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Lemonade

Lemonade By Rosie Daniels   Illustration by Klára Sedlo   I hate people who make plans between two and four in the afternoon. It’s unreasonable, it’s short-sighted, and, quite frankly, I’m not going to stand for it anymore. These are the thoughts going through my mind as I stand at the tram stop in the […]

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Fungi Fever

The Czech Tradition of Mushrooming By Xinya In his famous book about aesthetics and philosophy, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche suggested that “we should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.” In the Czech Republic, we can easily rephrase the quote as, “we should consider every […]

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Astronomy’s Great Revival

Astronomy’s Great Revival From Prague to Polaris     The science of astronomy has always held some share of popular regard, but recent years have seen the wider community’s interest in the subject skyrocket. Despite a general lack of understanding, physical phenomena such as meteor showers, solar eclipses, and blood moons increasingly encourage ordinary folk […]

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3D Print Your Life

  3D Print Your Life A Printing Revolution   A mug with a goofy inscription, a pot in the shape of your favourite movie character’s head, or a cool dragon toy – the 3D printer is a wonder machine for playful spirits. And not just for them. Handymen can easily replace broken tool parts, teachers […]

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J’s Kitchen More Than a Korean Restaurant

J’s Kitchen More Than a Korean Restaurant   When you go to J’s Kitchen, don’t be misled by the food apps and websites that categorise this charming, family-run restaurant as purely Korean. Located in the heart of Vinohrady, there is far more on offer here than just traditional Korean cuisine. As a matter of fact, […]

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Vladimír Čížek – An Artist and His Love…

Vladimír Čížek An Artist and His Love for the Land of the Long White Cloud   Recently Oko! Magazine had the chance to meet creative spirit and globetrotter Vladimír Čížek. In the early 80s, when usually only government members would be sent to the Western world, Vladimir was presented with a unique opportunity to travel to […]

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Coda Restaurant The Sky is Not the Limit

Coda Restaurant The Sky is Not the Limit By Richard York   Let’s get it out of the way first. Yes, the view from the terrace at Coda Restaurant is amazing. Personally, it is my favourite restaurant view in a city full of restaurants with spectacular views.  The closeness to some of the city’s great […]

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Strawberry Chiffon Cake

Strawberry Chiffon Cake A Spring Delight!   This strawberry chiffon cake is a light and fluffy cake bursting with fabulous fruity flavours. It is one of the greatest recipes at hand during strawberry season, and goes perfectly with good, old-fashioned afternoon tea. Invented in the 1920s by a Californian named Henry Baker, chiffon cake is […]

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Design for Everyone

Design for Everyone A Student Initiative with Momentum   photo by Design Disco   Oko! recently had the chance to send some questions to Kasimir Suter Winter, program director at Design Disco. Design Disco is a project started by students at the Architectural Institute in Prague. They noticed that pupils in primary and secondary education […]

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Interview Booka Shade

Bookashade perform live on stage at Londons Royal Festival Hall on the 22.11.16   Interview Booka Shade Can you introduce yourselves to us? – I’m Walter – I’m Arnold We are Booka Shade and we play electronic music. We just came off stage at the Lucerna Music Hall here in Prague. There was a great […]