Off the beaten tap in Prague

Off the beaten tap in Prague

Beer drinkers, rejoice! There’s a place on Earth where your favourite beverage is cheaper than water. This is not a drill. Welcome to Prague, the beautiful capital of the Czech Republic, the birthplace of Pilsner, and the best place in the entire world for lovers of a good drop of...

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The ultimate guide to Czech cuisine

The ultimate guide to Czech cuisine

If you’re anything like me, then food is not only one of the highlights of travel, but also one of the joys of daily life. Growing up, where eating for my family was more of a pastime than a nutritional necessity, so it’s no wonder that food was often the highlight...

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Easter in Prague: A photo essay

Easter in Prague: A photo essay

In the Czech Republic, Easter weekend is far more than a Christian holiday — it’s a celebration of spring, of ancient traditions, and of coming together as friends, as family, and as a community. Our team photographer @alexandratakesphotos went out and about over the weekend to capture the spirit of...

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How to skip the scams in Prague

How to skip the scams in Prague

Exploring new cultures is a fantastic adventure that often leads to some of the best life experiences, but we have to admit: sometimes new places and cultures can make even the most seasoned traveller quake in their boots. Even those who love to travel are often afraid they’ll “get it wrong” and cause, at...

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The definitive guide to Prague souvenirs

The definitive guide to Prague souvenirs

Ah, souvenirs. If you’re anything like me, these are some of your favourite things to lovingly select while on an adventure — then shove, unceremoniously yet carefully, into whatever over-stuffed bag you convinced yourself in a fit of travel idealism would force you to travel lightly. (Let’s be honest, such...

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Yes, there are vegetarian restaurants in Prague… and they’re fantastic

Yes, there are vegetarian restaurants in Prague… and they’re fantastic

When one thinks of vegetarian-friendly cities, Prague is not normally the first place that comes to mind – in fact it may not even be in the top ten. But for those of you unwilling to falter, you’re in for a nice surprise. In fact, our capital is quickly adopting...

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Local kitchen: Czech-style marinated cheese

Local kitchen: Czech-style marinated cheese

Nakládaný hermelín (cheese marinated in garlic and onion) lives in the hearts of Czech people. It’s a Czech phenomenon you can find in every (proper) local restaurant in Prague — just look for the section on the menu that says “Food to go with beer.” There are even books and websites dedicated...

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Local kitchen: Two-day beef and beer goulash

Local kitchen: Two-day beef and beer goulash

Czech cuisine is one of the heartiest cuisines out there, and this beef and beer goulash recipe, inspired by our Urban Adventures team in Prague, will certainly stick to your ribs. Perfect for cold nights in with friends, it pairs well with good wine and good conversation. For best results,...

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Where to brunch in Prague

Where to brunch in Prague

We live in a time of uncertainty. Who are we? What is our purpose? And if no one Instagrams brunch, did it really happen? These are the questions of our time (okay, some more pressing than others), and recently I took the initiative and gathered up another intrepid group of...

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Great Czech brewery daytrips from Prague

Great Czech brewery daytrips from Prague

When you first come to Prague, you’ll quickly discover that Czech beer culture is much different from the more Westernised countries. Firstly, we drink a lot here. But secondly, the manner in which we drink is vastly different. It is quite rare to see people shouting over music, or on their...

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