Check Out Czech Food!
Aug06

Check Out Czech Food!

If you are in Prague, surely you must try out Czech food! I know, it can be a trial-and-huge-error thing but it can yield surprisingly good results. The quality of Czech restaurants is gradually improving and there are many to visit where you can enjoy a good Czech meal. But what is a typical Czech meal anyway? Czech cuisine is not only beer – though one Czech comedian used a catchphrase that “hunger is only thirst in disguise.” There...

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Prague wine and vineyards
Jul14

Prague wine and vineyards

Every year many tourists come to Prague to taste the local booze although the Czech capital is mostly considered to be a city of beer, more than anything else. But did you know there are several vineyards with their own wine production in Prague? Some of them are cunningly hidden, but for wine lovers, a bit of searching may prove well worth the effort. Prague’s wine heritage Prague has a surprisingly long vineyard tradition. In...

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Sapa: Little Hanoi in Prague
Jul09

Sapa: Little Hanoi in Prague

We’ve talked about it a few times before – Czech society is largely monocultural. In Prague, there are no ‘ghettos’ per se, no Chinatowns, no Italian markets. Ethnic minorities share the same living space as native Czechs. However, there is one place that effectively serves as a major cultural center for the Vietnamese population – it’s called Sapa, and although lots of people will just imagine a huge market...

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The Prague Beer Fest Test
Jun27

The Prague Beer Fest Test

It is a well known fact – Czechs love beer and they love festivals as well. In fact all the festivals – music, sports, books and whatever else, are only a guise for getting away with drinking a half a keg of beer during the event. So organizing a beer festival seems to be a great idea because it perfectly combines the loves of the Czech people without creating any guilt. A beer festival is simply about beer, and with that...

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Prague Veggie Parade
Jun20

Prague Veggie Parade

Prague, and the Czech Republic in general, are certainly not known for being a hotbed of vegetarianism. However, many would be (and are) surprised to discover the growing wealth of vegetarian and even vegan-friendly restaurants and businesses here. The annual Veggie Parade has become one of the hallmarks of the vegetarian lifestyle, but it’s about more than just dietary choice, it also encompasses the fight for animal rights. The 2014...

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Naplavka: DIY Punk Haven or the Coolest Place in the City?
Jun19

Naplavka: DIY Punk Haven or the Coolest Place in the City?

Have you ever wondered what Prague people do when they feel like visiting a beach? Since Czech Republic is a landlocked country, the only option would be either to go abroad, or to create an artificial beach in the middle of the city. The only problem is that streets in the Prague center are so crooked and the center itself is so hilly that it would be impossible to do something like that. So, what’s the final solution? Meet...

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