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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

white restaurant barge moored on the river next to shooters island in prague

Shooters Island

Shooters Island in Prague – Strelecky Ostrov I’m going to split this post into two parts. Obviously you’ll want to know why it’s called Shooters Island but you’ll also want to understand why you might like to come here. Where Does the Name Come From? The Island is mentioned as far back as the 12th … 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

bernard prague beer spa sign

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

prague lobkowicz palace concert room with covered chairs and stuccoed wall details

Prague Lobkowicz Palace

Prague Lobkowicz Palace Classical Concert Venue It’s a question I’ve been asked many times. What is your favourite Prague classical concert venue? For large scale impact I have three favourites but for a small venue there’s only one, the Prague Lobkowicz Palace. Where is the Prague Lobkowicz Palace? Be careful, although this is the most … 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

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

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

Prague in October

Prague in October Handling the Weather and What to Wear This largely depends on if we have an “Indian Summer” or not. The chart just shows averages. In an Indian summer you can still expect 20 degrees C but on average we’d expect 10-15 degrees C during the day dropping to 5-10 at night. So, … Read More