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Film-lovers alert! Martina is your Czech film scene specialist to turn to. From open-air cinemas to the most popular movies shot in Prague, she knows it all!

Prague’s Open-Air Cinemas

The Strangest Places to Watch Movies in Prague in 2022 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…

What You Didn’t Know About J. V. Myslbek

The Story of 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,…

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…

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…

The Best Prague Gardens around the Castle to Check Out in the Spring

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…

The Czech Witch-Burning Festival of April 30th

And Why You Want To Take Part Springtime in Prague is beautiful. Plants are just starting to bloom, sidewalk seating spread around town, and, even though it may not look that way this year yet, the winter coats are shelved for warm weather clothing. But wait! Before we can feel safe knowing the warmth will…

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…

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…