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Travel Local – The Ponds of Dobcice

All photos  were provided by www.dobcickerybnicky.cz A short two hour drive south of the capitol and three hours west of Brno, nestled in the Southwest corner of the Czech Republic lies The Ponds of Dobcice.  Word quickly caught on about this tranquil paradise originally built as a summer home for the Stritecky family by architect […]

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Manifesto for a sustainable and neighbourly Prague

As the Covid-19 pandemic forces us to rethink our lifestyle, more than 30 local organisations called on the Prague city hall, the local municipalities and the Prague Institute for Urban Planning and Development (IPR) to launch public discussions to debate the city’s future. Among other suggestions, the signatories of this public manifesto for a sustainable […]

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Travel Local – Bohemian Switzerland weekend special

photo by Huhulenik If you are looking for a two day break where you will be able to connect with nature at the deepest level, then you should know that the opportunity awaits : just a two hour drive from Prague. This post aims to save you some planning time, by giving you some useful […]

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Smiling Crocodile Charity Stream

All children want to smile, even if they can’t say so out loud. Zdeněk Strnad is turning 50 this week, and he’s asked his friends, family, and anyone else who’s interested for an unusual gift. Instead of the traditional presents of whisky or beer, Zdeněk has asked his loved ones to donate to a cause […]

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Quarantine Workouts With Václav Kuneš

As quarantine has become common practice in the fight against the corona virus in many countries, and millions are now encouraged to stay home, keeping away from the fridge and remaining active has become a struggle for many of us. To help those stuck at home Václav Kuneš, the choreographer, dancer, and leader of the […]

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Oko! Magazine

Oko! Magazine Edition 7

Oko! is happy to introduce the first edition of our new look magazine.

The latest issue is packed full of incredible articles including our community piece on the unique Czech-Vietnamese relationship, Prague’s bustling hip-hop scene and plenty of original interviews featuring artists, musicians and community leaders in the Czech Republic.

Due to the current coronavirus situation, Oko! has decided not to print this edition but you can read all these fresh and exciting articles and more online now.

And the best part…it’s completely free!

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#OccupyAirbnb: Fighting back against short-term rentals in Prague

Prague, Czech Republic – As the city is experiencing a dire housing shortage and prices are going through the roof, a small collective decided to strike back against Airbnb. By renting a big flat in Prague Old Town and turning it into a meeting and discussion platform, the group spent the weekend attracting attention to […]

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CANZA

CANZA Promoting the Interests and Cultures of Australia and New Zealand in the Czech Republic   In the summer of 2005, Australians Steve Rees and Richard York, along with New Zealander Len Edney, got together over a few beers and floated the idea of an association for expatriate Aussies and Kiwis living in the Czech […]

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Las Adelitas celebrating 10 Years in Prague

This year Las Adelitas, the home of Mexican cuisine in Prague, will celebrate their tenth anniversary, having opened their first restaurant on the cosmopolitan Americká Street in October 2009. Since then, they have continued to expand across the city, establishing a further three restaurants, with their latest venture located on Petrská, in the bustling area […]

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Letná in the Spotlight

Letná in the Spotlight The District Timed by the Ticking of the Metronome   Nothing rushes in Letná, neither the trams nor the people. They are moving at the leisurely pace dictated by the Metronome, which nods approvingly at everything that is happening on the right bank of the Vltava. Life here means gardens, unhurried […]