How to make Czech-style marinated cheese

How to make Czech-style marinated cheese

Nakládaný hermelín (cheese marinated in garlic and onion) lives in the hearts of Czech people. It’s a Czech phenomenon you can find in every (proper) local restaurant in Prague — just look for the section on the menu that says “Food to go with beer.” There are even books and websites dedicated...

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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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Where to brunch in Prague

Where to brunch in Prague

We live in a time of uncertainty. Who are we? What is our purpose? And if no one Instagrams brunch, did it really happen? These are the questions of our time (okay, some more pressing than others), and recently I took the initiative and gathered up another intrepid group of...

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Great Czech brewery daytrips from Prague

Great Czech brewery daytrips from Prague

When you first come to Prague, you’ll quickly discover that Czech beer culture is much different from the more Westernised countries. Firstly, we drink a lot here. But secondly, the manner in which we drink is vastly different. It is quite rare to see people shouting over music, or on their...

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Different perspectives in Invisible Prague

Different perspectives in Invisible Prague

They say that travel opens your mind and broadens your horizons, and while I’m not entirely sure who exactly “they” are, the people who make up these kinds of sayings do have a point. Travel allows us to experience different cultures and remove ourselves from our own patterns, which is...

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The best burgers in Prague

The best burgers in Prague

Jane Austen once famously penned that, “It is a truth universally acknowledged that all meat-eating carnivores in possession of working taste buds must be in want of a burger.” Okay, so maybe I’ve taken a few liberties with that quote, but here in Prague, almost everyone will agree: burgers are...

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City escape: Spend a day at Prague’s Trojský zámek

City escape: Spend a day at Prague’s Trojský zámek

We get it — going to a beer garden and spending a day in the shade with a nice cold brew is perhaps one of the best and most popular ways in Prague to spend a summer’s afternoon. But if you’re looking for an outdoor alternative, why not take a...

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The freshest farmers’ markets in Prague

The freshest farmers’ markets in Prague

Travelling to central Europe and thinking, “Hmm, how am I going to survive weeks (or months) of consuming this hearty — but not always healthy — cuisine from this corner of the globe? Good question. Traditional Czech (and much of central and eastern European) meals are made up of a...

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Where to “park” yourself outside in Prague

Where to “park” yourself outside in Prague

Prague is built on top of nine hills — and atop almost all of those hills there lies a park and a Praguer, probably with a beer in his or her hand, enjoying the view. Many visitors to Prague are surprised at how green the city is, with its all-of-a-sudden-I’m-surrounded-by-flowers-and-gardens...

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A local’s guide to Prague street art

A local’s guide to Prague street art

My credentials as a street artist are as follows: Once upon a time (22 years ago, to be exact), on a nice sunny day after school, my friend and I found our way home through forests, abandoned industrial areas, and all those zones that little rascals like to explore —...

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