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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

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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

Charles Bridge Iconic Jewel of Prague

Charles Bridge – Historic and Iconic Jewel of Prague Strange that one of the Prague points of interest that most people know about or have read about is really only a place that you’ll use to get between other famous attractions in the city. When you first take a look at your Prague tourist map … Read More

Prague Castle

Enjoy a Walk Around the Prague Castle I cover the Prague Castle public areas on my Prague City Walking Tour where you’ll learn about the individual buildings and gardens with a selection of stories both ancient and modern. Below I describe some of the questions that you need to ask yourself as to how you … Read More

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Becherovka

Becherovka for Beginners You can’t miss it in the shops and bars with it’s dark green bottle and yellow label but many people will never appreciate how good this drink can be. As an Englishman I found it intriguing that the original recipe for what is basically a herb liquor came from England in 1805. … Read More

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Navalis Prague Festival

Navalis Prague Festival May 15th is the Feast of Jan Nepomuk (ST John’s Festival) so what’s special about the Navalis festival? Well for a start it’s a 300 year-old river regatta festival, it happens only once a year on May 15th and it’s the largest Baroque festival on water in the world. When you visit … Read More

Positioning the Prague christmas tree on the old town square

The Prague Christmas Tree

The Prague Christmas Tree It’s a dominating decoration on the Old Town Square throughout December and early January but there’s something even more special about what is known as the Prague Christmas Tree. It’s roughly the same each year so let me explain where the tree comes from and how it gets to the Old … Read More

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Witches Night in Prague

Witches Night in Prague – Burn That Witch On April 30th every year we have Witches night and the star attraction is of course, the witch. If you’re English then you’ll know all about Guy Fawkes night when people create an effigy of the man himself (takes me back to when I was a kid … Read More

St Martins festival prague november 11th

ST Martins Festival in Prague

St Martins Festival in Prague St Martin’s Festival is technically a one-day event on November 11th but it does extend to the following weekend. Some festivals in wine-country i.e. Mikulov and major towns in Moravia, will be going for a week. It’s especially popular to visit the Moravian capital city, Brno, on this day as … Read More