5 cafés that inspired the literary world

5 cafés that inspired the literary world

There’s something undeniably romantic at the thought of a writer sitting in a smokey coffeehouse, hunched over a notebook — or more recently a laptop — sipping from an espresso and penning the next great novel. Some of the most famous books of all time were written not in isolated...

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It’s beer o’clock somewhere: The birthplace of Pilsner

It’s beer o’clock somewhere: The birthplace of Pilsner

Most people who come to the Czech Republic are immediately inundated into the culture via the many different Czech brews on tap, paired with hearty meals of dumplings and gulaš. We here in Prague are constantly telling people to try our various types of beer and each time we wait,...

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Photo of the week: Falling for fall in Prague

Photo of the week: Falling for fall in Prague

What can we say? We’re a sucker for fall colours. Especially in Prague. Hard to believe it’s been a year since we last marveled at fall in Prague – guess it’s becoming a bit of a autumnal tradition! Fall may be our favourite season (sorry summer…actually spring was pretty nice...

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4 reasons why Domažlice is divine

4 reasons why Domažlice is divine

Prague is a beautiful city, with all of its magical spires and twisty-curvy roads of Old Town. But sometimes, it’s nice to take a few days to get away to explore the Czech countryside and take in the sights. While Prague has my heart, I will be the first to...

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Why Naplavka is Prague’s best hipster hangout

Why Naplavka is Prague’s best hipster hangout

When the weather’s nice, the Czechs head outside — just take a walk through the city’s many parks or beer gardens on a warm day and you’ll see residents soaking up the sun. While there are often long, never-solved debates as to which of Prague’s fabled beer gardens is the...

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Photo Of The Week: Wildflowers Of Prague

Photo Of The Week: Wildflowers Of Prague

It’s that time of year when you start to get a little wistful for summer. As the good weather approaches it’s inevitable finale (in the northern hemisphere at least!), we look for signs that it’s not quite over yet! We got some much-needed hope from the third wave of wildflowers...

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11 unexpected destinations to go vegetarian

11 unexpected destinations to go vegetarian

Making travel plans can be a bit challenging when you’re a vegetarian. Sure, you could try to explain to the waiter that you’d like that daily special sans meat, you could opt for a salad, or a disappointing bowl of plain rice, but where’s the fun in that? You want...

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My Neighbourhood: Prague’s Barrandov

My Neighbourhood: Prague’s Barrandov

I was inspired to write this ‘My Neighbourhood’ post after reading a similar article from our head honcho, Tony, about his neighbourhood in Melbourne – Kensington. I started to think about all the reasons why I love my neighbourhood of Barrandov in Prague, and thought that the best way to...

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Things to do in: Prague

Things to do in: Prague

We all know that Prague is a gorgeous city, and that the Old Town is a sight to see, but what else? If you’re looking for some things to do in Prague aside from the classic tourist must-sees, this should help. See Prague at a different hour, and bring your...

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Photo of the Week: Fall in Prague

Photo of the Week: Fall in Prague

We all know that summer rocks, but when those leaves start to change colour you can’t help but fall in love with fall. Our local guy in Prague, Niki, got up close and personal with autumn in his city, and captured this quintessentially fall photo for us. Needless to say,...

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