Czech Republic Travel Guides for Backpackers

Czech Republic: The Best Place For Cross-Country Skiing

I am shivering as I stand at the side of the road, my thumb pointing to the dark sky, hoping. Earlier, that same sky was a brilliant blue and I regretted not bringing my sunglasses to protect my eyes against the glare of the snow. After sunset, however, the temperature […]
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10 Best Things to Do in Prague

When I lived in Prague, one thing that was most important to me was intimately getting to know the city, and not feeling too much like a tourist. While my incredibly broken Czech and big polaroid camera gave away that I was certainly not born and raised in the Czech […]
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Underrated spots in Prague you should give a chance

After you finish the tour of the main tourist attractions of Prague – if you’re there for the first time, you should visit the popular places – give your attention to less popular ones because those are places you’re going to to go back to the next time you visit […]
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Prague – Tips on Making the Most of Your Trip

As an Australian, European cities all hold a certain wonder to me. Every building and street seem to hold a weighty history like it knows more than you do. You never know what each turn may bring you, you never know what piece of antiquity you may stumble upon around […]
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5 Best Places to Visit in Prague

Few cities tickle experiences quite like the peerless Prague, a bevvy of beauty and the capital city of the Czech Republic. Prague is one of the best cities I have visited on earth till date and it’s easy to explain why – there is rich culture, there is History, there […]
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Places to see in Prague

A trip across Europe is in every traveler’s wish list, but sometimes a euro-trip can create a hole in your pocket. So to avoid this, I planned to visit the budget countries of central Europe, starting with, Czech Republic. I stayed in Prague, the capital city of Czechia for two […]
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Prague: Cinema Tour through one of the European Capitals of Film

In the 1950s, the director of the Oscar-winning “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “Amadeus” Milos Forman, one of the greatest filmmakers in the history of cinema, was still just a student in the Czech Republic. He studied at one of the most renowned film schools in the world […]
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Vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Prague

Nowadays, more and more people are turning to a healthier lifestyle and eating habits, without meat or animal products. They’re becoming vegetarians, vegans, pescetarians, etc. However, there are still many who are confused by those notions. I’ll try to illustrate them. vegetarian vegan Although it may seem like a new […]
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Two Days Of Solo Travel In Bratislava

I arrived on a train at the Slovakian capital, Bratislava one cold morning in October 2017. When the cab driver dropped me off at the tip of a solid stone stairway, he said, “Your apartment, car not going.” He brought down my suitcase from the boot, smiled and said, “Bye […]
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Exploring Prague In A Day: 6 Must See Attractions

Ever thought about visiting Prague? If not, you should definitely!  No exaggeration Prague is an absolutely stunning city filled with juicy legends, gorgeous sites, exquisite restaurants, rich culture, religious beliefs and intense political history. Prague or Praha is the capital city of the Czech Republic. This city has witnessed Nazi control, […]
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A Traveler's Guide To Prague, Czech Republic

One of the things that every co-passenger would keep on doing before landing at Prague, capital of the Czech Republic, is to look out of the window. I did not just mean the ones sitting by the window but the ones located in an aisle seat too. Such is a fairytale […]
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Top 7 Things To See In Brno

Speaking of the Czech Republic, most people probably think of Prague. Who wouldn’t know the famous city of a hundred towers, located in the heart of Europe with beautiful architecture and rich history? Little do they know that the second biggest Czech city, Brno, has a lot to offer as […]
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All the beer and food you must try in Prague, Czech Republic

Food and I have always had a special connection. Me, being a writer, have always been fascinated with the origins of food yes, but also been acutely sensitive towards the emotion a good and tasty meal can invoke in a person. Food has always been a subject of deep interest […]
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Simple ways to enjoy Prague

It is all about how the city makes you feel After spending three months in the Czech Republic’s capital city, Prague, I realized that I came to the perfect place to get inspired. The city is rich in history, colorful in architecture and landscapes that it gives your imagination enough […]
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A Winter Walk through Prague

First impression of Prague: cold. “So cold, so cold, so cold…” Bundled in the thickest winter clothes I could stuff into my backpack, my roommates and I wandered down Prague’s half-mile long Wenceslas Square, passing tall Christmas trees lit with color and wooden stands selling mulled wine. It was a […]
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Warsaw: sightseeing, public transport and tips

I’ve never had an aim to visit Poland. I wanted to visit the Czech Republic, Prague in particular. But one day in 2012 I had a reason to visit this country: my boyfriend bought a ticket to the concert of Coldplay which took place in Warsaw. And we decided to […]
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The Great Places To Welcome Summer Season In Prague!

