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The Sedlec Ossuary

Beyond Prague The city of Prague has so many places to discover but it would be a serious mistake to not take a look beyond the city´s borders while you´re there. One of the places near the Czech capital that is worth checking out is Kutná Hora. If you look at Google pictures of the […]

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Walpurgis Night in Prague

This is a celebration that is held in several northern European countries, including the Czech Republic. Prague’s festivities are now bigger than ever, and so much of the city is exactly as it was so many centuries ago when witches were persecuted and burned at the stake or before Catholicism permeated the pagan world and […]

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A Tour of Prague’s Kinsky Garden

Petrin Hill is a favorite of the citizens of Prague and quite popular with tourists interested in walking or sunbathing. And it is one of the largest green areas of the city.   It is also a place that is depicted in several classics of Czech literature, such as Franz Kafka´s story “Description of a […]

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Ice skating in Prague

Adults need to understand that children have different concerns than theirs, especially when talking about going on vacations to a foreign country. It is good for children to visit museums and historical monuments with their parents, but it is just fair that we find some fun activities for their entertainment, such as ice-skating. Kids will […]

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Christmas in Prague

Christmas time is time of traditions, celebration and gifts, it is also time to learn a little more about each culture, gastronomy, Christmas markets, parties and characters that give life to these year-end celebrations. For those traveling to Prague this Christmas there are many surprises as the Czechs have their own traditions, some dating back […]

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Davis Cup 2012

It is going to busy in Prague because two weeks before the Davis Cup Final, the Fed Cup finale will also take place. The Czech ladies will compete with Serbia during this final. Never before were both finales held in the same year, hosted at the same location. The O2 Arena can seat up to […]

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From Prague, tour Europe by bus

Who has not dreamed of being a supertramp? abandoning work, the monotony of all that enslaves you and getting away for a while, suddenly becoming one of those such interesting persons that occasionally one crosses in their way and think “damn, why I can not I do what this guy is doing?” And then some external […]

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The meaning of this title is very simple: people from Prague love stews and meats with sauces. So much so that the most representative Czech dish is the roast pork with pasta and cabbage or, as they say it, vepřo-knedlo-zelo. Perhaps this type of food isn´t for you or, at least, you want to try ir […]

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Discover Prague like a local

In 1992, the old town of Prague was declared a World Heritage Site due to its extreme beauty, so a trip to the Czech capital requires a visit, at least once, to the main landmarks, such as the Charles Bridge, the Old Town Square and the Castle. Luckily, they´re all quite close to each other […]

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Franz Kafka Museum in Prague

Whether you´re a big fan of literature or only an occasional reader, you´ve probably heard of the name Franz Kafka. The popular writer is one of Prague´s prodigal sons. He was born in 1883 and was undoubtedly one of the most influent writers in 20th century literature. He only wrote three novels, The Trial, The Castle and Amerika. It was in […]

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