Karlín is Prague’s secret neighbourhood that you should discover

Karlín is Prague’s secret neighbourhood that you should discover

Karlín is a district within such close proximity to Prague’s New Town and Old Town, yet it’s often unexplored, completely unknown to tourists and travellers. This lack of attention is undeserved; beautiful in its own regard, Karlín hosts a myriad of events, great places to get food, interesting things to...

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How to make Czech pancakes (lívance)

How to make Czech pancakes (lívance)

Lívance, oh lívance; such tasty little Czech treats you are. For those unlucky people who are not in the know, lívance are leavened Czech pancakes. Don’t be afraid, they’re just as simple to make as American pancakes, except I’ve found them to be consistently better in both taste and texture....

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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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Where to warm up for winter in Prague

Where to warm up for winter in Prague

A winter trip to Prague? Are you sure? After all, how much mulled wine, mead, or grog can you really drink? (Confession: We can drink a lot.) But seriously, you don’t have to worry. Staying warm in Prague doesn’t have to consist of just boozing yourself up until you’re too...

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Off the beaten tap in Prague

Off the beaten tap in Prague

Beer drinkers, rejoice! There’s a place on Earth where your favourite beverage is cheaper than water. This is not a drill. Welcome to Prague, the beautiful capital of the Czech Republic, the birthplace of Pilsner, and the best place in the entire world for lovers of a good drop of...

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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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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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How to skip the scams in Prague

How to skip the scams in Prague

Exploring new cultures is a fantastic adventure that often leads to some of the best life experiences, but we have to admit: sometimes new places and cultures can make even the most seasoned traveller quake in their boots. Even those who love to travel are often afraid they’ll “get it wrong” and cause, at...

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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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Yes, there are vegetarian restaurants in Prague… and they’re fantastic

Yes, there are vegetarian restaurants in Prague… and they’re fantastic

When one thinks of vegetarian-friendly cities, Prague is not normally the first place that comes to mind – in fact it may not even be in the top ten. But for those of you unwilling to falter, you’re in for a nice surprise. In fact, our capital is quickly adopting...

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