Prague is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Whether you visit the Czech Republic at any season, you will always be enchanted. In the winter time, the unique Christmas atmosphere fills the street. Several markets with stalls and thousands of lights adorn the whole […]
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Introducing Prague and it`s secret places

Welcome to Prague, Czech Republic!   Prague is the city where brutal, bloody history meets art, love and beauty. I was given the opportunity to spend 3 days in Prague in May and I wish to showcase you my experience, tips and most importantly – secret places to visit that I […]
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Vranov nad Dyjí – A hidden hub of activity in South Moravia

Why did we decide to go to Vranov Nad Dyjí? Well, we were just looking for a long weekend getaway place near Hungary. We did not know much about Vranov Nad Dyjí, just checked a few photos, and immediately booked a room in an apartment. We did not regret it.:) Location Vranov […]
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Poland, Katowice: My city of modernity

Have you ever heard of Katowice, big city located in the south of Poland? Probably not. Or – maybe – once in your history you throwned a glance on flight schedule at the airport. In that case, you had noted: 'Katowice Pyrzowice Airport (KTW)'. Now, we have to know that […]
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Prague During Christmas: The Magical Winter Wonderland

Prague is the city I’ve called home for the past 3.5 years. Also, it is the most magical time of the year now, as Christmas is coming to town. It is not a coincidence, that  CNN named Prague as one of the top 10 Christmas destination cities, because Prague deserves […]
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Welcome to Olomouc: the city of history, students and fun

I would like to introduce you to my beloved city of Olomouc. I am studying here for the second year, and every day I realize more and more that it was the best choice for me. UNIVERSITY CENTER Olomouc is a kind of cradle of knowledge and entertainment, because more […]
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Prague, Czech Republic: Returning To My Roots

What To Do In The City That Never Sleeps Prague is the culturally rich capital of The Czech Republic. From the pubs to the picturesque streets, Prague is quite well known for its breathtaking views and the typical postcard scene of the Prague castle, the Vltava River and St. Vitus […]
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Smoke-Free Yerevan: Finding Fresh Air in Armenia's Capital

In Armenia, where smoking is somewhat of a cultural pastime, finding a Smoke-free spot to hang out is difficult. Cigarettes and hookah are the main indulgences, and it's not uncommon to pass by groups of smokers, young and old, seated at an outdoor cafe or hanging out on the street […]
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Only 2 Days in Prague. What to do?

The luminous capital of the Czech Republic is a historical city indeed, but is also a wonderful place full of young and fun people willing to welcome millions of worldwide visitors every year. Usually and sadly, when visiting Prague as a part of an organized tour, the Agency will give […]
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Russia to Slovenia by car

This summer we went to Slovenia by our car. The way from Nizhny Novgorod (Russia) to Ribnica (Slovenia) was long, about 4 days, but amazing!  The route ran through Byelorussia, Poland, Austria and Czech Republic. We visited interesting cities and places and fell in love with Poland (I tell you about it […]
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Mikulov: A Small Vineyard Paradise

Dreaming about Moravia For a very long time, I have yearned to visit the beautiful region of Moravia in Czech Republic, my home country. Moravia is known for its picturesque scenery, delicious food, friendly and laid-back people, and most importantly, excellent wine. It lies in the southeastern corner of the […]
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Experience of nature on the traces of the historical Austria

If you live in close touch with nature and you have a fable for historical castellated buildings in which former monarchs could have lived, with high rooms and lovely balconies as well as saunas and health spas? – Yes, you are totally right in Bad Gastein, Austria. This remarkable place […]
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Rudnik – Mountain hidden in the mist

Cities can become so overwhelming some time… I live in Belgrade, which is a very crowded and noisy capital. At the end of the week I feel nothing but the urge to escape. I want to find myself again and I do it by reconnecting with nature. Have you ever […]
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The hidden places to see in Prague

As I have travel, I've found that the best way to get to know a place is walking it, forget the red bus and grab a pair of sneakers, and even better if you are lucky enough to have a local friend that takes you to the best places, away […]
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Best of Armenia

Even nobody knows nothing about this country not even that it exists I had a chance to visit it thanks to Erasmus+ project with Armenians. This country is located in the Caucasus in Southwest Asia and the capital city Yerevan is located about 12 kilometers from Turkey. First thing that […]
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Exploring Prague, Czech Republic: A Day in Divoká Šárka

After five weeks spent solely in the city, it wasn’t surprising to find that I had a strong urge to see some green. Prague’s public transport is extensive and easy to navigate. Finding your way to a destination on the outskirts of Prague, or anywhere beyond, shouldn’t be too difficult. […]
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Prague 101

It has been a little over three months since I made the big move to Prague. I am still discovering new things everyday but this city definitely feels like home. You hear a lot of things about places from your friends and family who have been to that particular place […]
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Prague: Place of myths situated in our era

Step 1: Reaching the hostel There were a lot of solo trips when I was a kiddo; I was very, very young nine year old boy when my mom sent me to that camp in one village, far far from my hometown, with some new mates. From today point of […]
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Graz, in the heart of Europe.

