Sports

tower park in prague with umbrellas and chairs on grass

Prague Tower Park

Prague Tower Park Recreation Area On the Prague TV Tower post I mentioned this place because although Prague Tower Park would not normally be on your list of places to visit, you will appreciate combining the TV Tower and Tower Park. When I worked at the TV Tower in 1996/7 this was a public park … Read More

Shooting in Prague

Shooting in Prague Opportunities for shooting in Prague have increased enormously since I first came here and it’s much better organised than it used to be. No more having to hire a car with no sat-nav to try and find the corner of some field miles away from the city to get a few rounds … Read More

Prague Marathon PIM

The Prague Marathon – A RunCzech Event There are a number of Races throughout the year in different cities in the Czech Republic. The 26.2 mile (42Km) Prague Marathon is usually in the first week of May and is organised by RunCzech. It’s scheduled to be an early-May event i.e. first or second weekend in … Read More

Slavia Prague Football Club

The Other Slavia Prague Team The reason I included “Football” in the title is because in Prague, Slavia would also be an Ice Hockey Club and in fact both do play their matches in the same complex. Remember that the Slavia Prague website does not sell tickets direct and instead uses a site at http://www.ticketportal.cz. … Read More

Eskimo fishing on a prague carp pond

Frozen Pond Fishing Fun

Prague Winter – Fishing on a Frozen Pond This is a managed Carp pond. You can find hundreds of these scattered around the outskirts of Prague and regionally in Czech. Back in October/November when the weather was not yet freezing, the pond was largely drained so that the bred carp could be more easily caught … Read More

Sparta Prague Football Club

Visiting Sparta Prague This page was largely written to help football fans coming out here to watch Euro matches but it’s worth understanding a little of the history. Sparta Prague (in Czech AC Sparta Praha) has been around since 1893 (I actually first learned this after asking about some graffiti) and had worn their famous … Read More

Prague in February

Prague in February Handling the Weather and What to Wear Prague in February is historically the coldest time of the year and it’s not uncommon to get periods of minus 10 degrees Celsius in the city. As with January, the clothing advice is to have thermal leggings available to you (they don’t take up much … Read More

Zlute Lazne Prague’s Original Beach Fun

Zlute Lazne – Prague’s Original Beach Holiday Location What’s to see and do? If you’re in Prague during the summer and you just fancy a break from the deep culture and stunning architecture then Zlute Lazne (Yellow Spa) might be for you especially if you’ve got kids with you. Zlute Lazne is a self-contained recreational … Read More