Category: Prague Tourism

Taxi driver charges 8,700 crowns to take tourists from airport to hotel in Prague 5-Smichov – around 16 times the usual price (550 Kc); money is refunded after cops track down driver (Tydenik Policie) [Social Media Post] 0

Taxi driver charges 8,700 crowns to take tourists from airport to hotel in Prague 5-Smichov – around 16 times the usual price (550 Kc); money is refunded after cops track down driver (Tydenik Policie) [Social Media Post]

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15 guests at Prague 4-Chodov’s Best Western Amedia Praha hospitalised because of nausea and vomiting; cause of sickness currently unknown (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

15 guests at Prague 4-Chodov’s Best Western Amedia Praha hospitalised because of nausea and vomiting; cause of sickness currently unknown (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Ryanair passenger on Prague-to-London Stansted flight complains that her seat had no lifejacket (Metro UK) [Social Media Post] 0

Ryanair passenger on Prague-to-London Stansted flight complains that her seat had no lifejacket (Metro UK) [Social Media Post]

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Celebrity chef Jan Puncochar leads 30-million-crown revamp of U Mateje in Prague 6-Dejvice’s Hanspaulka neighbourhood; one half will offer “modern sauce-based Czech cuisine”, the other Mediterranean fine dining (Forbes) [Social Media Post] 0

Celebrity chef Jan Puncochar leads 30-million-crown revamp of U Mateje in Prague 6-Dejvice’s Hanspaulka neighbourhood; one half will offer “modern sauce-based Czech cuisine”, the other Mediterranean fine dining (Forbes) [Social Media Post]

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Fun Fact: In a tradition dating back to 1914, insurance firm Ceska pojistovna keeps a live eel (called Pepik) in the fountain in its office on Spalena street, Prague 1-Nove Mesto (Miluju Prahu) [Social Media Post] 0

Fun Fact: In a tradition dating back to 1914, insurance firm Ceska pojistovna keeps a live eel (called Pepik) in the fountain in its office on Spalena street, Prague 1-Nove Mesto (Miluju Prahu) [Social Media Post]

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Three of five Algerian men convicted of gang-raping Irish tourist in Prague 1-Stare Mesto hostel last April get increased sentences ranging from three to six years in prison (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Three of five Algerian men convicted of gang-raping Irish tourist in Prague 1-Stare Mesto hostel last April get increased sentences ranging from three to six years in prison (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Unnamed “high-end Asian restaurant in Prague” sold Polish meat from slaughterhouse alleged to have processed sick cows, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Toman tells parliamentary committee (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] [corrected] 0

Unnamed “high-end Asian restaurant in Prague” sold Polish meat from slaughterhouse alleged to have processed sick cows, Agriculture Minister Miroslav Toman tells parliamentary committee (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] [corrected]

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Prague city government approves plan to build tramline from Muzeum end of Wenceslas Square to Vodickova/Jindrisska streets; first tram could run by 2022 (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Prague city government approves plan to build tramline from Muzeum end of Wenceslas Square to Vodickova/Jindrisska streets; first tram could run by 2022 (Denik.cz) [Social Media Post]

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2019 Czech Beer Festival/Cesky pivni festival cancelled due to lack of support from Prague 7 and city of Prague, organizer Sarka Vavrova announces on her blog (Sarka pije pivo) [Social Media Post] 0

2019 Czech Beer Festival/Cesky pivni festival cancelled due to lack of support from Prague 7 and city of Prague, organizer Sarka Vavrova announces on her blog (Sarka pije pivo) [Social Media Post]

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Case of Irish woman allegedly gang-raped by Algerian men in Old Town hostel in April moves from district court to Prague’s municipal court; 1 man cleared; other 5 initially sentenced to 2 or 2.5 years in prison (Blesk) [Social Media Post] 0

Case of Irish woman allegedly gang-raped by Algerian men in Old Town hostel in April moves from district court to Prague’s municipal court; 1 man cleared; other 5 initially sentenced to 2 or 2.5 years in prison (Blesk) [Social Media Post]

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