss for options if you wanted to stick close to home… but if you’re looking for a bit of adventure (and maybe some exercise to burn off those extra Christmas pounds or kilos), you might want to consider a ski trip. As I’m sure you’re aware, one of the best things about The Czech Republic is its central location in Europe, so you could very easily head over to the Austrian mountains if you wanted in only a couple of hours… but there’s also some decent skiing in nearbyRead more.

Are you a climber who just moved to Prague and not sure where to go?   Or maybe you’ve just got itchy feet to try out climbing?   With sport climbing making its Olympic debut next year at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and Brno born Adam Ondra (Czech climbing prodigy) qualifying for the event, it’s only natural that the climbing fever has gotten to you.   When I first moved to Prague the climbing bug had only recently bitten me. I was hooked and worried I wouldn’t be able to find places to climb and most importantly, people to climb with!! Those worries quickly washed away as I soon discovered that Prague is a hub of leading-edge climbing gyms and a kick-ass climbingRead more.