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Top 14 things to do in Prague with kids in 2022

“Cities arenʼt for kids,” you might say, “they need open space to move around.” Well, I have some good news for you – Prague will soon do away with this conviction as your kids fall in love with the city forever. Donʼt believe me? Check my list below and see for yourself. (And start looking…

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June 29, 2022

Want To Be a Responsible Tourist in Prague? This Is How You Do It!

Prague is romantic, historic, beautiful and the ultimate beer lovers’ paradise. Since the Covid-19 pandemic appears to be abating, it’s also coming back to its own as a tourist hot spot, which means when travel season rolls around, the city can be packed. To make the most of it while also minimising your impact, keep…

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June 22, 2022

Prague’s Open-Air Cinemas – Strangest Places to Watch Movies in Prague this Summer

Are you going to be in Prague for at least a few days this summer season? Do you like sitting under the open sky with a beverage when the weather is nice, but at the same time you’re also convinced that there is no activity watching a movie would not make even more enjoyable? (Doesn’t…

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June 8, 2022

What You Didn’t Know About J. V. Myslbek, the Author of the Giant St. Wenceslas Statue

I bet that if you were asked to name a Czech sculptor or two, you would probably be slumped. I don’t blame you, Czechs are not exactly Florentines when it comes to art. Some names do, however, keep popping up and Josef Václav Myslbek, who died exactly 100 years ago on 2nd June 1922, is…

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June 1, 2022

Unmissable Prague Music Festivals – June 2022

Whether you’re in Prague for a month or just for a few days this June, you probably won’t be starved for entertainment. There is beer to drink, all the almost compulsory touristy sites to visit, people to meet and the atmosphere of general relaxed splendour of summer to soak up. If you want to add…

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May 25, 2022

Hollywood in Prague, Part 2 – Time Travel with Mozart

As discussed before, tourists are not the only people who noticed that Prague (and the Czech Republic in general) has considerable charm – world’s filmmakers have also gotten the memo. In the first installment of our Hollywood in Prague series we thought back to the first Mission: Impossible movie, this time we’ll change tack and…

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May 11, 2022

The Best Prague Gardens in the Prague Castle Neighbourhood to Check Out this May

It’s May! The days are long, flowers are in bloom, bees are starting to buzz everywhere, and Prague is getting besieged by swarms of tourists. If you want to avoid the most crowded touristy spaces for a while and rest your eyes on some greenery (did you know that Prague is the 11th greenest city…

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May 4, 2022

Why You Should Visit the Convent of Saint Agnes?

Have you ever heard of the convent of Saint Agnes in Prague? We’d bet you haven’t! And guess what, the other tourists haven’t either. While crowds of them clog the Old Town Square and Charles Bridge, there are these inconspicuous places in Prague that will simply take your breath away. Anežský klášter is one of…

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April 27, 2022

Hollywood in Prague, Part 1 – The Exploits of Ethan Hunt

Have you ever watched a big Hollywood or international film and thought: That looks familiar, I wonder where they filmed it? Well, to Prague-dwellers, this happens quite a lot. The Czech Republic (and Prague in particular) emerged from behind the Iron Curtain as one of the most attractive places for Western productions to film, for…

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April 20, 2022

A Comprehensive Guide to Czech Christmas Traditions (Part 2)

Christmas takes a lot of preparation. Czech people are crazy about tidying up for this occasion. Christmas cleaning is actually a special term in our language. It involves cleaning everything you come across at your place, including windows, no matter the weather. Even if it is freezing outside, this just needs to get done. Your…

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December 13, 2021

A Comprehensive Guide to Czech Christmas Traditions (Part 1)

Christmas in the Czech Republic involves a combination of pagan and Christian traditions. Sometimes it is hard to distinguish between the two, but it doesn’t matter too much, for we love them all irrespectively. There used to be major celebrations of winter solstice already before the birth of Jesus Christ. Also known as midwinter, the…

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December 9, 2021

Everything you need to know about Prague’s Christmas Markets 2021

Imagine this: you are in Prague for Christmas and wondering what is the best place to soak in the holiday atmosphere. Well, there is a simple answer: you shouldn’t miss the Christmas markets throughout the city. Or actually… this year it is, again, more like Christmas hotspots all over the city. Just before all the…

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November 13, 2021

Oh, the wonderful Vienna!

If you have already explored the beautiful city of Prague, Vienna is only a hop, a skip, and a jump away. Prague boasts beautiful medieval and picturesque charm, a walkable and charming city centre, dramatic river views, great beer, and friendly locals. Vienna, however, has quite a lot to offer as well! We have asked…

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August 23, 2021

Would you dare to try these 10 weird Czech foods?

When it comes to food, the Czech Republic always scores high – from the classic meat and dumpling dishes to the all-popular fried cheese and the scrumptious pastries that melt in your mouth, it is a true foodie paradise. However, like in every rich cuisine, some very weird foods lurk from the back of the cookbook….

