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How to enjoy Cesky Krumlov and beat the tourist trap

Cesky Krumlov is a fairytale town a 2 hour drive south of Prague. It’s beautiful. There’s fabulous views over the town’s dinky houses, a maze of cobbled streets and wide open squares. With the River Vltava relentless in its meander through the town, there’s plenty of water sports to enjoy for the adventurous. And let’s not forget it’s …

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Photo: Sculptures by David Cerny

David Cerny is a controversial Czech artist, famous for his provocative sculptures. The government hate Cerny while the people love him. That’s a good enough reason for me to go hunting down some of his artwork. Prague has loads of sculptures by David Cerny dotted around so if you know where to look, and keep an …

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17 photos that will make you want to visit Prague, right now!

The capital of Czech Republic, Prague is an incredible city! Emerging from WWII with its medieval old town virtually intact, it has a fairytale atmosphere to it. There are so many main attractions in Prague, it’s quite difficult to whittle them down to just a few. I dare say there’s a top 10 but Prague’s …

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Hiking in Bohemian Switzerland National Park

I’d take nature over the city any day of the week! While based in Prague for a week, I couldn’t miss the opportunity to take a short road trip. Where better to head than the far north of the country? I was going hiking in Bohemian Switzerland National Park. And let me tell you, it’s by …

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Photo: Legend Of The Astronomical Clock

Prague’s medieval Astronomical Clock is more than 6oo years old! Most noteworthy, it’s the oldest clock in the world still ticking away the hours! Perhaps Czech clockmakers could teach the Swiss a thing or two. Seconds before the turn of each hour, the Astronomical Clock puts on a display, attracting a large number of people. If you’ve seen it …

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The Fred and Ginger Dancing House of Prague

Prague is a city brimming with Gothic, Art Nouveau and Baroque architecture. And yet amongst it all, there is a 20th century building that contrasts so dramatically, it’s almost audible. It is of course, the aptly named Fred and Ginger Dancing House of Prague. Fred and Ginger Dancing House of Prague The building is an office …

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