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TonyAdams Prague Barber Shop

TONYADAMS Prague Barber Shop in Vinohrady I remember the days of walking into a barber shop in my home town, waiting in a queue of 10 people, reading a five year old gardening magazine, then being called over to a seat for my 15 minute haircut and then out the door. I have to say … Read More

ST Cyril and ST Methodius Church in Prague

St Cyril and St Methodius – Resslova From the metro station at IP Pavlova right down to the riverside I’m always bumping into people with a map in their hands, randomly turning it, looking for street signs etc and invariably when I ask if they need and help they’ll say that they are looking for … Read More

St Cyril and St Methodius crypt in prague

Prague Operation Anthropoid Crypt

Operation Anthropoid – Victory, Defeat and Remembrance In the past I’ve written about the Church of St Cyril and St Methodius and the single event in World War Two history that was called Operation Anthropoid. There’s a lot involved in the story including bravery, betrayal, sacrifice, justice and inspiration. Largely it’s the story of seven … Read More

Prague Dancing House

The Prague Dancing House – Fred and Ginger This building was opened in 1996 and a year later it was still a hot topic of conversation as to whether it was suitable for this location. True, all the buildings surrounding it were built between 1870 and 1890 but can anybody realistically believe that any “new” … Read More

Prague Burlesque at the Theatre Royal

Prague Burlesque at the Theatre Royal First a bit about the venue as it reflects the fortunes of the country itself. It opened in 1929 as the Maceška Theatre (later renamed to Illusion) at the height of what was called the First Republic in an age of Vaudeville, Cabaret and Burlesque. I’ve previously described it … Read More

University of New York in Prague – UNYP

University of New York in Prague – UNYP This is not NYU. The University of New York in Prague is a private business. It’s the largest English Language higher education institute in the country and has only existed as an accredited higher education institution since 2001 but it’s strength is in it’s partnerships. You’ll see … Read More

Czech University of Economics – VSE

Prague University of Economics – VŠE VŠE (Výsoka Škola Ekonomika) started out life in 1919 known as VŠO (Commercial College) which was originally part of the Czech Technical University. It taught banking, wholesale trade and company organisation. Post-war 1949 it formed as a university for the first time and was called the University of Political … Read More