Where to get Prague’s best burgers

Where to get Prague’s best burgers

Some years ago, Radovan and Zuzana, a husband and wife duo from Slovakia, decided to quit their jobs and buy a food truck. In their very old Mercedes, they started preparing food and soon became so popular that whenever there was a farmers’ market or food festival happening, it just...

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All the meat, cheese and beer: How to stuff yourself in Prague

All the meat, cheese and beer: How to stuff yourself in Prague

There are a few things in life guaranteed to always bring strangers together. Two of those are booze and food, and on my Prague Beer and Czech Tapas tour with Urban Adventures, there was plenty of both to be had. My boyfriend and I arrived at Wenceslas Square just in...

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A local’s guide to Žižkov, Prague

A local’s guide to Žižkov, 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 Žižkov sounds like your kind of place, local Prague guide Tomáš and his team can show you...

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A local’s guide to Petrin Hill, Prague

A local’s guide to Petrin Hill, 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 Petrin Hill sounds like your kind of place, local Prague guide Kača and her team can show...

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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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