Archive for Listicles

12 photos that *don’t* prove Prague is the most beautiful city in the world

Photo of Cerny Most

Prague 20-Cerny Most. All photos by Thelma Buswicke except 12 (Mrs.

Living in Sidliste Bohnice and working in Chodov, gets a bit tired of articles like the Huffington Post’s 10 Dazzling Photos That Are Proof Prague Is Europe’s Prettiest City.

Sure, parts of Prague are beautiful but heavily Photoshopped spire-porn doesn’t tell the whole story. Away from the centre, things get a little greyer and a little grimier.

Here’s’s tribute to the more tarnished parts of the Golden City.

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20 Years in Prague, 20 Questions

Photo of potatoes

Why is there a photo of potatoes here? I’m afraid you’re just going to have to read the article.’s Supreme Commander Sam Beckwith recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of his arrival in the the Czech capital. (A quiet night in with an aspic babovka and a bottle of Branik.)

He’s learnt a lot in that time but there are still a few things he doesn’t understand about living in Prague.

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Flattr this!’s five favourite campaign ads from the 2014 Czech elections

"For many of us it will be the first time. Don't be shy about giving us a chance."

“For many of us it will be the first time. Don’t be shy about giving us a chance.”

As the dust settles on the Czech Republic’s 2014 Senate and local council elections, looks back at some of the campaign’s strangest ads.

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10 Czech surnames that sound a bit rude in English


Because it had to be done, here’s’s 10 favourite Czech family names that look or sound a bit rude in English.

Please mail my Pulitzer to the usual address.

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