Different perspectives in Invisible Prague

Different perspectives in Invisible Prague

They say that travel opens your mind and broadens your horizons, and while I’m not entirely sure who exactly “they” are, the people who make up these kinds of sayings do have a point. Travel allows us to experience different cultures and remove ourselves from our own patterns, which is...

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The best burgers in Prague

The best burgers in Prague

Jane Austen once famously penned that, “It is a truth universally acknowledged that all meat-eating carnivores in possession of working taste buds must be in want of a burger.” Okay, so maybe I’ve taken a few liberties with that quote, but here in Prague, almost everyone will agree: burgers are...

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City escape: Spend a day at Prague’s Trojský zámek

City escape: Spend a day at Prague’s Trojský zámek

We get it — going to a beer garden and spending a day in the shade with a nice cold brew is perhaps one of the best and most popular ways in Prague to spend a summer’s afternoon. But if you’re looking for an outdoor alternative, why not take a...

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The freshest farmers’ markets in Prague

The freshest farmers’ markets in Prague

Travelling to central Europe and thinking, “Hmm, how am I going to survive weeks (or months) of consuming this hearty — but not always healthy — cuisine from this corner of the globe? Good question. Traditional Czech (and much of central and eastern European) meals are made up of a...

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Where to “park” yourself outside in Prague

Where to “park” yourself outside in Prague

Prague is built on top of nine hills — and atop almost all of those hills there lies a park and a Praguer, probably with a beer in his or her hand, enjoying the view. Many visitors to Prague are surprised at how green the city is, with its all-of-a-sudden-I’m-surrounded-by-flowers-and-gardens...

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A local’s guide to Prague street art

A local’s guide to Prague street art

My credentials as a street artist are as follows: Once upon a time (22 years ago, to be exact), on a nice sunny day after school, my friend and I found our way home through forests, abandoned industrial areas, and all those zones that little rascals like to explore —...

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Prague’s best cafés to cure your coffee cravings

Prague’s best cafés to cure your coffee cravings

Prague is a city that loves coffee, but not all coffee is made equal. Thankfully, Prague is a city with plenty of small businesses serving up ethical coffee. Most of these cafés are not on the typical tourist track (so make sure you have a map… like the one we’ve provided...

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Photo of the week: Winter in Prague

Photo of the week: Winter in Prague

Even if you’re not a winter person, you have to admit that a fresh coat of snow does wonders for a historic city like Prague. Between its amazing Christmas markets (and Christmas market treats!) in the winter and beer gardens in the summer, there is no shortage of festive things to...

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Wall is (not) over: The story of Prague’s John Lennon Wall

Wall is (not) over: The story of Prague’s John Lennon Wall

It’s November 17th and I’m walking through Wenceslas Square in Prague. Officially, it’s the square of a Czech patron saint, but more notably, it’s the square that served as the scene for soviet tanks rushing in and crushing the Prague Spring in ‘68. Then, 21 years later, it symbolised the...

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5 cafés that inspired the literary world

5 cafés that inspired the literary world

There’s something undeniably romantic at the thought of a writer sitting in a smokey coffeehouse, hunched over a notebook — or more recently a laptop — sipping from an espresso and penning the next great novel. Some of the most famous books of all time were written not in isolated...

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