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prague historic tram 41 on manes bridge with prague castle in background

Historic Tram 41

Historic Tram 41 The Prague Historic Tram 41 is of a type that was running in Prague between 1908 and 1942 so it’s for people who want to experience a bit of Old Prague. This line only runs at weekends and on National Holidays. It’s ONLY between 11am and 6pm and it’s an HOURLY service. … Read More

the memento mori street lamp pointing upwards to the nusle bridge

Memento Mori

Memento Mori Underneath the Nusle bridge in Prague is the Folimanka Park and in the park is a street lamp. At first glance it looks like many other street lamps until you notice that the light is pointing upwards not downwards. It is Memento Mori, the Memorial to the Nusle Bridge Suicides. Back in 2004 … Read More

electronic czech motorway vignette portal page

Czech Motorway Vignette

Czech Motorway Vignette It’s not a sticker any more so if you intend to use a Czech Motorway then this post describes what you need to do to buy the electronic Czech Motorway Vignette and drive legally. Just note that if you DO NOT buy the vignette and the police stop you on the motorway, … Read More

man on a tram identifying himself as a ticket inspector

Avoiding Prague Public Transport Fines

Avoiding Prague Public Transport Fines Several times a year I help travellers on public transport, usually at a metro station, who have been caught up in an inspection and really don’t have a clue what’s expected of them. The ticket inspector’s English may not be that great and this will result in a stressful situation. … Read More

prague funicular with prague castle and city in background

Prague Funicular

Prague Funicular On maps of the city the Prague Funicular may be listed with its Czech name i.e. Lanova Draha. Some sites describe it as a cable car. That’s true in so far as it is pulled by a cable but it runs on tracks. Hence why we call it a Funicular and not a … Read More

Prague Lubrication Tram

Prague Lubrication Tram It’s one of those odd moments. You are standing and waiting for a tram when this strange orange tram-cabriolet comes past. Fascinating to see and get the waft of engine oil as it passes. This is the Prague Lubrication Tram or what the Czechs call the Mazačka (sounds like mazatchka) and it’s … Read More

Burned out car with uber written on the door

Uber Prague Taxi Service

UBER Prague Taxi Service If you’re coming to Prague and you’re thinking about using a taxi then UBER may be on your mind. Well, lets start with “Is UBER in Prague?”, the answer to that is yes so if you’ve got the app on your phone then it’s exactly the same as anywhere else. In … Read More

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Prague Three Day Travel Pass

The Prague Three Day Travel Pass You’re probably deciding whether or not you’ll need to use Prague Public Transport and then whether you’ll need the 1 month ticket (from a DPP Office) or the long-term Litacka (for minimum 1 month), the Prague three day travel pass or single tickets. This page deals with the Prague … Read More

Recommended Prague Apps

Prague Apps That I Recommend Now that European data-roaming charges are going down then more and more people are using apps during their trip to Prague. Here I mention the main Prague apps that I use or have used. Many of these apps require location settings to be enabled so before using you may be … Read More

Prague Tips for Anybody Over 60

Prague Tips for the Over 60s I’ve given “70 or over” senior discounts at https://www.livingpraguetours.com since it started plus with my easy pace and attitude I do get a lot of over-60s on the tours. So I wanted to write a post for anybody to read what discounts and offers may be available in Prague … Read More