Café Culture in Prague: Old and New Favorites

Cafe Montmartre, Prague

  Few things are more quintessential of the Prague experience than holing up for an afternoon or evening in a café. The city has a rich tradition of café culture, with its golden era being in the 1920s, when the likes of Egon Kisch and Max Brod would channel Kafka’s spirit at cafes all over town, and through the period of communism, when the likes of a certain playwright (and future ... Read Full Article

Out and About in Paris – Part II: Le Restaurant

St Germain des Pres Cafe de Flore

As in any major metropolitan city, eating out in Paris can be pricey if you don’t know where to go or how to go about it. After sinking nearly sixteen Euros into my first morning’s breakfast, a barebones repast consisting of a café crème, a small orange juice, and two slices of charred toast, I smartened up. Le Petit Déjeuner (Breakfast) If you consider breakfast to be a mainstay meal, look ... Read Full Article