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Mlada fronta DNES tests Wi-Fi on Prague trams; only 4 of 12 attempted connections successful (iDNES.cz) [Facebook Post] [corrected]

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12-year-old Columbian girl drowned in pool of Prague 8-Liben’s Hotel Spa Smisek; mum says she was sucked under by filtration system (Nova) [Facebook Post]

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

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

Living in Sidliste Bohnice and working in Chodov, PraguePig.com 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 PraguePig.com’s tribute to the more tarnished parts of the Golden City.

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Taxi driver who charged tourist 6,000 Kc had ripped-off passengers before – but kept license (Blesk) [Facebook Post]

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Big List: Kvety Magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful Places Still to Be Discovered in the Czech Republic

Photo of the Malovany sklep ("Painted Cellar") in Satov, South Moravia Region

The Malovany sklep in Satov (25)

After a few years, it can seem like you’ve done all the out-of-town trips that the Czech Republic has to offer. But Kvety, the “magazine for the whole family with a TV supplement”, begs to differ, listing 50 Czech attractions they think don’t get the attention they deserve.

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Vltava’s longest boat, the Elbe Princesse, begins Berlin-Prague cruises; 9 days for 1,700 euros [Facebook Post]

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Prague’s 119 airport bus now accepts contactless payment for tickets [Facebook Post]

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