Toulcův Dvůr
Jan25

Toulcův Dvůr

In Prague, one can be sometimes surprised by finding something unexpected for the location. In Hostivař, in the very neighborhood of Sídliště Košík, a monstrous complex of big square buildings built in the commie times, an apparation of rural period can be seen. Centre for ecological education Toulcův dvůr (Toulec farmyard) is a complex of historically valuable buildings that survived the brutal rebuilding of the originally...

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Brewery called Hostivař is actually in Horní Měcholupy
Jan13

Brewery called Hostivař is actually in Horní Měcholupy

Microbrewery offensive So it came to pass that the number of microbreweries started to grow dramatically. People who are familiar with Únětice brewery situated in a few miles north from Prague have witnessed the successful expansion into Prague pubs, bars and restaurants. And this was not only successful microbrewery. However, for some reason, these had been being established mainly on the western bank of the City, or around its...

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Great railway tips
Dec31

Great railway tips

Railway transport in Prague has passed several periods of wild development. Do you know the Czech republic is the country with the highest density of railway network? Also, Prague is a city with one of the highest densities of station pubs. Of course in terms of travel drinking, nothing can compete with the bar just in the departure lounge at Dublin airport, but Prague station pubs also have great atmosphere. There are weird station...

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Brief guide to Czech deli food, part 2: Sweet shop
Dec11

Brief guide to Czech deli food, part 2: Sweet shop

Many rumors about strange and rather not easily digestible Czech cuisine are to be found on the internet and in tourist guides. However just a few sources report that Czechs have a big sweet tooth. Many places with a “Cukrárna” sign on them proof that. In fact, the magic word “cukrárna” literary means “sugaria” and do not doubt it is really sweet inside. Czech sweet stuff is a blend of Italian and...

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Brief Guide to Czech deli food: Part 1
Oct01

Brief Guide to Czech deli food: Part 1

Food issues in Prague are quite delicate – foreigners who want to taste the local cuisine undergo a serious risk. A typical death caused by a Czech dish is being choked with a dumpling, or death due to a lethal bladder collapse. This means, exploring Czech cuisine is a kind of extreme sport or a high adrenalin adventure for people who long for a near -death experience. Well, I am extraroggating a bit, on the other hand, we should...

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