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Mystic Skate Park

Mystic Skate Park Not everybody comes to Prague for the history and culture. Czechs are very sporty people and there is a wide range of sports activities being participated in throughout the city. One of them is the Mystic Skate Park. Mystic Skate Park in Prague is one of nearly 80 skate parks in the … Read More

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Nostalgic Tram 23

Nostalgic Tram 23 There’s a tram that I use several times a week if I’m travelling from to/from the IP Pavlova area of the city or if I’m heading to Prague Castle. Without realising it I have been travelling on what the Prague Integrated Transport system says is their official “Nostalgic Tram 23”. Since 1951 … Read More

Lucerna Music Bar main stage area

Lucerna Music Bar

Lucerna Music Bar The Lucerna Music Bar is part of the larger Lucerna Palace complex. With a capacity of around 1000 people spread over a main stage floor and an upper balcony floor it’s a great venue for locals and tourists. How a Tourist Uses the Lucerna Music Bar You may be following a band … Read More

the art nouveau style tomb of the novak family in prague's vysehrad cemetery

Vysehrad Cemetery

Exploring Prague’s Vyšehrad Cemetery It’s not normally on many people’s top ten list of things to do in Prague unless 1) you like cemeteries, 2) you like art/design and 3) you know something of Czech culture. But for some people a trip to the Vyšehrad Cemetery will be an interesting and rewarding experience. I’ll show … Read More

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1 Kilo Beef Steak Challenge

One Kilo Beef Steak Challenge For my readers who still work with Imperial measurements this is 2.2 Pounds or the same weight as a regular bag of sugar. Are you hungry enough or do you have the capacity for having a go at this? Then head on down to Restaurant Mustek. I know this more … Read More

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World of Banksy

World of Banksy – The Immersive Experience One of the myriad museums and exhibitions in Prague is called the World of Banksy. Located in the deconsecrated church of ST Michael in Michalska (60 seconds from the Old Town Square and fun fact: deconsecrated churches here may only be used for cultural activities). You might find … Read More

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On-Street Scooters and Bikes

Activity – Hiring On-Street Scooters and Bikes Whether you view them as a curse or a convenient method of getting around there’s no doubting that on-street hire is going to be with us for the foreseeable future. What I’ll try and do on this post is describe the most popular options in Prague and help … Read More

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Kasarna Karlin

Kasarna Karlin Creative Arts and Entertainment On old German maps of Prague you’ll see this spelled like “Kaserne” but the Czech version is Kasárna. Either way it’s a word that describes a barracks so expect a ring of buildings around a huge open square that would once have been an army parade ground. So there’s … Read More

the facade of the hamleys toy shop in Prague decorated for christmas

Hamleys Toy Shop

Hamleys Toy Shop in Prague Hamleys has now CLOSED as a toyshop but the new operator has retained the old activities so it’s now called “The Playground”. I will update this post once I have visited. At first glance Hamleys Toy Shop in Prague is just selling stuffed toys and board games but it’s a … Read More

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House of Axes

The House of Axes In the New Town there’s a little street called Černa which literally means Black Street. On the entryphone to one of the apartment blocks in that street is the single word “Axes”. It is your gateway to The House of Axes because this activity is all about 90 minutes of learning … Read More