Category: Visitor Tips

The Most Haunted Places in Prague

Don’t let Prague’s dazzling bridges and charming cobblestone paths fool you—this city has a dark side. Often labeled one of the most haunted places in Europe, Prague was the site of three now-famous defenestrations, and a known meeting place for astrologers and alchemists in the 16th and 17th centuries (more on that later). The city is crawling with ghostly sights and unsolved mysteries both rumored and historically documented, if you know where to look. Thankfully, we did the work for you. Just in time for Halloween, here are six of Prague’s most skin-crawling haunts, from a dark magic worshipping...

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Taste of Prague is Worth the Weight

When the duo of Jan and Zuzi started Taste of Prague in 2011, neither of them had been on a food tour, and they didn’t know how to make a website (she was a lawyer, and he was a translator, after all). But this local couple did have two ingredients that were far more important: vision and passion. “We wanted to provide a different experience than just sightseeing,” Jan explains, “and to let people experience tourism differently than they did twenty years ago.” The walking side of the tour should be familiar to most Prague visitors. Cobblestoned streets from...

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The Chef Next Door: Zdeněk Pohlreich

By the way he speaks, one might think Zdeněk Pohlreich doesn’t like classic Czech food. Ironic, since the celebrity master chef counts the famous Czech landmark Café Imperial as one of the three restaurants for which he is responsible. But the reality is, Pohlreich just abhors anything poor quality or status quo (and isn’t afraid to say it), a trait which has made him one of the most famous names in Czech gastronomy in and out of the kitchen. In addition to being at the helm of Café Imperial and the Michelin award-winning Italian inspired Divinis, Pohlreich recently opened...

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Our Study Abroad Preparation Guide

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 in Prague a lot different from living back at home, so we’ve compiled a list of advice based on our experience. Disclaimer: We come from the United States, so this is our experience. If you’re coming from different parts of the world, your experiences may be different, but we hope these can tips help sojourners universally....

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