Czechia

Prague or Krakow or Budapest: Which City to Visit?

Many travellers planning a trip to Central Europe don’t have necessarily an unlimited amount of time to visit every city that might be on their wish list. This has them begging the question: “Should I visit Prague or Krakow or Budapest?” While many people’s first instinct would be to cram every destination into a short period of time, I would honestly strongly recommend against doing this. Firstly, many cities aren’t as … 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

10-Day Czech Republic Itinerary: Explore Beyond Prague

Olomouc Travel Guide: Visit Olomouc

Over the past few years, tourism numbers in the Czech Republic have skyrocketed with over 18 million people visiting the country each year. However, most visitors to this beautiful Central European nation tend to only set their sites on the Gothic charms of Prague and rarely venture far from the capital city. Contrary to the typical tourist path, though, there are many incredible places to visit. Whether you are backpacking … Read More

Jeseniky Mountains: Hiking in Czech Republic

Czech Republic Itinerary

Our decision to travel to the eastern part of the Czech Republic was made on something of a whim. We had both mentioned previously that we were keen to explore more of this beautiful country, but it wasn’t something that had jumped to the top of our plans. When we were scouring for flights, however, to figure out where to go on our next adventure, we found that flights to … Read More

Olomouc Travel Guide: Why You Should Visit Now

Czech Republic Itinerary

I first visited Olomouc in May 2010. I had never heard of this city before but I met a traveller in Slovakia who spoke very fondly of it. He described it as having the beauty of Prague without the hordes of tourists. This piqued my interest significantly as, at that point, I had spent a month in some of Central Europe’s most popular destinations and was eager to find more off-the-beaten-path … 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 … Read More