Czechia

8 Best Areas to Stay in Prague For Tourists

Prague's Old Town Square

Though the tourist centre of Prague is compact and walkable, there are countless neighbourhoods in the Czech capital that make good bases when visiting this beautiful city. If you’re planning a trip and are wondering what the best area to stay in Prague, then make sure to check out this guide. It can be easy to assume that the best Prague neighbourhood to stay would be in the Old Town, … Read More

The Essential Guide to Visiting Prague in Winter

Prague Castle in Winter

Visiting Prague in winter can have a certain allure – perhaps you want to see this beautiful city under a dusting in snow or you’re keen to visit some of the many Christmas markets in December. However, heading to the Czech capital in the cooler months can have certain drawbacks and you may need to have different considerations than if you’re visiting in the spring or summertime. There is no … Read More

The Ultimate 3 to 4 Days in Prague Itinerary

Prague Castle from Charles Bridge

Planning the perfect Prague itinerary can seem daunting when you consider just how popular and how much there is to see and do in the Czech capital. And while you can see the top sites of Old Town Prague in just a couple of days, planning to spend 3 to 4 days in Prague is very worth it if you want to see a more local side of this beautiful … Read More

Karlovy Vary Day Trip from Prague: A One Day Itinerary

Beautiful Karlovy Vary

While countless visitors to the Czech capital set their sites on Cesky Krumlov or Kutna Hora as a day away from the city, fewer consider heading west to go on a Karlovy Vary day trip from Prague. Located in the western Czech Republic only about forty kilometres from the German border, Karlovy Vary is a beautiful spa town that has been famous the world over for decades. Newly enshrined on … Read More

The Perfect One Day in Cesky Krumlov Itinerary

Beautiful Cesky Krumlov view from castle

Spending one day in Cesky Krumlov is something that sites high on many people’s Central Europe itineraries – often right after exploring the beautiful old town of Prague. Located in the South Bohemia region about 175 kilometres south of the capital of Prague, this charming town has often been a popular day trip destination for visitors to the Czech Republic. However, Cesky Krumlov has also struggled under the pressure of … Read More

Is Prague Expensive? A Guide to Prices in Prague

Famous Charles Bridge in Prague

Prague, the beautiful capital city of the Czech Republic, has become an extremely popular tourist destination in the past few years, known for its medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, and notoriously cheap prices. However, just like in any major European city, underprepared travellers can often find themselves paying exorbitant rates and high prices in Prague if they aren’t careful. If you have ever found yourself wondering “is Prague expensive?”, the good … Read More

Jeseniky Mountains Travel Guide: Things to Do & Where to Stay

Czech Republic Itinerary

Our decision to travel to the eastern part of the Czech Republic was made on something of a whim. When we were scouring for flights to figure out where to go on our next adventure, we found a great deal to Czechia’s third-largest city of Ostrava. Our interests piqued, we began to research where we should go after exploring the city and found that the Jeseniky Mountains, which are considered … Read More

Ostrava Travel Guide: Things To Do, Restaurants & Places To Stay

Ostrava Attractions

The Czech Republic is certainly no stranger to foreign tourism, with foreign visitor numbers falling well over 18 million annually. However, most tourists visiting this Central European nation tend only to set their limits on Prague, perhaps taking a day trip to Cesky Krumlov or maybe a brief stopover in Brno while en route from Vienna or Bratislava. What often gets overlooked, however, is the Czech Republic’s third-largest city: Ostrava. Located roughly … Read More