Month: September 2005

  • Prague 6: A multi-functional hub

    Written by: David Friday Photo: archive With commercial, residential, and diplomatic nuances, Prague 6 boasts a population of 137,000. And at over 59 km2, including the 25 km2 Šárka nature reserve, it rivals some of the country’s regional cities in size. Nová Liboc “THE LOCATION is historically a very prestigious address, with lots of greenery…

  • ISSUE #116

    Photo: archiv Satoši Takae (46) President of TPCA Kolín from July 2005. What made you accept this position? I think holding the office of the company president is a challenge which is not to refuse. What do you see as your main challenge? I want to bring the company to the point when Czech managers…

  • Links by the riverside

    Written by: Libor Ševčík Photo by: Luminum Astonishingly enough, the nice, nine-hole golf course on the right bank of the Vltava was once a site of devastated land filled with illegal dumps, strange sheds, and unsightly fences. UNTIL THIS AUGUST there was only one nine-hole golf course – in Prague-Motol – within the Czech capital.…

  • Scaling the heights, safely

    Written by: Michal Procházka Photo: www.isifa.com True, September weather isn’t that great for swimming, but you can still enjoy an outdoor sport, in the wild. Rock climbing is practically ideal, and you can even enjoy it in bad weather – on any of countless man-made walls. ROCK climbing is definitely an extreme, dangerous sport. But…

  • September 2005

    Compiled by: Milan Duda “I just can’t imagine that we could increase the prices some way. This is simply impossible.” – Lubomír Zaorálek, vice-chairman of the Parliament, speaking about prices in a hotel for MPs, where one night costs 43 crowns. “Immediately after his birth, as soon as he took a breath for the first…

  • Look & Listen

    movies Team America Intentionally outrageous adventure-comedy (with songs) by the South Park bad boys, featuring surprisingly lifelike marionettes, about a US rapid-response team out to thwart global terrorists in Paris, the Middle East and Korea. Warning: expect over-the-top sophomoric humor and scenes of graphic puppet sex. The Aviator Absorbing and entertaining biopic detailing the dramatic…

  • Gilles Bérouard, Regional CEO, Euro RSCG

    Written by: Milan Duda Art: Nenad Vitas What did you want to be when you were a kid? A CEO. I didn’t know what it meant, but it looked great. If only I had known…. What truth about yourself would you like people to know? I just never give up. Do you think it is…

  • September 2005

    Hypnotic rock The French ambient-electronica duo M83 will perform in Prague as a part of the MOVE festival. Anthony Gonzalez and Nicolas Fromageau debuted in 2001 with their album M83, but Fromageau left the band in 2003 following the release of their second, breakthrough album Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts. This album earned…

  • The best of Hamburg

    Written by: Milan Duda Photo www.isifa.com Germany’s second largest city is definitely not only one of Europe’s most diverse ports with a thriving industry and trade center, it’s also home to hundreds of parks and gardens, and romantic canals that reminds one of Amsterdam or Venice. Hamburg has even more bridges than those two destinations…

  • Peugeot 1007: magic bus

    Written by: Jan Tuček The claim that it’s no longer possible to create anything original in the automotive industry is challenged by the new Peugeot 1007, a magical box that anyone can make his or her own. THE PROPORTIONS OF the Peugeot 1007 give the impression right off that it doesn’t intend to be average.…