A local’s guide to Holešovice, Prague

A local’s guide to Holešovice, 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 Holešovice sounds like your kind of place, local Prague city guides can show you around with a...

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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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Meet: Lukas, our local expert in Prague

Meet: Lukas, our local expert in Prague

Meet Lukas, our local guide in Prague, who has plenty of tips for where to go, what to eat and drink, and how to make the most of your time in the city. Read on for his top tips plus a bit of history about who he is and how...

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Prague neighbourhood guide: Venturing through Vinohrady

Prague neighbourhood guide: Venturing through Vinohrady

With a name that literally translates to the word “vineyards” in English, it’s no surprise that Vinohrady was once a wine hot spot before it became incorporated into the metropolis of Prague. In fact, since the 14th century the area was primarily occupied by vineyards, and the wine-producing fruit was...

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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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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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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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