Another place besides IKEA to get furniture? We all know IKEA is crowned king when it comes down to getting decent quality furniture at an affordable price. We can all recognize items from IKEA out in the public or at our friends’ places since we know the iconic merchandises so well. However, what if I were to tell you that in Prague, there is in fact a plan B when it comes to getting furniture? You see, all I wanted was an office chair for my room. After browsing IKEA’s selection online, I was not impressed and things got pretty pricey, for a chair. I started browsing other options and came across xxxLutz –– okay, seriously I know how itRead more.

This spot seems to be popular for language teachers and expats. Come here in the afternoon and you’ll easily overhear a few English (or Czech) lessons going on at once. Conveniently located between Jiriho z Podebrad and Namesti Miru metro stops (the green line A), it’s no wonder it’s a hit amongst expats in the area. This coffee shop comes a small bookshop and mini everything-goes kind of gift store at the entrance. You can find postcards, Czech literature, mugs, pottery, crafts, packs of gum, cigarettes, pretty random things in case you’ve been needing them. This cafe can be easily missed and mistaken for the tea shop located right next door. I’ve done it quite a few times. The entranceRead more.

The best cafés, sweet shops or the best hot chocolate in and around town during Prague’s busy if rather rainy season by the author of Prague Superguide (Míra Valeš, with photographs courtesy of Nikolas Tušl, Mark Prethero, Barbora Součková, and Míra Valeš) Windy autumn in Prague is upon us. And it asks for a cozy spot or a café, warm drink and a cake. Pronto! So here are few of my personal favourites and the reason why these are in opinion extra “hygge” and why you should perhaps try them, too. Kavárna, co hledá jméno A collective of young socially conscious entrepreneurs got together in Prague’s Smichov to open this supercute café in the old beaten yard. If there is aRead more.