prague cobbles made from jewish headstones

Walking on Gravestones In Prague

Walking on Gravestones The idea for this post started when I gave a Private Walking Tour to a couple of clients in January 2019 and they asked me about the Jewish Cobble Stones i.e. cobble stones made from the headstones of Jewish people, that they had recently read about. I admit that I was not … Read More

man standing on charles bridge in prague with mask

Coronavirus Prague

Prague in the Time of Coronavirus One day years from now I will read this post and struggle to remember what it was like so I guess I’m writing this post as a kind of memory. For me it starts on January 21st 2020. We’d been watching the news about the virus in Wuhan where … Read More

prague chairs, black metal folding chairs on wenceslas square

Prague Chairs

Prazske Zidle – Prague Chairs Over the years, especially since becoming a tour guide, I’ve had many conversations with people who point out that there are not many places to sit down in the city. Sure there are benches in the parks and the squares but in the pedestrianised areas it was a problem. The … Read More

Burned out car with uber written on the door

Uber Prague Taxi Service

UBER Prague Taxi Service If you’re coming to Prague and you’re thinking about using a taxi then UBER may be on your mind. Well, lets start with “Is UBER in Prague?”, the answer to that is yes so if you’ve got the app on your phone then it’s exactly the same as anywhere else. In … Read More

Prague Marathon PIM

The Prague Marathon – A RunCzech Event There are a number of Races throughout the year in different cities in the Czech Republic. The 26.2 mile (42Km) Prague Marathon is usually in the first week of May and is organised by RunCzech. It’s scheduled to be an early-May event i.e. first or second weekend in … Read More

Slavia Prague Football Club

The Other Slavia Prague Team The reason I included “Football” in the title is because in Prague, Slavia would also be an Ice Hockey Club and in fact both do play their matches in the same complex. Remember that the Slavia Prague website does not sell tickets direct and instead uses a site at http://www.ticketportal.cz. … Read More

dpp prague public transport ticket office at the main train stationrt t

Prague Three Day Travel Pass

The Prague Three Day Travel Pass You’re probably deciding whether or not you’ll need to use Prague Public Transport and then whether you’ll need the 1 month ticket (from a DPP Office) or the long-term Litacka (for minimum 1 month), the Prague three day travel pass or single tickets. This page deals with the Prague … Read More

Eskimo fishing on a prague carp pond

Frozen Pond Fishing Fun

Prague Winter – Fishing on a Frozen Pond This is a managed Carp pond. You can find hundreds of these scattered around the outskirts of Prague and regionally in Czech. Back in October/November when the weather was not yet freezing, the pond was largely drained so that the bred carp could be more easily caught … Read More

Prague Population FUN Statistics and Trends

Prague Population Fun Statistics and Trends There are a tremendous amount of people who live and work in Prague but who were not born here, myself included. Historically the Prague population started increasing with the arrival of the railways in the mid-19th Century so there are probably only 10% of the current Prague population that … Read More

View of Prague Castle and the Lesser Town from Petrin Park in April

The Best Time to Visit Prague

The Best Time to Visit Prague – Spring Everybody will have a “Best Time to Visit Prague” whether it’s for the weather, open-air concerts, Opera season, Christmas or New Year. It comes down to a simple choice i.e. September/October or April/May but for me it has to be Spring. Spring is usually compressed into March … Read More