Tag Archives: Prague

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Malá Strana, Prague’s Not-So-Lesser Lesser Town

One neighborhood name I’d like to know the story behind is Prague’s Malá Strana, or “Lesser Town,” because for the life of me I can’t tell just exactly what’s “lesser” about it.

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Kutná Hora, St. Barbara, and the Bone Church

We’ll head back to Bohemia, to a picturesque mountainous region just east of Prague, where there sits a small town called Kutná Hora. Now it is home to multiple UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and at such close proximity to Prague, easy to visit.

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Bratislava: The Stereotypes Aren’t True! (Well, Some of Them Aren’t.)

Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia, one of those mysterious eastern European countries that we typically associate with vaguely Russian accents, lots of potatoes, and that charming style of Soviet architecture that I like to call “cell block chic.”

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Spires Upon Spires: The Church of Our Lady Before Týn

Prague is a beautiful city, and rightfully known for its spires. One of its most striking buildings possesses some of the most soaring spires, and as an added bonus, spires upon those spires. How very Prague. This is the Church of Our Lady Before Týn.

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How to Visit Prague in Two Days

If you only have 48 hours to spend in the City of a Thousand Spires, here’s how I’d suggest you spend it…

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In Communist Czechoslovakia, Blog Post You!

I have my own opinions about Communism, and bear with me because they’re subtle. Communism is like the horrifying fever dream of a second-year political science undergraduate with borderline personality disorder who has just taken his first sociology course and thus knows exactly why the world is so oppressed. However, it apparently did have its moments of levity.

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Sorry, We’re Still Here

It has been brought to my attention by some good friends who are visiting us that we haven’t updated the blog in something like a month. Turns out this is true. This is also terrible. We are, in fact, still here. “Here” is currently different, though. Our visa ran out, so we left Turkey. Our […]