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Read fun and informative articles about Prague, things to do here, and local tips by our content creator Barbora. Make your stay in Prague a real adventure!

Unlock the Secrets of Czech Fermented Cabbage:

A Step-by-Step Guide to Crafting Homemade Kvašené Zelí   –  Czech cuisine is a celebration of flavors deeply rooted in tradition, and among its cherished practices is the art of fermenting cabbage, known by its German name Sauerkraut, or Kvašené Zelí in Czech. This delightful fermented dish not only offers a tangy and crunchy addition…

Savor the Taste of Prague with Pochoutkový Salát:

A Classical Czech Deli-Style Salad Recipe   –  Czech cuisine is a treasure trove of flavors, and among its many jewels is the Pochoutkový Salát, a deli salad that promises to bring the vibrant streets of Prague right to your dining table. This salad blends the robust flavors of deli ham and pickles with the…

A Classic Czech Feast:

Roasted Duck with Red Cabbage & Potato Dumplings Recipe   –  When you think of Czech cuisine, what comes to mind? If it’s not the mouth-watering combination of roasted duck with red cabbage and potato dumplings, you’re missing out on a quintessential Czech dining experience. This dish isn’t just food; it’s a journey through Czech…

A Czech Guide to Romance

    As the season of love approaches, hearts around the world beat in anticipation of Valentine’s Day. But what about the Czechs? Do they partake in this celebration of love, or do they have their own unique ways of expressing affection? Let’s explore the romantic side of Prague and delve into Czech traditions of…

Things to Do in Prague in 2024

    Are you considering a visit to the “City of Hundred Spires” in 2024? Then you might want to check out this list of major festivals and events that will make Prague come to life. Make sure to be in town at the right moment because BIG things are coming up this year!   …

Prague’s Winter Escape: Cozy Cafes Handpicked by Our Team

    Welcome to the enchanting city of Prague, where the winter chill outside is no match for the warmth and charm of its hidden coffee havens. But wait, this isn’t your typical list of cafes; it’s a curated collection brought to you by our diverse team of Prague enthusiasts, each with its own unique…

Here’s Why You Should Spend New Year’s Eve in Prague

    People often ask us if Prague is a good place to celebrate New Years Eve. Our answer: “One of the best!” A magical spot in the very heart of Europe full of wild colors,  rivers of champagne, and a great vibe all around – that’s what it is like. If you are lucky…

Where to Eat in Prague on Christmas Eve 2023

    For Czechs, the most important day of the holiday season is… the 24th! Yes, it’s Christmas Eve when the whole family gets together around the Christmas tree and waits for Baby Jesus to bring the gifts. It’s when we spend time together, observe all kinds of curious traditions, and in the evening sit…

A Locals’ Guide to Prague’s Hidden Gems

    Follow us on an extraordinary journey through Prague, led by our knowledgeable local guides who call this city home. They’ve uncovered a selection of hidden gems that are truly off the beaten path, making this list a special collection you won’t find anywhere else. With the guidance of our insightful residents, you’re in…

Safety Tips for Travelers in Prague

Your Guide to a Worry-Free Adventure in the Heart of Europe   –   The enchanting city of Prague beckons travelers from around the world with its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture. It also stands out as a remarkably safe destination for travelers. Compared to many other major cities around the world, Prague boasts…

Crafting Your Perfect Prague Itinerary

Customizable Experiences for Every Traveler   –  Planning a memorable trip to Prague begins with creating an itinerary that aligns with your desires and interests. Whether you’re a history enthusiast, a culinary explorer, an architecture lover, or simply seeking the charm of cobblestone streets, Prague offers a plethora of experiences waiting to be discovered. As…

Sky Bridge 721: Czech Republic’s Thrilling High-Wire Attraction

Where Adventure Meets Breathtaking Heights   –  Nestled in the heart of the Czech Republic, an adrenaline-pumping adventure awaits thrill-seekers, nature enthusiasts, and curious wanderers. Welcome to Dolní Morava, home to the awe-inspiring Sky Bridge 721, the world’s longest suspension footbridge. If you’re planning a visit to the Czech Republic, this captivating attraction is a…

Prague’s Must-See Attractions

A Comprehensive Guide for First-Time Visitors   –  Steeped in history, adorned with architectural marvels, and boasting a unique blend of old-world charm and modern vibrancy, Prague is a city that captivates the hearts of travelers. For those embarking on their first visit, navigating through the plethora of attractions can be exhilarating yet overwhelming. This…

