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Karlovy Vary. Film and facials.

These days it may be better known as a spa destination, or for its famous annual film festival, and considering it was once one of the most sought after destinations in Europe and a veritable magnet for the rich, famous and downright aristocratic, Karlovy Vary (or Carlsbad as it’s otherwise known) owes its very existence to sheer fluke.

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Prague. A city with two faces

Prague is like the double-faced masques in Mozart’s operas:  one smiles, the other frowns. This is a town which will entice and repel at the same time.

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