smart shop, gallery & tripping lounge

Looks like one, quacks like one & smells like Nepalese incense... you've found the Psychedelic sanctuary! smart, head, sex, books, gifts... filled with opportunities to "trip" over, to lose yourself, to find what you may... Get inspired !!

Deco & Art everywhere, all kinds of tools for self excavation, dig deep.. Let the staff guide you, to your pick & enjoy the view by the waterside, safely inside this bubble. Epic selection & artisanal drinks.

Warmoesstraat 12

in the Centraal Canals - Red light

ladies-only fashion library

... the mission- to 'inspire' & outfit you from head to toe !! Select by courage! Enjoy the experiment of the new you.. 2 options- 1: Borrow some truly epic fashionista pieces: vintage,
eco & contemporary designers. Sad moment when you have to return them.

2/ You could also buy once you tried you in the mirror or on the streets! There's a story to be lived within every item. Sustain, discover, reinvent, play funky dress up, get 'in Amsterdam'.

Westerstraat 174h

by Noorder Kerk

aus Berlin / from Berlin
souviners & lokal specialty items

.... it is a groovy store!

you can find everything that your city shopping compass leads you to. over 3000 articles from 300 berlin producers & designers: food+drinks,  fashion, t-shirts, accessories, cosmetics, books, magazines, games, music, design objects, unusual gifts & much much more

Karl Liebknechtstr 9- Mitte

directly on Alexanderplatz

Other Nature
alternativer Sexladen - a sexier kind of shop

"cute yet edgy, everything from dildos n' organic lube to tea n' cupcakes. 

plus art gallery, vegan condoms, awesome books, workshops!  souvenirs here too: whips, cuffs, strap-ons, and vibes

made in Berlin.  of course, standard & quality are way over the norm.  pleasure is priority ..

without breaking the bank!

Mehringdamm 79 - Neukolln

U6 -"Pl der Luftbrücke" U7 - "Mehringdamm"

Absolute Tour center
walking tours, Segway & Bikes & cafe, bookstore.

Independent tour and info center. Free maps, info, Wifi. Internet cafe, tickets, reservations, walk/bike/Segway tours, bike rental all in one store & discounted with CitySpy

Lazar utca 16, Bp VII

M 1,2,3 - “Deák Ferenc Tér” or M1 'Opera'

veggie restaurant

A green oasis in pork-eating Budapest. Seasonal fresh ingredients, Indian & mediterranean flavours, vegan options, a variety of daily menus, uplifting sabjis & pakoras, sweets for very affordable prices. Plus little shop at the back with Indian treasures, fragrant oils, spices, textiles, books & accessories. Can’t go wrong here.

Bp V. Vigyázó Ferenc u. 4.

M1, M2, M3-Deák tér, M2-Kossuth tér, tram 2 - Széchenyi István tér

Yellow Zebra Bikes & Books
bikes & books


10% off tours and 10% off rents with CitySpy Map. Bike tours daily at 11am April - Oct and 11am & 5 pm June, July & Aug. Places are limited! Secondhand English books- over 15,000 titles many genres. Buy, sell, rent, trade. Free info board, Wifi & coffee

Tel. +36- 1- 269 3843




Bp. V. Lazar utca 16

Andrassy Ave, behind the Opera House

Massolit Books
Books & café

Over 25,000 used (many new were at half price !!). Living room library !. Huge selection, classics to academic, get pop fiction for less than a Euro!!.. or a glass of wine & get reading right there with yourself on the couch.... Across the street the bakery/ FT cafe, vege soups & salads for lunch, of course, cakes! cheesecake, coffee, rougelach, cookies'n'pies,

Felicjanek 4
bakery: Smolensk 17
Open: Sun-Thurs: 10.oo-20.oo
& Weekends: till 21.oo


ul. Felicjanek 4

10 min from Market sq

MOCAK - Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow
Contemporary Art Museum

 ..sets a new standard for what a museum is & can be. Come contemplate conceptual contemporary art in their cool concrete corridors. With constantly changing exhibitions from BIG name artists & rising stars - always ambitious.. accessible. but any day’s a good day to hole up read n' relax in their reading room, do some shop' at the Bookstore or just grab a coffee & cake at MOCAK Café. Check the web see what’s on, & you’re off in better direction!

Tue-Sun 11.oo-19.oo
FB /mocakkrakow

ul. Lipowa 4

Behind Schindler's Factory

Teatr Barakah
Theatre & ArtCafe

The cutting edge of Kazimierz bohemian / artistic life... new theatre, dance, literature, film & live music actions that is Chekhov challenging & Dada delightful.. Kerouac attacks & Bukowski binges.. If gets too heavy grab a drink & have a think in the ArtCafe bar & lounge.. Indoor smoking terrace, board games, books on shelves.. surprises on every corner. A Contemporary Classic.

