Prague Pride Parade gathering on wenceslas Square with rainbow banners

Prague Pride

Prague Festivals – Prague Pride Throughout July and August you’ll see Gay Pride events taking place all over Europe. In Prague it’s usually at the beginning of August although dates vary. Prague Pride has grown from a small gathering of Czech people in a park to the massive multi-cultural-multi-lingual week long event that you’ll experience … Read More

The main entry to the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - Hotel Thermal complex with red carpet

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival For most visitors to Prague considering a visit to other Czech towns and cities in July then Karlovy Vary will be on that list as a day trip. I’ve written about Karlovy Vary in the past as a place to visit especially if you are driving but there are lots … Read More

C+M+B three kings blessing

Three Kings Prague Festival

Three Kings Prague Festival Do a Google search for Three Kings and you’ll probably get options for a film. This post is about the festival, how it came about and why people write on doors with chalk only on January 6th each year. Why is the Three Kings Prague Festival on January 6th? Czech follows … Read More

entry sign to the saint wenceslas vineyard prague castle

Prague Castle Vineyard

Prague Castle Vineyard Let’s say it’s a warm sunny day and you’ve spent time exploring Prague Castle. You’ve just finished with Golden Lane and you’re wondering which way to go now. Your view will be drawn to your left where the scenic view over the city can be found. But during the summer season April … Read More

Getting from Prague to Cesky Krumlov

Getting from Prague to Cesky Krumlov People looking for a long day out from Prague will probably consider going from Prague to Cesky Krumlov. Cesky Krumlov was the royal seat of the Rosenberg family with their castle up on the hill and most of the town built below on the riverside in the valley. It’s … Read More

Smetana Hall, one of the Prague Spring International Music Festival venues

Prague Spring International Music Festival

Prague Spring International Music Festival Often associated with classical music and rightly so, the Prague Spring International Music Festival has opened it’s arms over the years to a variety of musical instruments and genres. The history of the May festival dates back more than a Century and can largely be divided into pre-WW2 and post … Read More

Smichovska Naplavka The Other Naplavka

Smichovska Naplavka – The Other Naplavka If you are coming to Prague and you’ve done a bit of research into things to do on a Saturday then “Naplavka” is probably on your list but be careful because there’s more than one. Let me just point out that Naplavka basically means “riverside” and the Czechs call … Read More

Prague Proms Poster

Prague Proms Music Festival

Prague Proms International Music Festival Expect dates from as early as June to as late as September. The Prague Proms International Music Festival started in 2005 but, don’t think of it as being like the English Proms with a hall full of flag waving university students. It’s a summer music festival format almost like a … Read More

Prague beer festival poster

Prague Beer Festival

The Infamous Prague Beer Festival The main Prague Beer Festival on Letna did not run last year and the website has been taken offline. I’ll update this post or I’ll publish other options as I find them. Beer Drinking Record Holders and Always Will Be Czechs drink more beer per capita than any other country … Read More

United Islands of Prague, main stage

United Islands of Prague

United Islands of Prague Music Festival FREE and FUN. The brightest and the best music talent mainly from Czech but comprising at least a dozen different nationalities come together to play for you for FREE!!! When and Where? Date to be announced but usually in late May or the first week of June. It’s a … Read More