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

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.

NEW YEAR’S EVE 2016, what to do in Prague

In Prague, New Year’s Eve has a name and that name is Silvestr. Everybody knows Silvestr. Silvestr is a hep cat prone to indulge in parties, loud noises, throbbing music, immoderate substance use, and erratic behavior. Many local people love Silvestr’s charm and daring. Many other local people avoid Silvestr like the plague by escaping

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It ain't a party 'til somethin' blows up.

BOHEMIAN SWITZERLAND: on the trail with Northern Hikes

The Elbe Sandstone Mountains, formed from the sedimentary remains of the Jurassic sea bed, straddle the Czech-German border in the northwest corner of Bohemia, just a couple of hours distant from Prague by train or car. This region has long been known as Bohemian Switzerland and Saxon Switzerland, depending on which side of the border

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ENGLISH-LANGUAGE THEATRE IN PRAGUE, autumn 2016

One of the things I love about this city is that there are so many theaters here, you can’t walk down the street without tripping over the light fantastic. Prague is a huge center of cultural activity of all types. Unfortunately, a lot of the theatrical performances are relatively inaccessible to those of us with

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Prague Shakespeare Company at the Estates Theater.
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