Articles Tagged ‘Prague’

Postcard Perfect: Prague

Postcard Perfect: Prague January 4, 2012 | Postcard Perfect | Read More
Even when the cloudy skies hit and the rain begins to fall, Prague is overwhelmingly beautiful. The influence of the West over the last 15 years is undeniable, and at the same time, the Old World feeling of the city remains. This probably has something to do with the cathedral-like buildings and the...

NileGuide 5 with Jessica Spiegel of WhyGo Italy

NileGuide 5 with Jessica Spiegel of WhyGo Italy July 28, 2011 | NileGuide 5, Travel News | Read More
Jessica Spiegel is a travel writer for the BootsnAll Travel Network. Although Spiegel is based in Portland, a city she loves dearly, she’s more commonly known as the “Italy girl.” She writes the WhyGo Italy travel guide and doesn’t try to contain her bias toward anything and everything...

7 Unexpectedly Nice Places to be Buried, Drowned, or Otherwise Disposed Of

7 Unexpectedly Nice Places to be Buried, Drowned, or Otherwise Disposed Of July 11, 2011 | Featured | Read More
Getting old and dying… what can we say, it’s a six-foot downer. But there is a silver lining: figuring out how you want your remains to be treated can put the “fun” back in “funeral.” We at NileGuide are all for donations to science, ceremonial scatterings of ash,...

NileGuide Exclusive: How the World Hails Halloween

NileGuide Exclusive: How the World Hails Halloween October 27, 2010 | Around the World, Local Insight | Read More
Ghost towns, pirates, and abandoned places spooky enough to even give Casper a scare: yeah, here at NileGuide we’re pretty much all about Halloween. It should be no surprise, then, that our Local Experts — eyes and ears on the ground in cities across the travelsphere (otherwise known as...

Crooked Cabbies Beware: New iPhone App Takes On Taxi Fares

Crooked Cabbies Beware: New iPhone App Takes On Taxi Fares September 27, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Everyone has a story of how they’ve gotten ripped off during a trip abroad. Whether a victim to airlines, a street performer or market vendor, most of us have a story to tell. One of the most common places for this to happen is to the hands of taxi cab drivers. The Daily Mail reports that one such...

10 Festive Fall Drinks and Where to Sip Them

10 Festive Fall Drinks and Where to Sip Them November 9, 2009 | Around the World, Food Lovers, Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
The best thing about fall? It’s practically a requirement to start mixing, mulling, boiling, and brewing all our favorite nippy weather treats. Here are our top 10 favorites and where to find them: 1. Mulled Wine: Served in a Styrofoam cup or borrowed mug off the streets of Budapest or Prague...

Top 10 World’s Creepiest Cemeteries

Top 10 World’s Creepiest Cemeteries October 22, 2009 | Top 5/10 Lists | Read More
It may sound a bit morbid, but visiting local cemeteries on your next traveling adventure is a sightseeing trip not to pass up. Cemeteries can be incredibly beautiful, chock full of their city’s history, and offer the chance for paranormal encounters to really get you in the mood for Halloween....

Insider’s View: Locals Weigh in on the Top Dos & Don’ts in 10 Cities

Insider’s View: Locals Weigh in on the Top Dos & Don’ts in 10 Cities October 19, 2009 | Travel Tips | Read More
Want to feel like a local, no matter where you travel? Get the inside scoop from our team of local experts on what to avoid and what to do in 10 of the world’s best vacation spots, from Boulder to Barcelona. 1. Istanbul:

Prague as a Movie Set: Famous Filming Locations in the Czech Republic

Prague as a Movie Set: Famous Filming Locations in the Czech Republic October 16, 2009 | Prague | Read More
When you visit Prague, you’ll recognize the backdrop of many popular movies. Ron Perlman of Hellboy and Blade II, both of which were shot in Prague, credits the abandoned warehouses left behind by communist leaders. The fact that a castoff old factory building in Prague costs the studio significantly...

Sipping Fresh Pilsner Urquell outside of Prague

Sipping Fresh Pilsner Urquell outside of Prague August 11, 2009 | Prague | Read More
When in Prague, beer lovers and history buffs alike shouldn’t neglect to take a day trip to Plzeň, where one can marvel at glass blowers, photograph Gothic and Renaissance architecture,  go deep underground and, most famously, drink the tastiest Pilsner Urquell around. The town of Plzeň has...