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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 about our…

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March 6, 2023

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 opposed…

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July 21, 2022

Cheap Eats: Where to Eat on a Budget in Prague? 2022 Update

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, many venues…

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July 13, 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

To Beer, Or Not to Beer – The Beginnerʼs Guide to Czech Beer

When you think of the Czech Republic, you probably think of beer. If this is not the first association that pops into your head, it will be after you finish reading this blog. Because, if any nation takes its beer seriously, it is the Czechs. We consume the largest amount of beer per capita in…

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May 18, 2022

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

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 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

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…

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December 16, 2019

Prague From Above: A Rooftop Guide

People say that Prague is an open-air museum; if you slow down and look up, the labyrinth of narrow streets teleports you back in time. From the towering Gothic churches and colourful Baroque facades, to the intricate and playful Art Nouveau and Cubist style buildings, Prague’s history is literally written on its walls.  So; getting…

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September 2, 2019

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 locals…

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August 26, 2019

10 Breakfast Places in Prague for a Great Start of the Day

When it comes to breakfast, the citizens of Prague know how to treat themselves. After all, it is the most important meal of the day, isn’t it? Forget about a quick snack on the go to start your day, you will have to sit through this one! Prague has a steadily growing coffee culture and…

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June 19, 2019

Why is Náplavka Prague’s Best Hipster Hangout

When the weather’s nice, the Czechs head outside — just take a walk through the city’s many parks or beer gardens on a warm day and you’ll see residents soaking up the sun. While there are often long, never-solved debates as to which of Prague’s fabled beer gardens is the best place to beat the…

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June 3, 2019

The Freshest Farmersʼ Markets in Prague

Travelling to central Europe and thinking, “Hmm, how am I going to survive weeks (or months) of consuming this hearty — but not always healthy — cuisine from this corner of the globe? Good question. Traditional Czech (and much of central and eastern European) meals are made up of a fair amount of meat and…

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April 1, 2019

A Local’s Guide to Prague Street Art

My credentials as a street artist are as follows: once upon a time (22 years ago, to be exact), on a nice sunny day after school, my friend and I found our way home through forests, abandoned industrial areas, and all those zones that little rascals like to explore — and mark. It didn’t strike…

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March 4, 2019

A Photo-Taking Guide of Prague

Everyone can be a great photographer in this age of light and high-quality cameras. With Prague being one of the most photogenic cities around the world, your artistic ambitions will definitely thrive here. It is also one of the most photographed places. In order to make your photos stand out from the millions of other…

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February 19, 2019

Off the Beaten Tap in Prague

Beer drinkers, rejoice! There’s a place on Earth where your favourite beverage is cheaper than water. This is not a drill. Welcome to Prague, the beautiful capital of the Czech Republic, and the best place in the entire world for lovers of a good drop of the amber nectar. Here, the citizens are fuelled by what…

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December 24, 2018

7 Unique Cafés in Prague for Winter Hideout

Last week we brought some tips on what to do in Prague during the cold winter days. One thing we didn’t mention is the rich variety of cosy cafés the city has to offer. If you feel like warming up with a cup of good coffee, this is where you want to start. The first…

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December 3, 2018

Where to Warm up for Winter in Prague

A winter trip to Prague? Are you sure? After all, how much mulled wine, mead, or grog can you really drink? (Confession: We can drink a lot.) But seriously, you don’t have to worry. Staying warm in Prague doesn’t have to consist of just boozing yourself up until you’re too numb to notice that your…

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November 26, 2018

Prague’s Hopping Craft Beer Scene Is More than Just Pilsners

In Prague, the pilsner flows in beer gardens, bars, and restaurants where this brewing style was born. But the brewing scene is experiencing a revolution in the past decade, with tastes expanding to welcome new styles. Yes, craft brewing is hot even in the Czech Republic, regarded by many as the world’s beer capital and…

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October 12, 2018

Yes, There Are Vegetarian Restaurants in Prague… and They’re Fantastic

When one thinks of vegetarian-friendly cities, Prague is not normally the first place that comes to mind – in fact, it may not even be in the top ten. But for those of you unwilling to falter, you’re in for a nice surprise. In fact, our capital is quickly adopting the unbridled food trends, some…

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September 17, 2018

How to Skip the Scams in Prague

Exploring new cultures is a fantastic adventure that often leads to some of the best life experiences, but we have to admit: sometimes new places and cultures can make even the most seasoned traveller quake in their boots. Even those who love to travel are often afraid they’ll “get it wrong” and cause, at best,…

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August 23, 2018