As you walk around Prague, it gets really hard to believe that it was less than 25 years ago that the Velvet Revolution occurred, ultimately leading to the fall of the Communist Party and the birth of... more
Statistically Czechs are one of the top beer drinkers in Europe. There are huge species of beer possible to buy in shops. Actually beer here is not only used for drinking, but also to make soaps,... more
I guess we all agree on this on; there is nothing more exciting than going travelling - exploring another country, experiencing a different culture, travelling around in new ways, sampling the local... more
Here is the traditional bohemian way to set yourself up with Absinthe: Pour a dose (1-1.5oz) of good absinthe into a short glass. Place a sugar cube on a perforated spoon rested on top of your glass.... more
When you enter a restaurant, if you are alone or in a small group, they will often seat you at the end of an already occupied table. Some might see this as a devious attempt at deprivation of privacy,... more
When I was in Prague in the spring of 2011 the theaters were prominently displaying this poster urging people to "dress appropriately for the theatre".
I thought this was a funny poster because the... more
This is everywhere. Some has a lot of multiple cuts, but I prefer lesser work (like Waterford Glass). Of course, everyone to their own. Either way the quality is excellent... more
I've read comments and reviews of some people on travel sites about rudeness. For instance, some staff or hotel personnel are rude or not helpful at some hotels in Prague, like reception lacking... more
When I visited Prague I didn't quite know what to expect. I had assumed to see a lot of faceless concrete buildings, and time worn faces on the local population. That couldn't have been farther from...