Experiencing the Czech Republic’s Bohemian Countryside

Visiting the Czech Republic’s Bohemian countryside uncovers a natural world of great beauty, imposing castles and a chance to sample Czech beers, among other adventures.

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May 24, 2016 by
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5 New Ways of Exploring Prague

Prague is easily explored on foot, with a comprehensive range of guided walking tours available to visitors. But nowadays there are also many other exciting ways of discovering the city’s charms — here are five new ways of exploring Prague.

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May 10, 2016 by
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Visiting Zebrak and Tocnik Castles from Prague

Visiting Žebrák and Točník from Prague leads into the ancient and untamed landscapes of Central Bohemia for a tour of twin historic castles. Now in the hands of the Czech state, which is slowly funding their restoration, both were built as royal palaces and stand virtually side by side cresting neighboring hilltops; they are just a 40-minute drive from Prague.

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January 11, 2016 by
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Prague Underground

Prague's Old Town Square at night

All visitors to Prague wind up in Old Town Square to see the dancing carillon on the astronomical clock, and most climb to the top of the Old Town Hall to view the Staré Město laid out in its Gothic and Baroque splendor below. Until recently, however, few have had the chance to explore Prague underground.

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November 23, 2015 by
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WWII and Communist History in Prague

Prague was invaded by the Nazis in early 1939 during the escalation of World War II and remained under occupation until the end of the war in 1945; subsequently the Soviet Union took over the Czechoslovakia in 1948 following the controversial Yalta Agreement three years earlier. Tours of WWII and communist history in Prague are increasingly in demand as a new generation of visitors learn of the horrors of the 20th century at war.

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September 14, 2015 by
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Ten Family-Friendly Activities in Prague

Prague might be a city of cobbled streets – rough on pushchairs – and hills that are hard on little legs but dig around and the city has plenty of options for entertaining a growing brood. Here are ten family-friendly activities in Prague to enjoy on family holidays.

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August 19, 2015 by
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