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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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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6 comfort foods that’ll improve your winter travels

6 comfort foods that’ll improve your winter travels

Winter travel is not for the faint of heart. Unless you’re heading to a beach, your luggage gets heavier and your skin a little tougher — but hey, all for the adventure right? It’s worth beating the crowds, saving some money, and seeing a different perspective of a city under a...

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Wall is (not) over: The story of Prague’s John Lennon Wall

Wall is (not) over: The story of Prague’s John Lennon Wall

It’s November 17th and I’m walking through Wenceslas Square in Prague. Officially, it’s the square of a Czech patron saint, but more notably, it’s the square that served as the scene for soviet tanks rushing in and crushing the Prague Spring in ‘68. Then, 21 years later, it symbolised the...

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11 unexpected destinations to go vegetarian

11 unexpected destinations to go vegetarian

Making travel plans can be a bit challenging when you’re a vegetarian. Sure, you could try to explain to the waiter that you’d like that daily special sans meat, you could opt for a salad, or a disappointing bowl of plain rice, but where’s the fun in that? You want...

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