Coffee in Prague – EMA espresso bar

Much like Vienna, the café culture in Prague feels antique. The old-world charm of imperial Europe lives on in the many spaces bedecked with marble, dark-stained wood, and brass. And that’s cool. It’s enchanting to sample the timeworn. But just like Europe in pretty much every other sense, the contrast between the dated and the […]

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Eat in Prague – Maso a kobliha

One can work up quite the appetite while traipsing about Prague 1 for an entire morning. Most of the major sights can be reached inside this central district and for that reason many of the city’s visitors waste no time seeking them out. But come noon, the pressing reality of midday hunger becomes all too […]

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Brunch in Riga – Mute

Mute is the Latvian word for mouth, and one of the more important words you’ll need to know when in Riga. This isn’t because you’ll actually have any use for it in conversation, because let’s face it, you won’t be having any in Latvian. You’ll need to keep this word in your back pocket because […]

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Coffee in Berlin – Five Elephant

We already knew that Five Elephant was responsible for some of the best coffee in Berlin, so it came as no surprise when they at last decided to open up another café location. This time in Mitte, and this time – in style. Not that they weren’t stylish before, but the new spot on Alte […]

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Best Coffee in Riga

There are coffee cities and there are non-coffee cities. The Latvian capital might be a destination for heaps of other things, namely its architecture, cultural and gastronomic offerings – all packaged in a fascinating blend of Northern and Eastern European traditions, but coffee doesn’t rank particularly high on that list. It’s ok though. It’s not […]

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Best Cocktails in Prague

The Czech are typically thought of as a beer-loving folk, a claim they readily back up by consuming the highest annual amount of beer per capita. We recommend exploring what they’re up to on that front with a peek at our craft beer guide. In recent years, however, the small central European country has gained […]

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Best Work-Friendly Cafés in Berlin

Berlin is full of freelancing creatives, entrepreneurs and digital nomads who are constantly in need of inspiring places to get work done. And even if you’ve got an incredible Kreuzkölln Altbau apartment overlooking the canal and it’s got white walls and original wood floors and Herman Miller everything, everybody’s got to get out of the […]

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Craft Beer in Riga

As the craft beer revolution continues to spread like wildfire, a healthy amount of microbreweries have set up shop throughout Latvia. And since it’s quite a small country, one might expect to find most of those operations concentrated in the capital. Alas, where craft-brewing activity is concerned, Riga remains untouched, save by a select few. […]

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Best Brunch in Berlin

If breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, there are plenty of people out there who missed the memo. Some settle for morning menus drab and flavorless while others forgo the fast-breaking ritual altogether. And as someone who holds the morning sacrament of two scrambled eggs as a non-negotiable and can still […]

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