Friday, September 11, 2009

Nightlife Do's and Don'ts



The past week, I've been hitting up some of the popular clubs in Prague with my friends. I don't do this often in the States, because there's always some slick chump trying to grind up on me from behind, and that gets old fast. But I do love to dance, and the clubs here surprisingly don't disappoint. Before you attempt though, a few guidelines for my ladies:
  • DO watch where you step. Some idiots slosh beer and even smash their glasses on the ground.
  • Your guy friends will leave you in search of their own pleasures, so DO stick with at least one other girlfriend. If either one of you happens to have a dance partner, well, I'm sure he'll think two is better than one.
  • DON'T dance with a guy who has an entourage. They'll inevitably want to join, and you'll find yourself in an awkward testosterone sandwich. Not fun.
  • DON'T talk to guys who say "You're so beautiful" in broken English. You are so not the first and only. And he's a sleazeball, no excuses.
  • If a girlfriend tries to leave with a creepy stranger, take her aside and DO ask her firmly, "Are you sure about this? Like, really, really sure?" Raise your eyebrows and gesture wildly for effect.
  • And DON'T leave anyone behind. Friends before silly drunken hookups.
  • But DO have fun! Dance!
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Also, if you're planning on visiting Prague, here are some places NYU kids frequent:
  • Karlovy (famous 5-story club next to the Charles Bridge)
  • Chapeau Rouge (a crowd favorite, though very seedy)
  • Mecca
  • Roxy Club
  • Radoste
  • Lucerna
  • Nebe
  • M1 (tiny place though)
  • Beer Factory (in St. Wenceslas Square)
  • Cross Club

4 comments:

  1. Hey Helen! Saw this on facebook, hope you're having fun in Prague! It's been ages since I've seen you, glad to see you're doing well. I have on more point to add to your list.

    If you do happen upon a guy (sleazy or otherwise) who shows interest, DO at least get a drink out of him. I know how expensive drinks can sometimes be at clubs. And besides, what's cleavage for?

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  2. Haha, you are so right! Although you have to watch out for the ones who think they deserve something afterwards.

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  3. Haha awesome advice...and the guys here too smash their glasses and spill their beer all the time! Happened 3 times from what I saw last night...crazy people.

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  4. Great advise. Oh and always have a designated walker.

    - mishy from her iPod

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