Archive for February 14th, 2014

Talk of the tower

Talk of the tower

In the city of a thousand spires, there’s a buzz around one in particular: the newly renovated TV tower, with a fine-dining restaurant and a one-room hotel at the top of it.

Towering over Prague’s thousand baroque and renaissance spires at 216 metres high, the Zizkov Television Tower has undergone an extensive overhaul and reopened as Tower Park Praha. (more…)

Falmouth prepares for historic oyster festival

Falmouth prepares for historic oyster festival

For over a century, families around the Cornish fishing town of Falmouth have dredged the bay and surrounding rivers for oysters using boats pulled by hand or powered by sail. Thanks to ancient laws designed to protect oyster stocks, those traditions remain today and make the Falmouth Oyster Festival a unique exhibition of traditional methods – and great oysters. (more…)

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