A local’s guide to Stromovka Park in Prague 7 (Holešovice)

A local’s guide to Stromovka Park in Prague 7 (Holešovice)

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 Stromovka sounds like your kind of place, local Prague guide Silvie and her team can show you...

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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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9 of the world’s best Christmas markets for merrymaking

9 of the world’s best Christmas markets for merrymaking

Year-round, local markets are the best place to get a taste for local life (literally, since you can scoop up tasty snacks as you browse!). But at Christmas time, markets become so much more than just a place to shop — they become magical winter wonderlands filled with tasty cold-weather...

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10 unusual sights to see in Prague

10 unusual sights to see in Prague

Prague is a magical city, no doubt about it. It will charm you from the get-go with its jaw-dropping architecture and well-preserved historic sights. There’s just something about walking across a nearly empty Charles Bridge at 2am when it seems like you have the city all to yourself. One of...

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Making sense of Czech culture: What’s with the attitude?

Making sense of Czech culture: What’s with the attitude?

This is the first of a series of blog posts about various parts of Czech culture that are usually not covered in guidebooks: bathrooms, public transportation, tipping and other subjects that are not as romantic as the views, restaurants and entertainment that most books and blogs cover. These are the...

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The legend of Prague’s one-eyed general

The legend of Prague’s one-eyed general

“The one whom no mortal hand could destroy was extinguished by the finger of God”. – Unknown, upon the death of Jan Zizka by the plague. Sitting on a hill overlooking Prague is one of the largest equestrian statues in the world. Jan Zizka (1370-1424), the one-eyed general. In my...

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Prague’s hopping craft beer scene is more than just pilsners

Prague’s hopping craft beer scene is more than just pilsners

In Prague, the pilsner flows in beer gardens, bars, and restaurants where this brewing style was born. But the brewing scene is experiencing a revolution in the past decade, with tastes expanding to welcome new styles. Yes, craft brewing is hot even in the Czech Republic, regarded by many as...

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Meet: Misa, our local expert in Prague

Meet: Misa, 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 came to live in Prague… I come from Frydek-Mistek, a medium-sized town in the...

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These photos show how beautiful Prague is from above

These photos show how beautiful Prague is from above

Prague is beautiful any time, all the time. But sometimes it takes a new perspective to remind us just how pretty a place can be. These photos capture the timeless beauty, the lively social scene, and the delicious beer culture that make Prague so wonderful.

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Meet: Lukas, our local expert in Prague

Meet: Lukas, our local expert in Prague

Meet Lukas, our local guide in Prague, who has plenty of tips for where to go, what to eat and drink, and how to make the most of your time in the city. Read on for his top tips plus a bit of history about who he is and how...

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