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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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