Prague V – The power of music

Please find here for previous post, Part 4 PRAGUE – SIMPLE PLEASURES IN LIFE Five minutes prior to the commencement of the concert at Rudolfinum, three-quarters of the room was still unoccupied. I was prepared to be disturbed by a flood of people breaking through as the door was shut, but I ended up disappointed. The lady […]

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Prague I – National identity and where past, present and future collide

Peering out from the taxi’s window through drowsy eyes, I yawned, observed and counted – trees, old flat buildings, closed shops, and more trees. I couldn’t prevent the tinge of disappointment slowly creeping up from within. After travelling for 2 days from the other side of the world (including a one night stop-over in Dubai), […]

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It is now or never

Have you ever found yourself uncontrollably attracted to a certain culture, a certain tradition, or a certain cuisine beyond logical deductions? Have you ever felt the urge to visit an unknown or unfamiliar destination on the whim of an impulse without prior preparation? Have you ever gravitated towards specific places and felt that to be […]

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