For the ninth time, the City of Olomouc is participating in a nationwide challenge On Bike to Work with the aim of supporting sustainable mobility and healthy movement. Try to change your traffic habits for one month!
Winter swimming is not just a passing trend, even though it might seem so when we see photos of half-naked celebrities filling their Instagram showing their frozen smiles with the winter landscape in the background. Winter swimming has a long history starting when its beneficial effects on the human immune system have been confirmed.
On Friday, December 18, the Czech Republic will once again return to level 4 of the PES system, which means that restrictions will be tightened. This was decided by the House of Commons on December 14; shortly after the restrictions were initially released. Despite that, stores will remain open. Some politicians and experts are worried that Czechs will actually have to spend this Christmas on level 5 of the PES system.
Are you a passionate reader? We have a tip for a newly launched book Women’s Voices in Rowing written by a former Czech athlete! In this book, voices of world-renowned female rowers emerge to fight for diversity and sportsmanship. The book responds to the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 that will be the most gender-balanced Olympic Games in history – with an expected 48.8 percent of women’s participation in all sports.
On Thursday, December 3 more of the COVID-19 restrictions will be released in accordance with the PES system as decided by the Czech government on Sunday, November 29. Possibly the biggest changes relate to opening stores and restaurants, though the limit on the number of people at stores remains in place. At the same time, the Minister of Health suggested another extension of the state of emergency.
Any big plans for the weekend? Or you have to stay in quarantine because you have met someone who was tested positive for coronavirus? We have several tips for you on how to spend this time in a cheerful mood and stay healthy despite being sort of locked home for working remotely or studying online.
After a long day of exploring Prague, you can relax in parks and ancient gardens. The Czech capital is one of the greenest cities in the world. There are about 200 parks and recreational areas scattered around the city. That’s a lot of parks and gardens of all kinds: it is very easy to find a place for recreation, picnic, entertainment or just communication with nature. For those who love nature, here is a list of their favourite parks in Prague to sit, sleep, and just hang out in.
Prague offers a different variety of entertainment such as shopping, international cuisine, or interesting places to visit. During summer every tourist also dreams of visiting cool and refreshing places, such as public swimming pools. Fortunately for the citizens of Prague and visitors of the city, there are both outdoor summer pools as well as large swimming complexes with a roof.