20 AUTUMN EVENTS in Prague in 2017

Every season of the year in Prague is full of great things to do and see. There’s always a lot going on and never a reason to be bored in the city of 1,000 spires. The autumn is no exception. Whether you like music, theater, art, food, drink, dance, shopping, or whatever, you can always

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The Signal Festival of Light coming up on Oct. -photo Ján Tichý

Part 1 – CZECH EMIGRANTS, Leaving and Returning

During the chaotic history of Czechoslovakia during the latter part of the 20th century, quite a number of its citizens found it necessary to leave, for various reasons, regardless of whatever feelings they might have had towards their homeland. The Nazi occupation of the Second World War, the Communist takeover afterwards, the Soviet invasion of

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"Our Island", a drawing from Ravensbruck credited to Květa Hniličková.

NORMALIZATION – what happened after 1968 Prague Spring occupation

We’ve already published a blog post about the 1968 Prague Spring, so this time you will learn what happened after. Those travellers, who participated on our special Communism & Bunker Tour, not only had the unique chance to visit a creepy nuclear shelter, but also to greet the Patron Saint of Czechs, King Wenceslas, who’s statue overlooks the Wenceslas

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It is believed that the King Wenceslas, the Patron Saint of Czechs, should safe the country from the danger. That's why people always gather bellow his statue in the Wenceslas Square and "call for help". He never showed up, obviously.

KARLŠTEJN CASTLE, day trip from Prague

Karlštejn Castle, established in the 14th century by the legendary King Charles IV, is one of the most beautiful and well-preserved gothic castles in the Czech Republic. Because of its close proximity to Prague (just 40 minutes by train), it’s also a popular day-trip destination for visitors and locals alike, and is one of the

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Karlštejn Castle was not used as a location in the filming of Game Of Thrones, nor did it appear anywhere in the Lord Of The Rings. Photo by Lukáš Kalista.

10 OUTDOOR CINEMAS in Prague 2017

Every year Prague has more and more venues where you can go in the summer to watch films outdoors. The following is a list of 10 different places where you can go to see some films of all types – art house films, documentaries, cult classics, and blockbusters alike. You can have some food, get

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PRAGUE PRIDE 2017, Aug. 13-17

“This is just a pointless festival,” is what it says at the top of the official Prague Pride webpage this year. Is someone being facetious? Yes. To those involved with Prague Pride, it is anything but pointless. The theme of this year’s festival is “tolerance does not equal respect”, and you can find a thought-provoking

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