How to make svařák (Czech mulled wine)

How to make svařák (Czech mulled wine)

Svařené víno, or ‘mulled wine’ in English, is the quintessential wintertime warmer. The smell of simmering spices will lure your nose to the kettle just like some cartoon character to pie on a windowsill — and instantly drawing you into the beautiful Christmas markets of Prague. After you decide you...

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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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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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The freshest farmers’ markets in Prague

The freshest farmers’ markets in Prague

Travelling to central Europe and thinking, “Hmm, how am I going to survive weeks (or months) of consuming this hearty — but not always healthy — cuisine from this corner of the globe? Good question. Traditional Czech (and much of central and eastern European) meals are made up of a...

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