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animated submarine logo of the karel zeman museum in prague

Karel Zeman Museum

Prague Karel Zeman Museum Yeah!, I know what you’re thinking. I’ve put this post in the “Activities” section by mistake! Well get ready for one of the most unique things to do and see in Prague. If you’ve got any creative juices, any interest in film or you have kids in the 4-12 age group … Read More

prague charles bridge portrait artist drawing a caricature of a young girl with ginger hair

Charles Bridge Portrait Artists

Charles Bridge Portrait Artists There are some seriously talented artists in Prague and several of them can be found on Charles Bridge during the year. The signage on their easels should make it clear what the pricing will be and material options etc. It also makes it easy to point at what you want. But … Read More

rainbow coloured prague hot air balloon over a forest and passing a castle at low level

Prague Hot Air Balloon Trip

Prague Hot Air Balloon Trip The countryside around Prague really is beautiful. I should know, I live in it. But to fully appreciate the view you should see it from above. So maybe a Prague Hot Air Balloon trip is something to consider during your stay. This is a family run company consisting of father/son … Read More

man on bike with red tyres next to riverside in prague

Prague Bike Hire

Prague Bike Hire If you are in Prague and you want to see the city by bike then I’ve written about some of the city bike tours you can do on my Prague Bike Tours page. This post is a review of just hiring bikes for a few hours and setting our own course. We … Read More

an exhibit at the prague illusion art museum that shows a man and a woman facing each other but the man appears much smaller

Illusion Art Museum

Illusion Art Museum At first glance you’ll think that the entry price for the Illusion Art Museum is a bit steep at CZK300 for an adult or CZK700 for a family but let me tell you, it’s worth it. Actually it’s more than worth it for several reasons which I’ll describe below. The pictures here … Read More

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Prague Beer Spa

Prague Beer Spa Yes, I was one of those people that said what a waste of beer when I first heard about a Prague Beer Spa. Then of course you realise that you are not actually bathing in beer it’s more like a bath with herbs in it where you can drink a beer at … Read More

boats and prague pedalos moored on the river vltava with legion bridge in the background

Prague Pedalos

Prague Pedalos From April to October you can expect to see pedalos on the river so if you are inclined to have a bit of river fun then here’s what to expect and a few tips. Where can I rent Prague Pedalos? There are numerous places along the riverside (Old Town side). On a map … Read More

wet cobble stone street in prague

Prague Photography Tours

Prague Photography Tours If you are coming to the city and you want to combine a love of photography with a walk around one of the most photogenic cities in the world then here’s a place to start. I’m a bit picky about instructional tours that also sell themselves as guides, the communication has to … Read More

tower park in prague with umbrellas and chairs on grass

Prague Tower Park

Prague Tower Park Recreation Area On the Prague TV Tower post I mentioned this place because although Prague Tower Park would not normally be on your list of places to visit, you will appreciate combining the TV Tower and Tower Park. When I worked at the TV Tower in 1996/7 this was a public park … Read More

Shooting in Prague

Shooting in Prague Opportunities for shooting in Prague have increased enormously since I first came here and it’s much better organised than it used to be. No more having to hire a car with no sat-nav to try and find the corner of some field miles away from the city to get a few rounds … Read More