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Sunday Afternoons in Prague

Sunday Afternoons in Prague May 26, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Ahh…Sundays. Nothing says let’s do nothing productive and only what we want like the first day of the week. If you are in Prague, there are many places to indulge. Here’s one idea for a relaxing afternoon that has you slowly seeing the city. 1)      Brunch: Start your week out right by overindulging...

Prague’s Astronomical Clock Stopped for Repairs

Prague’s Astronomical Clock Stopped for Repairs April 8, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Visitors to Prague in the next couple of weeks will miss out on what is arguably the best-loved tourist attraction in the city: The hourly “ringing” of the Prague Orloj. Built in 1410, this astronomical clock on the Old Town Hall Tower amuses hordes of people every day with its chimes and procession...

Prague on a Rainy Day

Prague on a Rainy Day March 24, 2011 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
We don’t like to advertise the fact, but Prague doesn’t always have the best weather. It’s usually mild here, but it can be rainy any time of the year – especially in March and April. But you are here, you want to explore, and wet grey skies aren’t going to keep you indoors. Although...

Dox Centre for Contemporary Art

Dox Centre for Contemporary Art February 25, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
We hadn’t been to Dox Centre for Contemporary Art in about a year, and now we wonder what our problem has been?!? This is such a great museum on a number of different fronts: The size (lots of exhibits ongoing at once); the variety (paintings, sculpture, installations, photos, etc); and the freshness...

Czech Your Language Skills

Czech Your Language Skills February 9, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
It’s always nice to speak the language of the country you are visiting but for world travelers it’s usually not possible. Czech is one language that is especially difficult for speakers from Western countries; it’s Slavic, so doesn’t bear much resemblance to romance languages like Spanish or...

Prague Preconceptions

Prague Preconceptions January 26, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Everyone has a preconceived notion of a city or country in their minds. It may have come from photographs, news reports or stories from friends or family that have been there. The CzechTourism agency recently surveyed recent European visitors on what they thought about the Czech Republic, and most importantly...

Sixty Seconds with Nova Scena

Sixty Seconds with Nova Scena January 20, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Yesterday, we wrote about Second Chance, a temporary “recycled forest” set-up on the square behind Nová Scéna (New Stage). When Národní divadlo (National Theater) took over management of Nová Scéna (New Stage) in January 2010, they approached their programming using three main lines: Performances...

Czech Holiday Calendar

Czech Holiday Calendar January 12, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Following our post last week on festivals and events happening in the Czech Republic in 2011, we wanted to inform you about our public holidays. On these national holidays most businesses and local neighborhood shops will be closed and public transport follows a Sunday schedule. Unlike in the US, UK...

Prague in Pictures: Charles Bridge at Night

Prague in Pictures: Charles Bridge at Night January 10, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Charles Bridge is one of the icons of Prague. As a visitor, a walk across and taking the all-important snaps are a must-do. During the day it’s a crowded place; tourists jostling for the best shot of a statue or Prague Castle, vendors hawking their wares…but come nightfall the bridge quiets down....

Prague 2011

Prague 2011 January 6, 2011 | Events, Travel Tips | Read More
Is your New Year’s resolution to travel more? May we humbly suggest Prague? Great! In order to help plan your trip, here’s a list of major festivals and events happening in 2011. January Grand Restaurant Festival – January 15-February 15 If you are looking to experience a variety of restaurants...
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