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Starbucks schmarbucks – on drinking coffee in the Czech capital

Over the last couple of days I’ve seen so many Starbucks.  I know the one just off Stare Mesto Namesti has been there for years, and the one over in Mala Strana is not new either.  But there are now two on Wenceslas Square, one in Palladium, one at Dejvická and one on Na Poříčí.  I’m pretty sure there … Continue reading

BeenThere. Done that.

I seem to have the best time visiting cities when I’m with someone who actually lives there.  I’m not always very good left to my own devices for a weekend.  I get a bit flustered under all of the time pressure – the requirement to use 48 hours effectively enough to see all the sites as … Continue reading

Role your way to obesity…

Perhaps I am a kill-joy, but I don’t like Segways .  I just don’t really see the point of them. I think I may be in the minority here, as they are currently littering up the streets and (even more irritatingly) the pavements of Prague.   Many tourists here, apparently too lazy to actually walk across one of Europe’s smallest capital city … Continue reading

An astronomical disappointment?

I got in a bit of a funk yesterday on the way home from work. I was walking across Staré Město Náměstí (Old Town Square) when I was almost run over by a “beer bike”.  For those not in the know, a beer bike is popular with stag-do’s in Amsterdam and Berlin and now, apparently, Prague.  It involves a group … Continue reading