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U Medvídků – A Prague home of beer for over five centuries

With a history dating back to the 15th century, Prague’s U Medvídků was in its day frequented by the likes of Jaroslav Hašek and Karel Čapek. Today it is a classic, old school beer hall-type pub and one of the best-known purveyors of Budvar in the capital.

 
 
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“Natural Born Butchers” wine-tasting…

In recent years, Prague has been attracting more and more visitors who are interested specifically in the local cuisine…

 
 
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Matěj Černý – Co-author of unusual…

Authors Matěj Černý and Marie Peřinová, partners in real life, worked for three years on a most unusual guidebook…

 
 
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A visit to the great mountain village…

Downhill skiing and snowboarding are immensely popular in the Czech Republic and there are a slew of mountain ranges…

 
 
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Bestselling guidebook maps some of…

111 Places in Prague that You Shouldn’t Miss (111 Míst v Praze která Musíte Vidět in Czech) is a remarkable guidebook…

 
 
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Architectural historian Barbara Peacock…

British architectural historian Barbara Peacock was recently honoured with a Point of Light Award by Prime Minister…

 
 
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“Golden-donut” gallery for Slav Epic…

The city of Prague has stepped up the search for a suitable space to house the famous Slav Epic, a cycle of 20 large…

 
 
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The ugly beauty of Ostrava (1)

It’s January and every hotel in Ostrava is fully booked. So what’s pulling the crowd to a city that many Czechs wouldn…

 
 
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Czech ‘BackPackLady’: Travelling in…

In her late 20s Czech traveller Michaela Bugrisová aka. BackPackLady spent more than six months travelling in Asia in…

 
 
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Prague City Tourism promoting…

Every year Prague City Tourism highlights selected attractions aimed at drawing more visitors to the Czech capital…

 
 
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A ferry nice surprise (1)

A river ferry service across the Vltava, courtesy of the Prague public transit system (MHD) offers those in the Czech…

 
 
 
 
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