Daily: 17.oo-4.oo

ul. Paulińska 28

“Stradom” tram 6, 8, 10, 11, 13, 22, 52 - "Orzeszkowej" tram 11, 12, 18, 22, 52, 62

Shakespeare & Sons
English language books

Thousands of handpicked new & used.

Fiction, guides, poetry, politics, history,... Hard-to-find periodicals &
international news mags.

Trade used books for other books or cash! (German & French too).

Reading lounge down in ancient catacombs, listen to the river pass by.

P1. U Luzickeho seminare 10

Metro A Malostranska

Decadent Art Club
rooms, private cafe- bar & gallery

Intimate home from home.

Kitchen, grandma's garden, walled patio, three fabulous bedrooms & a self catering garden apartment. 1 min from the river & shops, 10 min from sights, town square or Forest. Parking out front.

This place is really impromptu, special & very cool artists in permanent residence. One of a kind- many instruments, jam sessions place, social club, meeting place, library &...

Whatever you want to be.

Tel: +420 739 654 610


Na Kovárně 126

Pardon To Tu
Venue, Bar, Cultural Center

The best live music spot in Warsaw if not Poland.

If you like your music real, experimental, improvisational, personal & soulful... Their cultural calendar is impressive & also extends to workshops, book fairs, music markets’n more. Always something going on..

Lounge around outside on the urban terrace, or grab a micro brew & fresh baked pizza pie.. Then your eyes go wide as they glide over the choice vinyl & books inside. This isn’t a place, it’s a movement.. so move it!

Pl. Grzybowski 12/16

On Pl. Grzybowski, 4 mins. walk from The Palace of Culture

Leila Records

 Entering this shop... feels like not entering a shop, but your music & art fanatic crazy friend’s living room...

HUGE record collection & many many books, comfy armchairs, lot of artwork from about-to-be-discovered artists. Cafe & bar, too (the guy knows how to live !) … you can listen to records, read books, buy them if you like, drink coffee & beer & wine, relax and enjoy the atmosphere.

They also have various cultural events promoting less known local artists & movie nights once a week.

Downstairs you will enjoy a seating environment beyond your expectations... it's great there!!


Kralja Petra 41.

just off main street Kneza Mihaila

Türkisch Deutsches buchhandlung
cafe bookstore culture

Nice views! Enjoy w/ music, coffee, tea, cake, sandwiches, local Turkish delight & fireside in winter during reading books in at least three languages (D, TR, GB).

Come to the place where book cultures meet.

Istiklal 237- Tunel

to Swedish Consulate

Anthony Frost
English language book store

Serious about that reading time, curious regarding the printed word...

Looking for something wishing to be inspired.. Unexpected quality in selection, mostly international but find here also local authors & the awesome new Romanian graphic comics.

You can browse around , up & down.

Finally there are too some nice gift & souvenir- reader related items.

Calea Victoriei. 45, sector 1

bus 226 - Galeriile Orizont, bus 381 - Bd. Nicolae Bălcescu, M2 - Universitate

BEAT bar umanist
total jazz place

Select of local & foreign craft beers; funky cocktails & shots- traditional palincă, lovely inside, colourful, lots of movie & music posters, books;

Cozy jazz underground concerts & lots of cultural events; 50% off all coffees & beers daily 2-7PM... they don't serve mainstream even soft drinks, but have unique Romanian vegan micro brands.

Buzzin' terrace w/ graffiti murals. Kitchen & outdoor wood pizza oven..

C.F. Robescu 14 sector 3

tram 21 - Hristo Botev, bus 385 or M1, 2, 3 - Pia?a Unirii

Cărtureşti FANDOM
local & inter' comics, toys 'n games

Get yer' fix of comic stories & superheroes in this tiny but magical gate to the kingdom of comics.Shelves crammed with graphic novels, magazines, Romanian & foreign comic books alike, action figures, board games & special selections of films / series. Original local reads, have a look and see what they think is funny around here

Str. Edgar Quinet 9, sector 1

M2 or trolleys 69, 85, 90, 91 - Universitate

social gatherings place

if you wanna know what's up on the political aspects from some hot blooded activist types, now you know.. they have every Wednesdays from 7PM, w/ vegan meals & hot topics, movies, debates & of course Parties! grab an interesting read from the Alternative Library & get w/ the vibe...

enter the old factory grounds, go last building on the left, first door on the right & up to the 2nd floor - music will be guiding you cause there's rehearsal rooms all over the place

Str. Tăbăcarilor 7, sector 4

bus 381 - Bd. Mărăsesti

Urban Collectors
graffiti & street art library

The place to be for soaking up many charms.

An specialized underground hub !! Promoting urban art & free access to education & culture. Interesting books & reads, score some school of life points & feed your soul.. free coffee & tea, regular art exhibits & ateliers,

friendly peeps that know all about what’s cookin’ in the scene...& them secret ingredients too...

Str. 11 Iunie 35, sector 4

M2 - Pia?a Unirii / tram 7, 27, 32 or 47 to 11 Iunie / bus 381 to Mără?e?ti