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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 3 Farmers Markets in Prague

Published on July 03rd, 2014 in Shopping

Summer is a time of glorious fruits and vegetables grown right here in the Czech Republic. If you’ve been consuming a lot of traditional Czech food this may surprise Potatoes, tomatoes, onions and garlic are regulars but tis the season to take advantage of the berry bounty...

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7 Truly Cheap Czech Items

Published on June 12th, 2014 in Shopping

Prague is consistently named as a great-value destination. In fact, the handy cost-of-living website Numbeo ranks the Czech capital as one of the cheapest European cities for public transport, dining out, and grocery shopping. While those who earn and spend the local currency may not think of Prague as super affordable...

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5 Visually Stunning Czech Books

Published on June 05th, 2014 in Shopping

A leporelo is the Czech term for an accordion-folded book that is richly illustrated and has little text. I found a copy of this particular gem at one of my favorite rare book shops in Prague – it is quite possibly the book purchase I am most proud of as it is simply brilliant...

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Not-So-Fashionable Footwear

Published on April 10th, 2014 in Shopping

If you've ever had the pleasure of visiting a Czech home, you are probably familiar with the house slippers, or bačkory, that guests are given by the hosts and expected to wear for the duration of their stay. (A word to the wise: if you plan to make your fabulous new heels the centerpiece of your ensemble while attending a Czech dinner party, reconsider!)...

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