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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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Happy Holidays!

Published on December 25th, 2016 in Basics

Happy Holidays from the Prague: ARTĚL Style Blog team!

Please click for a special Holiday video greeting from ARTĚL.

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Christmas Time Arrives in Prague c. 1964

Published on December 24th, 2016 in Basics

I came across this wonderful video just in time for the holidays.

Lovely to see the way things were – my Christmas gift of choice being the sausages in cellophane, of course! Nothing more Czechoslovak than that.

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Hamleys: Toy Paradise in Prague

Published on November 12th, 2016 in Shopping

This spring a 4,500-sq-meter branch of the oldest toy store in the world (est. 1760 in London and supplying British royals with toys ever since) opened on Na Přikopě street in Prague. It is considered the largest toy store in Central Europe, the second largest on the entire Continent.

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A Vintage Czech Whisky with a Great Backstory

Published on November 06th, 2016 in Shopping

The Czech Republic has never been known for quality spirits, though fans of Becherovka and slivovice will surely disagree. But the country actually produces an award-winning whisky which, when it debuted a number of years ago, was a pleasant surprise to many.

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Prague’s Largest and Loveliest Theater for Children

Published on November 03rd, 2016 in Entertainment

Your visit to Prague must include a visit to Divadlo Minor, a magical theater for tots. As someone who now considers herself a bit of a veteran on the kid's theater scene, I can honestly say that this is among the best. Centrally located and with a wide repertoire of inventive performances and workshops, Minor has it all—puppetry, musical theater, and improv in a fantastically-designed space.

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