While standing in a very long queue at Passport Control, Pamela Hellig had time to consider the surprising parallel histories of Prague and Cape Town, and the years it takes for cities to heal.
News and views from cities around the world this week.
“First came the Nazis, then the Communists, and now the tourists.” The citizens of Prague may feel weighed down by the constant invasions of the last century, but, for better or worse, its architecture and history have made tourism the driving force of the city’s economy. This edition of Ideas from Cities picks up some ideas from this hotspot, beyond the buildings, which could work in Cape Town too.
by Robert Bowen A few notes to my dad that explains my travel challenges as a South African Hey Dad