Exploring the tumultuous history of Judaism in Prague before and during the Holocaust

By Laura Nicoll Ransacked houses stand like monuments of oppression. Their existence is a sobering testament to anti-Semitism and social unrest. Inside, the inhabitants hide from attempts to suppress their identity. Life for a Jew, in nineteenth and twentieth century Prague was a constant struggle of unrelenting anarchy and tenacious struggles for equality. The history […]

Prague: A Cinema Experience

BY JACK BAINES Whenever in a new country the first thing you are going to do is look for things to do, most of the time it evolves sight seeing, drinking, shopping or looking for somewhere to eat all which are great. The cinema isn’t something you really consider when your abroad but why not? […]

The Alternative Guide to Prague #2: Žižkov district

BY ZOFIA FILIPOWICZ When admiring the striking panorama of Prague from the top of Hradčany castle, you, dear tourist, may have spotted an incredibly high television transmitter, rising above the city of magnificent churches and Art Nouveau facades like an unwanted weed. This high-tech, futuristic tower, decorated with disturbing sculptures of black babies, crawling up […]

A Day At The Botanická Zahrada

By Connor Watson A day in the sun, surrounded by colour is what awaits anyone going to visit the Prague Botanical Gardens. The open air park stretches on for hours of walking and exploring. The park also includes some amazing attractions from historical Vineyards, Rare Mexican cacti, to forests of North American Trees. With the […]

Coffee, Work, Treat, Repeat: study cafés in Prague

BY ZOFIA FILIPOWICZ They say plenty is no plague, but when it comes to trying out cafés, bars or restaurants in a city as diverse as Prague, you’re going to have to find some sort of a niche, otherwise the abundance might simply make you go mad. With the rest of the group already reviewing […]