Richard Browning is an English inventor, entrepreneur and speaker. He founded Gravity Industries Ltd in March 2017, the company behind the 'Daedalus Mark 1', a Jet Suit that uses several miniature jet engines to achieve vertical flight. On Tuesday 2nd March 2019, he flew his jet suit along the Vltava river in Prague. As is … Continue reading English inventor Richard Browning flies in Prague
The Žižkov Tower (Czech: Žižkovský vysílač) stands 216 metres (709 feet) tall and was built between 1985 and 1992. The Tower was designed by architect Václav Aulický and structural engineer Jiří Kozák. The design of the tower divides opinion among Prague residents - it certainly doesn't blend sympathetically with the architecture of Prague. Imagine that someone … Continue reading David Černý’s Miminka (Babies) return to the Žižkov Tower, Prague
Norman Lovett is a stand-up comedian, with a dead-pan style, famous for playing the computer 'Holly' in the Red Dwarf TV series 1 and 2, series 7 as a guest star, series 8 as a regular and series 12 as a guest star. From Series 3, Holly was played by Hattie Hayridge. Holly's user interface … Continue reading Norman ‘Holly’ Lovett Live at Kino Světozor – Sunday 3rd March 2019
Rick Manore, our roving guest reporter, continues his photo review of Vyšehrad Cemetery and also visits the Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul at Vyšehrad.
Rick Manore, our roving guest reporter, added this video from within Vyšehrad Cemetery to his Vyšehrad, Prague report.
Rick Manore, our roving guest reporter, visits Vyšehrad, Prague.. Vyšehrad is situated on a sprawling tract of elevated land south of Prague Castle and dates from 1080. Continued here..
Thanks for being part of The Prague Review and wishing everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. Here are my favourites from 2018: Some great food at Sia Restaurant on V Celnici, Prague 1 - their first year a success. The UK's Royal Mint issued 26 new 10p coins, each featuring a design intended to … Continue reading Best of 2018
Crispin Glover is an American actor known for playing eccentric roles such as George McFly in Back to the Future and the Thin Man in Charlie's Angels. Here is a classic scene from Back to the Future where George tries to tell Lorraine that he is her destiny. I found Crispin's chateau (zámek in Czech) on … Continue reading Crispin Glover’s Chateau (Zámek), Konárovice, Czech Republic
The Slav Epic is a series of large paintings by artist Alfons Mucha. It's quite different to his usual Art Nouveau work, which you'll probably recognise below. Obecní dům is a spectacular building and always worth a visit. The Mucha exhibition is in two large rooms on the third floor - there is an elevator although I … Continue reading The Slav Epic Exhibition, Municipal House (Obecní dům), Prague, Czech Republic
The Gallery of Steel Figures has only been open a few weeks. The site was formally a wax museum. I never bothered to visit the wax museum, but was excited to see something new and unusual rise from the melted wax. We visited Sunday the 5th August late afternoon and were really impressed. Everything is made … Continue reading Gallery of Steel Figures, Prague, Czech Republic