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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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Passion Chocolate Boutique

Published on November 21th, 2013 in Shopping

Lately there has been a surge in popularity of artisanal locally made products, particularly those of the edible variety. One that has recently come to my attention are the confections from Passion Hand Made Chocolate. This newly established, Prague-based chocolatier specializes in...

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French Skincare at the Czech Pharmacy

Published on November 07th, 2013 in Shopping

Czech pharmacies (lékárny) are quite different than American ones. They’re more along the lines of an English chemist’s, although I’ve been told that Czech lékárny are even more unique because they are among the few pharmacies left in the EU where the pharmacists still whip up homemade remedies for what ails you...

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An Instant Classic

Published on October 31th, 2013 in Shopping

Men who wish to dress snappily will find more and more options in Prague these days with dapper menswear shops popping up all over the Czech capital—there’s even an entire shopping mall (, Central Europe’s first, devoted to stylish gents! ...

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A Guide to Cheap Czech Chocolate & Candy

Published on October 17th, 2013 in Shopping

Kofila (introduced in 1923)

Chocolate truffle bar with coffee-flavored mousse filling.

Křupky velké arašídové
(introduced in 1972)

Peanut-flavored Cheez Doodles. Strangely addictive. You’ve been warned...

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Great Czech Beauty Buys

Published on May 16th, 2013 in Shopping

Prague is awash in boutiques selling sophisticated fragrances and cosmetics. (See our recent post on one of them, Ingredients). However, if you’re looking for an affordable, unusual souvenir from your Prague trip—and just happen to be a beauty products addict like me...

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