Travel to Prague and you’ll find the world’s greatest spas, with ancient spa therapies keeping you relaxed and rested. But these spas are not like the others. These spas feature bathtubs full of warm water, brewer’s yeast, hops and malt that are thought to release stress, fatigue and tension over 30 glorious minutes.
What can only be described as “ballsy,” Czech artist David Černý has outdone himself again by erecting a giant purple ‘f**k you’ right in the middle of Prague’s Vltava River, across from the Prague Castle where Czech president Milos Zeman lives. The 45-year-old sculptor has made a name for himself throughout the globe for his politically motivated pieces (eg: vandalizing a tank statue at the Soviet war memorial by painting it pink!), and this time Černý’s point is just as clear.
Transport company Ropid, which runs the Czech capital’s trains, has now hit upon the ingenious idea of rolling out special train cars for love-seeking commuters. The initiative is still in the works as they undergo polling to see just how the residents would take to it. Wonder if red roses and champers are on the […]
One of the best ways to explore a city like Prague is by bike. With its cobblestoned streets, spectacular bridges and enchanting castles it’s the perfect way to get a feel for the place. We did a guided tour with the guys at Praha Bikes and had an awesome American girl Kat as our guide. Our tour took us across the Charles Bridge where Tom Cruise was filmed in Mission Impossible 4 and past David Cerny’s peeing and crawling baby sculptures.
What If H.R.Giger, Miquel Barcelo and a seasick alien got really drunk and decide to decorate a Pizzeria? The answer is the U Costella Pizzeria in the heart of Prague. And if the visual experience is not enough for you, they sometimes have the Gipsy Kings as background music.
Director Muscha Rozema and graphic designer Si Scott created the epic, dystopian, opening titles for this year’s OFFF Festival. Shot on location in Prague, the participating artists’ names are cleverly integrated into the shots in the form of electrical wiring, billboards, and building signs.
Ok, let it be said: each and everyone of these subways, as compiled by our friends at Web Urbanist, leave any subway on New York’s R line for dead. And we mean that literally. Much respect to the free-thinking architects behind these underground gems. [Hover mouse over each image to discover the city it’s in]