“Prague never lets you go… this dear little mother has sharp claws,” one of Prague greatest literary figures, Franz Kafka, once said of his hometown. I agree! Prague is an enrapturing city, one of my favorite in Europe! Not only is Prague the beer capital of the world, and Czech Republic’s capital,...more
The best advice anyone can give you is that while in Prague, enjoy the local beer and the excellent lagers. One of the best places to do that is at The Pub. The Pub is truly a one of a kind bar, which provides an unparalleled drinking experience: beer contest amongst tables, while enjoying self-service...more
If you think Times Square on New Year’s Eve is crowded, wait till you see the crowds gathered every top of the hour at the Astronomical Clock, in the Old Town Square, to see the disciples and other figurines appear from behind the two wooden doors above the clock face. When the main bell goes off, a...more
Going up the hill continuing the Charles Bride, you will find yourself at the fairy tale Prague Castle, which according to the Guinness Book of World Records, is the largest castle in the world, with an area of almost 70,000 m². A UNESCO World Heritage site, the castle hosts St Vitus Cathedral, three...more
Old Town Square (Staromestske namesti) has been the heart of Prague for more than a thousand years.The square is congested with sharp architectural contrasts that excite the eye. Take lots of pictures and note the legendary religious figure of Jan Hus, burnt alive in 1413 in the same square, for...more
The iconic Charles Bridge (Karluv Most) offers stunning views of Prague and Vltava River, filled with street vendors, brilliant painters, quirky musicians and unfortunately, swarms of tourists as well; careful for pickpockets!
Golden Lane is a street surrounding the Prague Castle, whose name stems from the 16th century alchemists, who had to look there, according to legends, for a reaction to produce gold. It now consist of tiny colored houses, one of which is related to Franz Kafka, Czech-Jewish writer, who used this...more