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Category Archives: Prague travel
I’ve been working on this blog item for a long time but was prompted to whip it into shape after reading a story on Lance’s Travels, another travel blog, about getting lost in Fez even while using a map. I … Continue reading
From Prague Post. Two weeks of pre-Lenten festivities in Prague, started on 31 Jan runs through 13 Feb. Jugglers and acrobats and masks, oh my! The part that intrigues me is the reference to bringing your own bottles. Hmmm.
From Prague Post. These are the results of reader voting in several categories, as well as the Prague Post’s top pick. Some are useful for anyone visiting or living in Prague. I’m especially interested in the best beer, pub, theatre … Continue reading
From Prague Post. From Cecilia Bartoli to 6pm fireworks on New Years Day to free sledding and celebratory simulcasts from other places in Europe – Prague is becoming a great place to see in the New Year! And the AvantGarde … Continue reading
From Prague Post. If you’ll be in Prague this month, here are some good deals at city restaurants.
From Prague Post. A bakery in Prague named Bakeshop with lots of yummy things to offer. Click on the link and watch the English language video. Located a couple of blocks east of Josefov. See the map and reviews on TripAdvisor. I … Continue reading
From Prague Post. A ticket agency, yes, but if you’re in Prague this month, there may be something here you’ll want to know about. Also could be a good resource for visiting Prague at any time of year.
It was bad enough when they found high levels of methanol in vodka last month. It killed people who drank it. There was also some tainted rum found at the time. From Prague Post. Now a new stash of local … Continue reading
From Prague Post. Prague Underwater, a photography exhibit of the “once in a century” floods in 2002 runs through October 7, when it will move to the Old Town Hall. Flood barriers have been improved since then and have been … Continue reading
From Prague Post. Archaeologists working near the site of a new tunnel have found a mass grave in Prague dating to the Middle Ages. I wonder if visitors/gawkers will be able to stop by?
When you think Proms, you normally think London. Prague’s Proms music festival aims for the same thing, only different. From Prague Post.
From Prague Post – Molson-Coors has plans for Staropramen. such as adding snacks to the end-of-tour beers. Pickled cheese. OK. And that yummy, super-fatty Prague ham! Here’s the link to the new Visitor Center. Take a virtual tour after you … Continue reading
Prague (Praha), like most large cities, is a collection of neighborhoods, each with its own history, flavor and identity. It can be helpful to know the English names, but what you really need to do is match up the street … Continue reading
Building facades, statues, lamp posts and museum entrances are just some of the places where you’ll find art. Some beautiful, some thought-provoking. Too much to take in
Just a few of the beautiful religious buildings in Prague. See separate blog post for St Vitus.
Dolls and elves Marionettes and Krtek the mole… my apologies for the crummy photo quality
Prague and environs is the home of lots of great beers. Three of my favorites are …
Why do they think getting rid of the sausage stands on Wenceslas Square is a good idea??? Fooey. from Prague Post
When you’re an ignorant point-and-shoot photographer like me, winter is a tough time of year to be taking pictures, especially when you’re far from home with limited time for reshoots. Sunset comes early, I was sometimes shivering when pressing the … Continue reading
I visited Prague Castle on my first trip to Prague in 2005. With my imperfect knowledge of the metro, I got off at a stop halfway up the hill and hiked the rest of the way. I saw most of the … Continue reading