At one point or another, I think we’re all on the hunt for a nice restaurant with great city views. What if I told you there’s one located near the city center and is discreetly perched on the rooftop of a mall? I’ve got one for you and it’s called T-anker. Right across Palladium shopping center (right outside of Náměstí Republiky metro station) is another shopping mall called Kotva. You can’t miss Kotva because of its stylish exterior and architecture which resembles cubism. It’s sleek, black and geometrically interesting with yellow block letters screaming “Kotva” – can’t miss it. But now it gets tricky. You will not enter the mall. In fact, you will walk along the left side ofRead more.

A Cubist Cafe in Prague? Yes. Are you an architecture-junkie? Let me give you a hit and turn your attention towards The Madonna House (also known as “The House of the Black Mother”, or “U Černé Matky Boží” in Czech). Luckily for us, it’s located right in the heart of Prague’s Old Town and is noted as the only surviving Cubist interior in the world. Josef Gočár was only 31 years old when he designed the building in 1911 which originally was supposed to be a department store. With angular windows and its unique balconies, it symbolizes the Czech contribution to the cubist movement in its entirety. This building was open for ten years until it shut down due toRead more.

If you’re into live jazz, blues, and funk this is going to be your go-to place to unwind at the end of the week. To your luck, you can go any night if you wanted to – not just at the end of the week. What’s great about the Jazz Republic is that they offer live jazz every night without an entrance fee. Tables fill up quick though, so it’s best to visit their website and reserve a table online before heading down. Online you can see tables that are already reserved or not, giving you an idea of how crowded it will be before even going. Music usually starts at either 8pm or 9pm. The feel and atmosphere ofRead more.