Articles for Things to Do

Prague’s Historic Cafes for Cake

Prague’s Historic Cafes for Cake February 11, 2011 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Looking to spend a sweet afternoon with your sweetheart in Prague? Getting a bit mushy here – so let’s just say that we want to recommend some cafes with tasty cakes. Whether you want to lovingly feed each other or get in from the cold for a caffeine fix, we suggest these historic cafes. Café Louvre:...

What’s Happening: February

What’s Happening: February February 3, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Definitely it’s a month to stay indoors, and luckily Prague’s museums and theaters assist with heated entertainment options. Be sure to do a couple outdoor wanders however; enjoying Charles Bridge and Prague Castle relatively crowd-free is your reward for visiting Prague in February. Faces of...

Top Stops for Prague Views

Top Stops for Prague Views January 28, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
You’ve heard of the Seven Hills of Rome, right? But did you know Prague has not seven, but nine not-so-famous hills of her own? Yep – Letna, Vitkov, Opys, Vetrov, Skalka, Emauzy, Vysehrad, Karlov and the highest of all, Petrin. You can climb these “mountains” for some views (keep reading)...

Art Out & About: A Drunken Angel

Art Out & About: A Drunken Angel November 22, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Prague spirits are quite invigorating, and the colder the weather gets the more enticing the pub becomes. But be sure to get outside and view sculptor Stefan Milkov’s Opilý Anděl (Drunken Angel) right in the heart of Malostranská on Malostranské náměstí. This beautiful guy does seem a bit low,...

Sites of the Velvet Revolution

Sites of the Velvet Revolution November 17, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Today is Freedom & Democracy Day, a public holiday in the Czech Republic. On November 17, 1989, the Velvet Revolution began, which eventually led to the end of Communism in Czechoslovakia. For the past two days, we reviewed a timeline of this historic event. Today, we introduce you to the important...

Theater for Children

Theater for Children November 10, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
The stage is a magical place, where all sorts of dreams and fantasy come alive. The Czech Republic’s musical history is well-known and Czechs love going to the theater. While ballet and opera hold no linguistic barriers; proper theater in English is sporadic and can be hard to find. If you are traveling...

Czech Astronomical Clocks

Czech Astronomical Clocks October 20, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Prague’s astronomical clock is one of the city’s most popular tourist sites. In honor of its 600th birthday, we wrote a bit more about the history and detail of this special clock. But you time management types who just can’t get enough of big timepieces are in luck. Prague isn’t the only Czech...

Happy Birthday Prague Clock!

Happy Birthday Prague Clock! October 18, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Prague’s Astronomical Clock, though not looking a day over 450, is actually 600 years old this year! One of the city’s most famous cultural heritage sites and a tourist favorite, the Prague Orloj (clock in Czech) was designed by Mikuláš of Kadan in the early 15th century. Additional work was done...

Art Out & About: Kampa Babies

Art Out & About: Kampa Babies October 13, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Kampa Island is a fabulous retreat from busy Prague. Located on the Malá Strana side of the Vltava River; access is best gained through crossing Legií Most (the bridge across the street from the National Theatre) and walking down Malostranské nábřeží. It can also be reached if you cross Charles...

The Statues of Charles Bridge

The Statues of Charles Bridge October 11, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Charles Bridge has been undergoing a much needed renovation for more than a year now. That leaves part of this Prague icon covered and inaccessible. Don’t cross it off you list though; it’s still an integrel part to any Prague visit, and the best way to cross the river when touring around...