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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 Nut Allergy Advice

Managing a Nut Allergy in Prague Having a Nut allergy is a serious business. On this post I’ll explain the EU Allergen system, suggest things to avoid here in Prague, suggest specific instances to look out for, where to get a replacement Epipen and a full “Allergy Warning” text for you to print. Allergen List … Read More

Six Hot Alcoholic Prague Drinks

Six Hot Alcoholic Drinks to Keep You Warm in Prague Winter is fast approaching so try these to help keep you warm. Most of these will be priced between CZK50 and CZK70 for a 0.2L but price will be dependent on any spirit alcohol used and wine quality. During December my own favourite place to … Read More

We Don’t Eat Zebra

We Don’t Eat Zebra It comes as a shock to people when they see Zebra on the menu, causing people to run for the doors screaming about protecting our stripy friends. But don’t worry, its not Zebra its Žebra which means “Ribs”. For a country with a large meat-eating diet it’s a meal which is … 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

This is Bramborak with a portion of Zeli (sauerkraut) on the top

Prague Markets and Hot Street Food

Prague Markets and Street Food to Keep you Warm You’ll see all the options below at the Prague Christmas Markets and to a lesser extent at craft markets and fixed food concession stalls during the year. Everything below is explained along with many other tips on my Prague Christmas Markets Walking Tour. Where I mention … Read More

The Prague Elementary School Level

Elementary Level – When School Officially Starts It’s all at sixes and sevens….. It came as a bit of a shock when I found out that kids in Czech start what we call “proper school” as late as 7. In the UK we’re used to kicking the young one into the Infants school at 5. … Read More

the old town square christmas market

Prague Christmas Markets Eight Things to Know

Prague Christmas Markets Eight Things to Know 1) When Do the Markets Start and End The main Christmas holiday here is on December 24th. The first market to open is usually Námestí Míru (a month before the last advent Sunday i.e. last week of November), followed by Republic Square and Wenceslas Square. The Old Town … Read More