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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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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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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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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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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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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Photo of the week: Winter in Prague

Photo of the week: Winter in Prague

Even if you’re not a winter person, you have to admit that a fresh coat of snow does wonders for a historic city like Prague. Between its amazing Christmas markets (and Christmas market treats!) in the winter and beer gardens in the summer, there is no shortage of festive things to...

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4 reasons why Domažlice is divine

4 reasons why Domažlice is divine

Prague is a beautiful city, with all of its magical spires and twisty-curvy roads of Old Town. But sometimes, it’s nice to take a few days to get away to explore the Czech countryside and take in the sights. While Prague has my heart, I will be the first to...

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