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Not in London for the Royal Wedding?

Not in London for the Royal Wedding? April 25, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Well not everyone can be in London for Will and Kate’s big day, and there are probably a lot of Londoners who wish they could be elsewhere. So if your invitation got lost in the mail, or you just wish to avoid the hoopla, try Prague for a different kind of royal visit. Royal stop number 1: Prague Castle....

Easter Traditions in the Czech Republic

Easter Traditions in the Czech Republic April 20, 2011 | Events | Read More
Easter is a celebration of spring in the Czech Republic and there are many fun rituals and food surrounding the holiday. Easter Monday (this year April 25) is a public holiday. Besides a visit to the Easter markets, or taking in an Easter concert, read up on some other local customs. If you visit an...

Visiting Prague’s Easter Markets

Visiting Prague’s Easter Markets April 18, 2011 | Events | Read More
Spring is a lovely time to be in Prague, and this April has seen some nice weather. Come rain or shine, you must visit one of the Easter markets on Old Town Square, Wenceslas Square, or Namesti Miru open now through May 1st. Both the decor and the items for sale will center on spring as a theme. An excellent...

Prague Easter Festival

Prague Easter Festival April 15, 2011 | Events | Read More
The Prague Symphony Orchestra and the Czech Philharmonic have teamed up for a series of special concerts during the holy time of Easter. Both of these groups have a long and respected tradition in Prague, having made numerous recordings, and entertaining both locals and visitors year-round. In addition...

Prague Writer’s Festival

Prague Writer’s Festival April 11, 2011 | Events | Read More
The best from the literary world comes to Prague April 16-20 for a week of intriguing discussion and exploration. The Prague Writer’s Festival is an excellent way to explore well-known authors from the world over, as well as meet some lesser known, but still influential ones. Every year, organizers...

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...

Farmers Markets in Prague

Farmers Markets in Prague April 6, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Now that the weather is becoming lovely, Prague’s farmers markets are setting up their stalls. Primarily introduced last year, the markets were an overwhelming hit with the public. Long queues and sold-out vendors were the norm, and organizers quickly regrouped to keep up with demand. Local fruits,...

What’s Happening: April

What’s Happening: April April 4, 2011 | Events | Read More
Oh, things are heating up in Prague! April can be a lovely and warm month, or rainy, but no matter. Lots of interesting happenings are happening all month long. Here are some recommendations, and be sure to check Prague Local Flavor regularly to keep up to date on what’s hot in the Czech capital. April...

Prague Photo Fest

Prague Photo Fest April 1, 2011 | Events | Read More
See the best in Czech photography, in one place for one week only. For the fourth year, Prague Photo Fest brings together hundreds of photographers and dozens of galleries for a picture perfect celebration. Held at Galerie Mánes, the goal of the event is to showcase photography as a medium as well as...

Beer Blessings

Beer Blessings March 30, 2011 | Food | Read More
Plato is quoted as saying: “He was a wise man who invented beer.” While the authenticity of his authorship is a bit dodgy, let’s go with the sentiment. Czechs know a thing or two about beer brewing, and recently a Czech bishop blessed a certain batch of the country’s flagship brew, Pilsner Urquell,...
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