Weird Things in Prague Blog

poullet beef menu translation Prague

Poullet Beef Burgers

Something you don’t eat every day: “Poullet Beef” burgers. Is this going to be some kind of beef from a poulet? Nope. It is trhané maso z hovězího krku and therefore pulled beef. I...

Methuselah Prague

The Day I Met Methuselah

On my way home I overtook that old man who was walking at quite a remarkable speed. Then I noticed his shirt. It says “paměť národa”, literally: “Memory of the nation”. It clearly refers...

Camel Balls, filled with liquid

Camel Balls, Extra Sour And Liquid Filled

It’s Halloween, somebody rings at your door, you open and see a bunch of kids shouting: “Trick or treat!” So what do you give them? Tricks? Treats? Or both?

R2-D2 on a shelter in Prague

The Star Wars Robot R2-D2 in Prague

If you are a Star Wars fan and live in Prague, you probably don’t want to miss this: Unknown street artists have turned a bomb shelter in the park Folimanka into the robot R2-D2...

locomotive pram

Taking the Train or the Pram?

What does this sign tell us? A) How to get to the trains and the prams. B) Which way to take when you drive your locomotive or push a pram.  

Café with hand operated hoist in Mělník

The Café Where Your Drinks Come on a Hand Hoist

This weird thing is not directly situated in Prague. Count with a 35- to 60-minute bus or train ride out of town. But it’s worth it. Chances are that you have never seen anything...

Piano in a Prague park

Piano and Bookcase in a Park

The park Heraldovy sady in the Prague quarter Vršovice is really beautiful, full of fine old trees and surrounded by picturesque facades, just like many other Prague parks. When you walk around the central lawn,...

upside-down hanging horse in Prague

5.5 Years Weird Things in Prague

Darn, I missed it: The milestone anniversary. Never mind. Now I’m celebrating 5.5 years of this blog. It is a weird number for a weird blog about a weird city.