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Jičín says historic town title is reward to long term care and conception

The north-east Bohemian town of Jičín, which is best-known as the home of the fairy-tale hero Rumcajs, has been named Czech Historical Town of the year for 2016. The prize, which comes with a one-million-cheque for further preservation work, honours towns and cities in the Czech Republic that have excelled in preserving and renewing their cultural and architectural heritage.

 
 
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In her late 20s Czech traveller Michaela Bugrisová aka. BackPackLady spent more than six months travelling in Asia in…

 
 
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The Directorate of Waterways of the Czech Republic is set to invest tens of millions of crowns into the renovation of a…

 
 
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A successful French start-up called Dayuse, which sells hotel rooms with cut-price rates by the hour, is set to be…

 
 
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Earlier this month the Czech Foreign Ministry launched a five-minute video promoting the Czech Republic or should we…

 
 
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My Prague – Richard Drury

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Little old Čáslav

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Kutná Hora - a history buff’s dream

The town of Kutná Hora lies just 50 kilometres east of Prague, and is a popular destination for tourists venturing…

 
 
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Czech scooter team sets out on South…

A group of seven Czech travellers, four men and three women, are planning to ride across Latin America on scooters…

 
 
 
 
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