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Prague: ARTĚL Style

Expert recommendations and insider tips for first-time visitors and locals alike from ARTĚL’s founder, Karen Feldman, who has lived in Prague since 1994. Click on the links below for detailed reviews – from Feldman’s own unique perspective – of all the best that Prague has to offer...





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Fabulous Vintage Finds for Your Home

Published on December 06th, 2012 in Shopping

This online shop has long been a favorite of mine for its brilliantly curated selection of vintage Czechoslovak furniture, glass, ceramics, lamps, clocks, watches, and household objects. From a covetable PRIM Caliber 66 wrist watch (2,950 CZK) to...

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Published on November 29th, 2012 in Hotels

If, like my brother, you prefer to stay in apartments instead of hotels, is the go-to choice. He used their service in summer of 2010 and was more than delighted with the results. Their apartments are all located in Prague 1 so it is IMPOSSIBLE not to have a good location...

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Rock 'n' Roll, Czech Style

Published on November 22th, 2012 in Entertainment

While it won’t top everyone’s list of places to visit in Prague, The Museum and Archive of Popular Music, (Popmuseum for short), will certainly please fans of bigbít (Czech slang for rock music), as well as anyone interested in music history...

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Confessions of a Communist-era DJ

Published on November 15th, 2012 in Interviews

Vladimír Zahradníček, the father of a friend, has had a long and varied career that has included stints as a pop keyboardist, a composer for Black Light theater productions, and dramaturge for Czech Television...

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The Art of Drinking Absinthe

Published on November 08th, 2012 in Dining & Drinking

Absinthe has always been a novelty for Americans who associate it with the romantic, bohemian Prague of centuries ago. I’m regularly asked by visiting friends where to try it. Truthfully, if you want to sample quality absinthe, avoid any establishment that offers flaming green shots...

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