Our Study Abroad Preparation Guide
By Hannah Burns and Kylie Naughton If you’ll be staying in our city for a few months, as a study abroad student, temporary employee, intern, or if you’re here on a long holiday, we have some tips for you. There are quite a few things that make living here... Read more
The Greatest Czech Who Never Lived
BY HANNAH BURNS In late 1966, in the small northern Czech town of Liptákov, a mysterious chest was discovered after being buried in the countryside for nearly a century. And by an incredible stroke of luck, this monumentally important moment in Czech history was captured and broadcast on live... Read more
Our favourite First Republic Prague Cafés
There are seemingly thousands of cafés here in Prague—most of them with a new-age sense of chic that we know and love. But older establishments come with a particular charm that you just can’t get at a juice bar or vegan café. Here, famous socialites and intellectuals of the... Read more
Janek Rubes: The Honest Prague Guide
BY TATIANA CIRISANO It’s a Wednesday afternoon in Old Town Square, and the postcard-perfect scene is already swarming with tourists snapping photos of the historic gothic church and medieval astronomical clock. But Janek Rubes is here on the lookout for one thing only: scams. “Here we are in Old Town Square,... Read more
Chasing Černý: We talk to Prague’s iconic provocateur and artist
BY TATIANA CIRISANO David Černý, the iconic Czech artist and provocateur, is used to running late, says the manager at his Prague art center and studio known as MeetFactory. More often than not, his reputation precedes him. At age 23, a young Černý was arrested after painting a Soviet... Read more
The MeetFactory inspires art and music
Driving up Nádražní in the industrial Smíchov district, it’s hard to miss MeetFactory, an industrial building flanked by two enormous fiberglass red cars, hung on either side by two equally enormous nails. The car sculptures, of course, are the work of Prague artist David Černý, and MeetFactory is his... Read more
Albertov Apartments Also Home to Vineyard
The walls of Vysehrad have seen many things in their 600 years. From 14th century attacks, to 18th century Baroque remodelings and Austrian military training, and through years’ worth of New Year’s Eve celebrations, Vysehrad has seen it all. Today, one of the many things standing in its shadows... Read more
Daytripper: Pilsner
Looking for a great day trip from Prague? Look no further than Pilsner – just an hour away from Prague, it’s the perfect destination for an afternoon. Kevin from the Prague Visitor goes to check it out! Read more
Escaping the cold at AquaPalace
It’s never really winter at AquaPalace. The largest entertainment waterpark in Central Europe has a little of everything for the whole family. Best of all, a large majority of the waterpark is indoors, meaning it’s year round fun. So, it may be winter in Czech, but don’t forget to pack... Read more
Vacationing or living abroad – Fight the Flu Epidemic With Vaccine 
Getting a cold or the flu is bad enough, but when it strikes less than 24 hours before you’re on vacation, or even worse – when you’re on vacation, you face the possibility everyone in your family could get sick. Each year, 10 percent of the World’s population falls ill with... Read more