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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Meet: Nikola, our local expert in Prague

Meet: Nikola, our local expert in Prague

Learn more about our guides around the globe — everything from what makes the perfect day in their city, to how they landed in tourism, to why they love working with Urban Adventures. On how she ended up in Prague… I’m originaly from the Wallachia region, which is to the...

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The legend of Bohemia’s rebel, Jan Hus

The legend of Bohemia’s rebel, Jan Hus

“Love each other and wish the truth on everyone.” – Jan Hus Around 1369, a boy only known as Jan was born in Husinec, Bohemia. When he was old enough, he headed to Prague to attend college. Since surnames were a new concept at the time, he would take the...

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Experience the vibe of Prague’s Gay Pride

Experience the vibe of Prague’s Gay Pride

In August 2011, Prague’s LGBT community joined in the worldwide celebration of gay pride, with a series of events held in the city centre. Ever since, this annual festival has become one of the most colourful spectacles in Prague, bringing together a wide audience of people. The 8th annual Prague...

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A local’s guide to Old Town, Prague

A local’s guide to Old Town, Prague

No one knows local life like our guides. That’s why we’ve asked them take us around their favourite ‘hoods and offer their insider tips on seeing the city like a true local. If Old Town Prague sounds like your kind of place, local Prague guide Pavla and her team can...

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Travel like a boss on Central Europe’s trains

Travel like a boss on Central Europe’s trains

Travelling by train in Central Europe is cheap, effective and will connect you to many Urban Adventures cities. Here’s how to travel like a boss and make the most of Central Europe’s extensive and easy train service. Krakow Taking a train, without doubt, is the most effective way of travelling...

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24 hours in: Prague

24 hours in: Prague

When travelling, we understand that you might not always want to follow the same “must dos” you see in every guidebook or on every travel blog, especially when you only have 24 hours at your disposal. What you might want to do instead, is learn something new, take a few...

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The best summer festivals in Europe

The best summer festivals in Europe

If you’re visiting Europe this summer, go beyond the typical tourist attractions and catch some of the amazing festivals taking place. From theatre and design, to techno music, to celebrations of dragons or wine, these cultural events will show you another side of Europe. Krakow, Poland There are so many...

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Where to watch World Cup 2018 in Prague

Where to watch World Cup 2018 in Prague

The most important event for sports fans soon returns! The 2018 FIFA World Cup takes place from 14 June to 15 July in Russia. While the Czech Republic’s national team didn’t qualify, this doesn’t mean Czechs won’t be watching. We’ll just choose another team and support them as much as...

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How to be a responsible tourist in Prague

How to be a responsible tourist in Prague

Prague is romantic, historic, beautiful and the ultimate beer lovers’ paradise. It’s also a tourist hot spot, which means when travel season rolls around, the city can be packed. To make the most of it while also minimising your impact, keep the following tips in mind. The locals will appreciate...

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