Prague vs. Taxi: Drivers in the city center rip tourists off money

A lot of travelers have probably experienced this situation. You just came to an entirely foreign city and you are feeling tired and confused. You withdraw the first foreign money from an ATM. Then you try to count how many euros, dollars or rubles that approximately is, but you still have a hard time estimating

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Karlova street in Prague so-called tourist highway

Six mistakes tourists make in Prague

The capital of the Czech Republic attracted over 6 million  foreign tourists in 2014, according to the statistics. As you’ve probably already learned, Prague certainly offers vast possibilities for the numerous visitors to enjoy.  However, being a foreigner always means that you are somehow prone to fall into tourist traps. Read about six common mistakes

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matryoshka

10 Czech Christmas Traditions

It’s Christmas. It’s time to slow down, recharge batteries and spend some time with the closest ones and have fun over some Czech traditions and superstitions! Some of them are rather weird, mysterious or heartless, some were forgotten but a few one can still witness during Christmas time in a Czech home. Before the humanking

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If you don't eat meat on December 24, you'll see golden ping flying on sky!

25 years of freedom

The 17th of November, the Czechs and Slovaks are celebrating the so-called Velvet Revolution – the peaceful demonstrations that ended the 41 years period of totalitarian communist rule. During those remarkable days, the opposition singers banned from their career for decades could sing to large crowds again and the Western world was zealously listening to

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The door of Iron Curtain finally opened after 1989.

Why Travel Alone (and why not?)

When in the summer of 2014 I was thinking about my next trip to accommodate my travel urges, still high after I had came back from Erasmus, my future direction was clear. The Baltics, Russia and Finland appealed to me historically, they were countries I’d never visited before, they were affordable and also they were

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Why To Travel Alone (And Why Not?)

Socks in sandals

Short story of Czech fashion ingorance When the recessist, anti-nationalist group ‘We don’t want Czechs in the Czech Republic’ was choosing their logo, they decided for a one that purposely underlined all stereotypes about how Czech people are unstylish: In the picture you can find a well humored, beer holding creature with an enormous beer

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