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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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Top 5 Cafés for Coffee Lovers

Published on October 18th, 2012 in Dining & Drinking

Locally-roasted, single-origin beans prepared by highly skilled baristas—have we departed for Vienna, Rome or Seattle? Not at all. Right here in Prague it’s increasingly possible to enjoy a gourmet cup. I’ve selected five must-visit cafes for caf-fiends, all of them ideal for brunch and light meals...

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Four Seasons Hotel Spa

Published on October 11th, 2012 in Services

This place is a real hidden gem. The pedicurist, Monika, is rumored to be among the best in town, and her English is as exceptional as the service she provides. The wet pedicure here is as close to an American pedicure experience as I have found in Prague...

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A Bespoke Shoemaker in Prague

Published on October 04th, 2012 in Shopping

When shopping in Prague, I’m always on the lookout for luxury goods that showcase artistry and originality. Made-to-measure footwear certainly fits the bill. But you won’t be able to purchase a pair of Salon Lawart bespoke Oxfords or brogue derbies at shopping malls in Prague. Owner Erik Lawart is a cobbler...

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Lucerna Palace Cinema

Published on September 27th, 2012 in Entertainment

The oldest permanently operated movie theatre in Europe, the Lucerna Cinema opened in 1909. It was also here that the very first “talkie” premiered in Europe. With its glamorous velvet curtain, gilt chandeliers and balcony, this auditorium will absolutely take you back to the golden age of cinema...

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