LETNÁ DISTRICT: overlooking Prague

The first thing that comes to many people’s minds when they think of Letná is probably Prague’s most well-know beer garden, perched on the high left bank of the river Vltava. The beer garden sits in the middle of Letná Park (Letenské Sady), a wide swath of green space frequented by walkers, runners, picnickers, bikers

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Big bad Joe no longer dominates the west bank skyline, but he used to...

15 FILMS MADE IN PRAGUE (with trailers!)

Prague has long been a favored location choice for big-budget international film and television production companies. Scores of feature films have been made here during the last few decades, as well as numerous television serials, and the entertainment industry remains alive and thriving to this day. Chances are you’ve seen numerous movies and TV shows

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How did former Czechoslovakia became part of the Eastern Bloc

The 20th century was particularly painful for the Czech nation. “Victorious February” (25th Feb 1948), was a government coup and complete takeover of the communists behind the steering wheel of Czechoslovakia. Background Communism as a philosophy emerged from the turmoil of the European industrial revolution, where the ordinary people were for the first time in

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How did Communists take over the former Czechoslovakia.

15 FUNNY PRAGUE PHOTOS – a possible basis for mild culture shock

No disrespect intended, but sometimes the Czech Republic differs from what outsiders are used to in some relatively humorous ways. Wandering around the country over the years, we’ve come across some things that seem perfectly normal here, but may be apt to raise an eyebrow or earn a smirk from people who aren’t from these

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Ride in comfort to the happy ending of a perfect day.

VALENTINES DAY in Prague 2017

It’s February again and that means that Valentines Day (henceforward referred to as VD) is just around the corner, so why not show your special other a good time in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities? For that purpose, we’ve compiled this list of special events to celebrate this special day, some of which are

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10 LOCAL DESIGNER SHOPS with offbeat, original stuff

Sometimes it seems like every third storefront and every other market stall in the center of Prague is occupied by an over-lit, over-priced souvenir shop, all of them bursting with the same shot glasses, “Bohemian” crystal goods, and t-shirts boasting such mottos as “Czech Me Out” or “Prague Olympic Drinking Team”. So maybe this doesn’t appeal

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The interior of Botanicus, very smelly in a good way.

10 VEGETARIAN RESTAURANTS IN PRAGUE

Years ago, about the only thing that Prague had to offer in terms of vegetarian cuisine was fried cheese. Certainly, fried cheese can be a true culinary delight after leaving a bar at 3:00 in the morning. However, it’s not necessarily something you want to have as a dietary staple. The non-meat-eaters among us will

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6 chill TEA ROOMS in central Prague

It’s cold outside. It won’t be warmer any time soon. The streets of Prague sure are purty covered in this year’s uncharacteristic dusting of snow, but one needs to find a warm respite once in a while. To that end, we’ve compiled this list of cozy, authentic tea rooms in the center of town where

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Welcome to Dobrá Čajovna. photo, Mélanie Rada
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