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July 15, 2021

Whatʼs up with house numbering in Prague

So, here you are in Prague. You have some idea of what you want to see, where you want to eat, and a place or two that you will enjoy some fine entertainment. You have your map, the addresses, and maybe a smartphone to help you get around. This is where it gets interesting. I…

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June 15, 2021

All you need to know about Prague public transportation

Getting around Prague is really easy. Most places are within walking distance and the public transportation is simply amazing. We are quite proud of it here, as it is in the top 3 best public transport systems in Europe – and rightfully so! Many public transit specialists visit Prague to learn a thing or two….

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May 14, 2021

The Best Films Shot in Prague You Should See Before Visiting 

Even if you’ve never been to Prague before, chances are you’ve already seen it on film without realizing it. After the fall of the Iron Curtain directors swarmed the Czech Republic due to the low filming costs and stayed for the variety and beauty this place has to offer. And it is endless: from Prague’s…

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April 10, 2021

Easter in the Czech Republic

With the pandemic making travel impossible, there is a high chance you will NOT visit Prague for Easter this year. That doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the fun! This comprehensive guide on the favourite Czech Easter traditions will give you all the insight you need about how we celebrate this holiday….

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April 1, 2021

Prague Tour Guides in the Times of Covid-19 Lockdown

The Czech Republic has been under nation-wide quarantine for more than a month now. We’ve asked three of our beer guides how they’ve been coping with life in the post-Covid 19 world. Here are their answers: What are you doing in quarantine?  Johanka: The first week I was cooking and baking bread, and going on…

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April 14, 2020

Coronavirus in Prague: 8 Photos of Prague’s empty streets you must see

As the Coronavirus crisis sweeps over Europe, borders are getting closed and people are forced to stay home. In the Czech Republic, schools and most non-essential services are closed and people are under quarantine. Face masks have become our new reality whenever we need to go out. All of this has left Prague virtually empty,…

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March 24, 2020

The 8 Best Art Galleries in Prague

Thinking about what to do on these cold and rainy days? Christmas is over and Easter is still far, but Prague always has an ace up its sleeve. Now is the perfect time to check out Prague’s amazing galleries, and we have plenty of them. As the Czech Republic’s capital, Prague much more than a…

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March 2, 2020

Things to do in Prague in spring 2020

Many people will tell you that the best time to visit Prague is the summer. The weather is nice, restaurants have sidewalk seating, and music is heard everywhere. The only trouble is that you might not be the only tourist who wants to enjoy the city in its warmest season. Although the weather is undoubtedly…

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February 24, 2020

Cheap Eats: Where to Eat on a Budget in Prague?

You might have heard Prague is inexpensive , especially compared to the USA or Western Europe, so if you’re travelling on a budget it’s just the perfect place for you. But is it really as budget friendly as it seems? The truth is, it really depends on where you go. Like in many touristy cities,…

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February 17, 2020

The best 5 Czech pastries and where to get them

If you are planning a trip to Prague, chances are you know this to be the uncontested capital of beer. You also may be aware of our love for meat, but what about Czech desserts? Well, we have quite a sweet tooth. In fact, we enjoy our desserts so much that we even have sweet…

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February 3, 2020

What to Pack for Your Trip to Prague

Do you tend to plan your travels in detail or do you prefer to go with the flow when you arrive? If you are a bit like me, you will be in the first group. I have always enjoyed reading about the local culture and customs of my destinations beforehand. For me, it is important…

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January 13, 2020

Things to do in Prague in 2020

Planning a trip to Prague? 2020 is the year to go! Loads of cultural events, festivals, and celebrations will take place all around the city and you definitely donʼt want to miss on these.  Although the metropolis itself will enthrall you at any time, each season has a unique atmosphere and different things to offer….

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January 6, 2020

Prague’s Ghost Stories

As a young boy, my parents gave me a collection of Grimm’s Fairy tales. These were not the sanitized ones given to most children in the US, these were the originals in all their gory glory. Instead of some moral or lesson the revised editions would teach, I read stories that had the “hero” cutting…

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December 30, 2019

A Local’s Guide to Prague in Winter

Let’s face is, travelling in winter might be a tad more demanding than your usual summer holiday. But, it can bring you so many great experiences that it’s really worth the extra trouble. And that’s twice as true for the winter in the Czech Republic. It’s not too cold, the temperature does not stay below…

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December 16, 2019

A Local’s Guide to St. Nicholas (Mikuláš) Day in Prague

Should you find yourself in Prague on December 5 as night starts to fall, the chances are that you will notice groups of angels and devils scaring children out of their wits. But don’t worry, this is not a nightmare, it is only Mikuláš – a quirky Czech holiday with a long tradition in our…

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December 3, 2019

Here is why you should spend New Year’s Eve in Prague

Winter is almost here and the inevitable question keeps popping up in your mind – what should I do for New Year’s Eve? Of course, you can spend it with your relatives, throw a party in your hometown, or go to the mountains like you always do… but why not experiencing something completely new?  “People…

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December 2, 2019