Best Things to Do in Prague in Autumn 2023

Embrace the Season’s Delights   –   As the crisp air of autumn descends upon the charming city of Prague, an unparalleled opportunity awaits those with an appetite for seasonal magic. Stepping into fall’s embrace, the rich history and stunning architecture of Prague merge with the vibrant colors of nature, creating an experience that’s nothing short…

Easter 2023 in Prague

    If you’re hopping over to Prague in April 2023, you’re in for an egg-citing treat – the city’s Easter celebration! While the progressive locals might not follow all the traditional customs, the festive spirit is still egg-ceptional. Easter weekend falls on April 7-10, 2023, but you can still get into the swing of…

The Best Time to Visit Prague

    There’s no doubt you’ll fall in love with Prague at any time of the year. In each season though, it’ll be for a different reason! Be it the pleasant summer nights spent at the banks of the Vltava River, or the wintery charm of streets covered by snow, there’s always something to admire…

How to Prepare the Best Potato Salad:

The Ultimate Czech Side Dish   –  Czech cuisine might not be exactly world-renowned, but we’ve definitely perfected the art of side dishes. You’ve probably heard Czechs talking about their dumplings, which is just one of the possible sides your hearty Czech meal can come with. While dumplings are great for sauces and stews, bramborový…

Czech Food at Its Best: Learn to Make a Delicious Guláš at Home

    You might be thinking Guláš was originally a Hungarian dish… Well, there’s certainly some truth in that. But the Czech version is so much different and so special that it deserves its own recognition! While the Hungarians eat it as a soup, in Prague you’ll find guláš in the form of a thick…

A Recipe for Svíčková, the King of Traditional Czech Cuisine

    Svíčková is probably the number one dish people will tell you to try when you ask about traditional Czech food. It’s also emblematic of our cuisine in general: beef, sauce, dumplings – that’s the holy trinity of every hearty Czech meal! So what exactly is this sacred chow? Svíčková is a traditional Czech…

Vanilla Crescents – Traditional Czech Christmas Cookies to Sweeten up Your Holiday Season

  In the Czech Republic we get quite serious when it comes to Christmas baking. Some families have their cookies done weeks ahead, just to make sure they can enjoy the holiday season in peace. Competitions are held annually to see who can make more kinds, and trust me, some of the creations can get…

Spice Up Your Christmas with the Best Czech Mulled Wine Recipe

  Mulled wine is one of the fundamental counterparts of Christmas in Prague and in the Czech Republic in general. It’s not only the delicious sweet taste that warms up our hearts during this cold season, but also the unique aroma of its mixture of spices that transmits the unmistakable message – the holiday season…

What to Do in Prague for Christmas Holidays 2022

The Christmas season is undoubtedly one of the best times of the year to visit Prague. Why? Because it’s simply magical! All the Christmas lights and decorations in the streets, the festive atmosphere, the abundance of traditional food and drinks all around… and especially the amazing Christmas Markets!  Here’s a list of things you definitely…

The Highlights of Czech Cuisine and Where to Get Them

  Are you familiar with Czech cuisine? You might want to get acquainted with it because the Czech Republic offers some of the best opportunities to stuff your belly! Getting to know the local dainties is an essential part of every trip and you definitely shouldn’t neglect it while in Prague. Let’s be honest, as…

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…

Things to do in Prague in the Spring

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…

A Local’s Guide to Prague in Winter

Let’s face it, 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…

How Not to Piss off the Czechs in Prague

  “Prague? That’s in Czechoslovakia, right? I mean, I always wanted to visit Eastern Europe! Those guys there are like Russians, I’ve heard they drink absinthe every day. I guess that’s because they’re depressed all the time…” Stereotypes – we’ve all heard these before. However, if you want to be on good terms with the…

The Perks of the Grape Harvest Season in Prague

  Did you know that apart from beer, the Czech Republic also has a rich production of wine? In fact, our wine ranks among the best in the world and its production is accompanied by numerous celebrations. Early autumn is grape harvest season, which means plenty of wine tastings and festivals take place all over…

Ultimate Guide to Being Vegan in Prague

  A first glance at some of our traditional Czech meals might make you think that there are no greater meat-eaters in this world than the Czechs. But don’t get misled! Roasted duck, pork knuckle, and all kinds of sausages might be essential for our cuisine, but these are by far not the only things…

Experience the Spirit of Czech Classical Music in 2019

  Did you know that apart from making beer, we are also quite good at music? Well, some kinds of music, at least. Maybe our popular tunes are not exactly world-renowned, but you could hardly say that about our classical music. I’m pretty sure some of you must have heard of guys such as Bedřich…