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Poverty tourism: homeless guides show Prague's less salubrious side
The terms espresso bar and ‘anarchic ethical hacker collective’ don’t usually go together but this radical bitcoin-only hub in the Czech capital is no ordinary cafe
Food and Drink: The Fruit Magpie
While some may balk at snacking on offal, this traditional Czech meat jelly made from porcine head and trotters is the perfect accompaniment to the new generation of Czech craft beers.
Prague is gob-smackingly beautiful: the sheer volumes of visitors descending in every season are testament to its perennial charm. The main sights remain stunning despite the crowds so don’t shun Prague Castle, Charles Bridge and the Astrological Clock just because they happen to be on the tourist trail.