COOLING OFF IN PRAGUE

So it’s finally full-on summer. That’s great. The fun, the sun, the heat reflecting off the cobblestone streets, the sweat on your brow, the stinky tram rides – Prague’s got it all for everyone to enjoy. And when you’ve enjoyed it all enough, you’ll probably want to do something to cool off for a bit. There’s

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THE PRAGUE BOTANICAL GARDEN at Troja

The weather has turned fantastic in the last couple of weeks, it’s almost summer, and this is no time to stay indoors. The last month before the June solstice is my favorite season in Prague. The trees and bushes are all in bloom, and the green is getting on towards its full summer glory. The

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ZOO PRAHA: doing it like animals

Living in Prague can be a wild life, and nothing says ‘wild’ like hanging out with lions and tigers and bears. Or jaguars and lizards and beers. The place for that is obviously Zoo Praha, one of the coolest and most widely acclaimed zoos not only in Europe, but also in the entire world. It’s

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Tom is a playful bad-ass who enjoys playing tricks on his keepers when he's not busy popping suddenly out of the water to startle children and unsuspecting dogs.