Posts Categorized: Travel

Favorite Place in Prague: Vyšehrad Castle

EuroCheapo Normally, I like to visit places that are quieter and more local. But Vyšehrad (literally High Castle), Prague’s second castle, is such a wonderful (and big) place that it’s a shame more people don’t take the time to visit. It holds a special place in many Praguers’ hearts and is a must-see in my… Read more »

Easter in Prague 2010

Expats.cz Celebrate Spring! Expats.cz looks at Easter traditions & this year’s events… Easter traditionally heralds the start of spring, or at least the yearning for spring. After this long cold winter, an early Easter is probably quite welcome for many. Read on to learn a bit about the history and traditions of Easter in the… Read more »

St. Patrick’s Day in Prague 2010

Expats.cz Where to go to celebrate this year If it’s true that on St. Patrick’s Day everyone is Irish then Prague has truly embraced its mutual heritage. Most statistics have the Irish consuming the second largest amount of beer per capita, after the Czechs. With a shared Celtic history, a love of pubs, beer and… Read more »

Gay Prague

Expats.cz Expats.cz takes a look at gay-friendly venues in Prague The Czech Republic has earned a reputation for being more liberal state than some of its European neighbors; this is generally accurate, with tolerant attitudes towards issues like drug use and gay rights throughout the country. The city of Prague is especially welcoming to gay… Read more »

Prague events calendar: Festivals for 2010

EuroCheapo Planning a trip to Prague this year? One of central Europe’s most historic and picturesque capitals will mesmerize you with its charm and beauty. But it’s not all architectural oohs and ahhs—there are plenty of festivals and other events sure to enliven your experience. Check these out! FebioFest March 25-April 4, 2010 The Czech… Read more »

4 tips for cheap dining in Prague

EuroCheapo Last week, we shared three Cheapo-friendly pubs in Prague. To maximize your Czech eating experience, however, there are a few more things you should know about where and when to go, as well as how much to leave for the tip. Read on to make sure you’re getting your Czech kroners’ worth! 1. Go… Read more »

Christmas in Prague 2009

Expats.cz Merry-making for all across the city The holidays are a time for celebration and getting together with family and friends. Prague does Christmas right with nearly every venue, no matter what its purpose, putting on some kind of event. We’ve gathered a variety of happenings here, but if you know of good party going… Read more »

Czech Christmas Festivals

Expats.cz Discover the holiday spirit all over the country The holidays are always a special time, full of fun things to do and see. Why not take advantage of the Christmas events being held around the country to get out and explore a bit? Many of these festivals can be visited in a day, or… Read more »

Reads to Soothe (Or Is It Stoke?) the Savage Wanderlust

Tripatini Oh, I’ve got it bad. Symptoms include itchy feet, a restless mind, inability to concentrate and lots of whining about boredom. I’ve tried mini-medicating — you know, the occasional day trip. No luck. And sure, I’ve also got three-day weekends planned — but mere short-lived placebos, they. Much to my husband’s chagrin, I’ve even… Read more »

Czech Gifts and Souvenirs

Expats.cz A round-up of local goodies: Expats.cz takes a look at traditional Czech crafts It’s a traveler’s problem: to souvenir or not to souvenir. Should you haul something back that in all likelihood will become a dust catcher forever on your bookshelf? Do you inflict these mementos on friends and family? For the expat, gift… Read more »