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Dating in the times of Corona

  “All You Need Is Love” – Original photography by Mike von Köppe. On that night, I had some drinks with friends in one of the most popular bars in town, when the doors opened, there she was. Her beauty outshined the tastefully arranged mood lighting and I swear, I smelled the sweet fragrance of […]

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Sport

The history of ice hockey in the Czech Republic?

Ice hockey traditionally thought of as born in Canada, has universal appeal. Canadians are far from alone in their passion. It’s also a sport that has gained incredible popularity in the Czech Republic since it came to the country at the turn of the 20th century and is considered one of the Czech’s favourite sports to date. […]

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Arts & Designs

Artist In The Spotllight Machteld Aardse

Machteld Aardse(1972) is a multimedia artist based in Amsterdam. After getting a Masters Degree in Art History at the University of Amsterdam, she completed a BFA in Fine Arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam and an MFA in Public Art at the Dutch Art Institute. She is part of De Beeldvormers, Art Partner […]

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Gastronomy

Business in the spotlight: Hospoda Shromaždiště goes vegan.

Last week we met up with couple Iveta born in Hořice in Czechia and her husband Nick born in Brisbane, Australia. They met whilst travelling in Vietnam and in 2017 they decided to move to Prague with the idea in mind to open a bar or restaurant. In May 2020 at the end of the […]

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Fighting Fit in the Corona Era

Muna Kayalova Muna Kayalova is a Syrian-Czech clinical microbiologist who keeps up with the latest updates regarding  COVID-19 as a part of her daily work. She’s also a registered nutritionist who promotes a healthy diet and lifestyle to prevent chronic diseases and age-related disabilities.   Who could have imagined that a microscopic virus would turn […]

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Slavic mythology: Rod, and the birth of a new universe (Kafkadesk)

Museums around the world are filled with statues of gods and goddesses once worshipped by the ancient Greeks, Romans or Egyptians. But what about the Slavic mythology? We already learned about Perun, the thunder god, and Morena, the goddess of death, now let’s take a look at Slavic mythology’s very own creation myth. All cultures, across eras […]

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Olympics, Isolation, and Hope

Note: This article was written during the end of the first lockdown of the Czech Republic, although some points might seem out of time, a majority of this article still stands as we a have entered our second wave of lockdown. Hit Hard by the Pandemic, the Czech Olympic Team Still Stands Tall Extraordinary times […]

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Arts & Designs

Everything is Different: Festival 4+4 Days in Motion, local artists and the future of education

From the  9 to the⁠ 17of  October, the New School in Strašnice, which until now has been closed for 15 years, as well as the adjacent garden, will turn into a unique center of culture and gathering. The festival 4+4 Days in Motion follows its goal to culturally enliven non-traditional spaces like previously done at […]

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World-famous dancer Sergei Polunin to perform in the Forum Karlin.

Sergei Polunin will present the choreography “Up, Close & Personal” at a single performance in Prague on November 30th, and pre-sale has already started. A unique experience where you get to get up close (onto the dancefloor) to live through a 40-minute masterpiece by Sergei Polunin inspired by the legendary dance and choreographer Václav Nižinský. […]

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Which Type of Student Accommodation Is the Best

We Compared Pros and Cons of Dorms, Private Apartments and Coliving Spaces There are many universities in the Czech Republic. Most of them, for example, Charles University, are located in Prague, some are situated in Brno and the rest of them are scattered all across the country. Some of those students who do not study […]