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part of the schwarzenberg coat of arms formed from human bones

Sedlec Ossuary – Bone Church

Sedlec Ossuary On this post I’ll give you a bit of the interesting history of the Sedlec Ossuary, answer a few questions that you’ll undoubtedly have and give you some local tips and tricks to save you some time. Sedlec Ossuary – Why Was It Built? In the 13th Century there was an Abbey here. … Read More

blackboard with chalk written menu in czech language

Prague Chalkboard Menus

Prague Chalkboard Menus If you want to get into the city then you are going to have to step out of your comfort zone and that means accepting that local places often do not have English language menus. I’m not going to do a whole load of menu translations, you can read more about meals … 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

Cash or Card in Prague

Using Cash or Card in Prague This Post WILL SAVE YOU MONEY It’s a common problem in any city i.e. to use cash or card. If you are in your own country you don’t think twice about using your debit card for things worth only a couple of quid but what do you do when … Read More

Old town square christmas market in prague

Prague Old Town and Christmas Markets Walking Tour

The Prague Old Town and Christmas Markets Tour – The Festive Feeling Tour NOTE: I’ve now moved all of my tour related pages over to the dedicated website at https://www.livingpraguetours.com where you can read about me, my ethos, the range of tours that I offer, the booking process, Reviews and FAQ etc. Any links below … Read More

Prague Skip the Line Tips and Tricks

Prague Skip The Line Tips I’ve been seeing “Prague Skip the Line” ads over the last few years and it’s obviously touting faster entry to places so lets get an understanding of what you should expect from an offer like that. There can be more than a 100% mark-up for that service so just check … Read More

Prague Town Hall Pass

Prague Town Hall Pass On the Skip the Line Tips and Tricks post I showed you how to buy an e-ticket to the Old Town Hall which avoids the queue for the tickets and also reduces the price from CZK250 to CZK210. On this post, for those who want to explore a little more I’ll … Read More

Prague Castle Tours

Prague Castle Tours and Tips If you are coming to the city then you’ll certainly be spending some of your time exploring Prague Castle. At more than 77,000 square metres it’s the largest working castle complex in the world as well as being one of the oldest. There are several types of Prague Castle tours … Read More

Prague Markets Pay By Weight Food

Prague Markets – Pay By Weight What You Need To Know In any of the Prague markets both internal or external there’ll be food stalls. People are used to things like fruit and vegetables being sold by the kilo but they don’t often associate it with food stalls. In Prague we divide these into “Fixed” … Read More