From where could I start? Graz is the capital of the federal state of Styria and it is the second largest city in Austria after Vienna. It is located on the Mur River in the southeast of Austria. Graz is an alpine town with very pleasant summers. Temperatures range between […]
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[27/4] 1. Maastricht Binnenstad, Guided by a Local

20160905 Monday Last Saturday I went to a fitness aerobics activity held by the Taipei Government. Before stepping out of the door, I picked the pair of sneakers that I was going to wear for the day. As I dropped my sneakers to the floor, sand fell out from the sneakers. Then I […]
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WELCOME TO FAIRY TALE: TOP THINGS TO DO IN PRAGUE

  Recently I’ve read a quote that said: „If European cities were a necklace, Prague would be the diamond“ and I couldn’t agree more with it.  Home to some of the best kept architecture in Europe, Prague’s monumental castle, picturesque cobblestone streets and charming spires have turned the city into […]
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The Czech Republic: 5 Gardens of Prague

Of course, there are spots in Prague visiting which is a duty of any tourist and traveler with at least some self-respect. The Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, Petrin tower – all of them are widely known for both beauty and over-crowdedness. However, studying in a new city has certain advantages: […]
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Hidden jewels of Prague

HIDDEN JEWELS OF PRAGUE   Why Czech Republic: Prague, the capital? So many things to say about Prague, so find out why did I get back there for the second time in spring, 2015. I hope my experience will be of use to someone, because this is one of the […]
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Traveling on a Budget in Budapest, Hungary

*All monetary amounts are in USD, unless otherwise marked* My boyfriend and I recently completed a two month bicycle trip around a significant portion of Europe. Because we were traveling for two months, and are recent college graduates, we wanted to keep our daily expenses as low as possible. That […]
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Romania's Călimani Mountains: a beginner's experience

Maybe not a lot of people are aware of Romania as a country situated in the heart of Europe. Well, it is one of those countries that fill the maps and that come to knowledge only when something specific relates to it. I, for one, was born here and lived […]
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Dating Abroad: Meeting the “One” while Traveling

  Everyone secretly hopes that the love of their life will be waiting for them when their plane lands. Or better yet, that their special someone will be traveling with them to an exciting new city sipping complimentary white wine and picking out favorites from travel guides in flight.   […]
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Nessebar, Bulgaria: A romantic walk through the wooden city

Where? Why? The city of Nessebar is situated in southeastern part of Bulgaria at the Black sea coast. It is, as one of the oldest cities in Bulgaria, attracting travellers from all around the world by its magnificence and romance. The historical roots of the city are reaching to the […]
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Czech Republic: Prague, A Medieval Breeze

The reason I launched my travel blog with one of my latest visits, Czech Republic – Prague, is probably that the magical medieval sense surrounded me as soon as I landed on the city and didn’t leave me along the whole trip. I landed on the airport and It was not different from […]
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Student life in Copenhagen

Student life is always a great period of your life, but it can be very different from university to university. I live ordinary student life in Brno, Czech Republic, and moved to Copenhagen for half a year to compare. I know all that 80 percent of people in Denmark attending […]
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Wrocław – European Capital of Culture 2016. Let me take you for a walk!

Looking for a good destination for a getaway weekend in Europe? You’ve heard about Kraków and Warsaw, but Wrocław…you don’t even know how to spell it? Let me help you, some call it WrocLove and I think it fits perfectly. Please, let me present you a city which with I […]
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Czech Republic: A wine heaven too!

Wine in a beer country? When you hear about the Czech Republic and think of drinks, you will probably have beer in your mind. Or absinthe. But you might be surprised about the fact, that specific parts of this country are well known for its winemaking too! There are few […]
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Karlovy Vary: the spa capital of the Czech Republic

Karlovy Vary: the spa and movie capital of Czech Republic It's a sunny day, you are strolling through an unknown city, drinking mineral water originally from a warm spring from an adorable teacup. You are heading to a spa for a well-deserved, relaxing massage in a stunning building surrounded by greenery… […]
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Old Town Prague: What to do

Why Prague? One of the many reasons I really insisted on myself to go to Prague for my Euro-Trip was because I knew about 5 people who wouldn't stop recommending it. I've always loved new places and wouldn't mind going to a place historically influenced by Eastern Europe (geographically, they're […]
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A Summer Day in Prague

June, summer, finally. Prague awakens with the season change. I’ve been waiting for the warmth and sunshine all these months. Winters tend to be cold, dark with the last bits of daylight disappearing as early as 4 pm. Summer is different. Days are long, warm, and the city literary  invites […]
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Kutna Hora: Bones and Churches

When you hear about the Czech Republic, the first thing that comes to mind is typically Prague. A beautiful city that is breathing history from Gothic to Communist. But I am not here to talk about the vast beauties of Prague. No, no. Not today! I am here to talk […]
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Prague: Fed Up With Sightseeing

Ospalé koťátko café Hurricane factory wind tunnel The best hot chocolate in Prague! Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is undoubtely one of the most beautiful cities in Europe with a varied history, but what if you already […]
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Walk a Day in Prague

When I lived in Prague, my favorite thing to do was to go for walks. It is arguably one of the most beautiful cities in all of Europe so every walk revealed something new and enticing about this veteran city that strengthened my admiration for it. But of all my […]
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Prague- you must Czech it out!

Why Prague? I've been wantig to visit Prague ever since I had to make a project about the atmosphere of a city, for my English class at university. I described it as a medieval city  that has the best contrast between the pastel colored facades and the imposing dark cathedrals, […]
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