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Prague – city of 100 spires, near intact medieval city full of gothic architecture and a maze of breathaking cobbled streets. Worlds largest castle, Cesky Krumlov Beer, Charles Bridge, castles, baroque, fairytale, culture,  Velvet Revolution, concerts,stunning architecture, cobbled streets, historic cafes, red roofs, rolling countryside, romantic towns,  thriving folk culture, cubist architecture, puppetry

Pruhonice Park Prague

Pruhonice Park Prague

Pruhonice Park Prague For once, a question to begin, and no Googling for 30 seconds. Which of the Prague parks and gardens ins a UNESCO World Heritage Site? It’s a fairly safe bet that relatively few of you came up with the answer, which is Pruhonice Park Prague. If...

Kampa Island Prague Area Guide

Kampa Island Prague Area Guide

Kampa Island Prague Guide Most people walk above Kampa Island Prague without setting foot on it or realizing it.  The Charles Bridge passes over it just before it reaches its end in Mala Strana, the wondrous Prague Lesser Town. It’s one of the quieter areas in...

Wallenstein Gardens Prague

Wallenstein Gardens Prague

Wallenstein Gardens Prague The Wallenstein Gardens are possibly the most magnificent of all Prague gardens. I couldn’t wait to revisit them in spring 2020 after a wait of almost 30 years, and saw them within days of their delayed reopening. The eventual reward was...

Prague Gardens

Prague Gardens

PRAGUE GARDENS If you visit the city in spring or summer, whatever you do, make time to see some Prague gardens. The formal gardens in Prague are among the best things to see in Prague, from 17th century Baroque gardens to beautiful gardens set within one of the...

Best Towers in Prague to Visit

Best Towers in Prague to Visit

It might not be the greatest surprise to learn that there are many towers in Prague to visit in the famous City of a Hundred Spires.  They are among the most prominent landmarks of Prague, and essential stops if you want to seek out the best views of the city....

Vrtba Garden Prague Guide

Vrtba Garden Prague Guide

VRTBA GARDEN PRAGUE GUIDE We had to wait several months to visit the Vrtba Garden, Prague.  It’s one of the most beautiful of the many Prague gardens, and like the nearby Wallenstein Gardens, only opens during the spring months.  It turned out to be well worth the...

Cubist Museum Prague Guide

Cubist Museum Prague Guide

CUBIST MUSEUM PRAGUE The amazing array of Prague architecture is one of the main reasons visitors flock to the Czech capital. Old Town Prague is best-known for its skyline of Gothic spires and Baroque domes, but it hides one of the most fascinating – and beautiful –...

Hotel Pod Vezi Prague Review

Hotel Pod Vezi Prague Review

HOTEL POD VEZI PRAGUE REVIEW So you’re wondering where to stay in Prague. Somewhere near the main Prague sights, perhaps? Somewhere you can eat in, at one of the best Prague restaurants. A place where you can relax in luxury.  Maybe even one of the Prague hotels...

Vyšehrad Prague

Vyšehrad Prague

VYSEHRAD PRAGUE Vysehrad Prague is a beautiful fortress and park just south of Prague city center. It’s a little off the beaten path in Prague terms, as many short-term visitors don’t have time to see it, but we’ve come to love the place, and rate it one of the most...

Mala Strana Prague – The Complete Guide

Mala Strana Prague – The Complete Guide

MALA STRANA PRAGUE If you walk the full length of the Charles Bridge from the Old Town, you’ll arrive in Mala Strana, Prague. Many pass through it on their way up the hill to Prague Castle, and forms part of the Royal Route. Its name is translated as either Lesser...

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