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100 Years of the Czech Nation: Why you Should Visit Prague this Year

100 Years of the Czech Nation: Why you Should Visit Prague this Year

Every year is a good year to visit Prague and the Czech Republic. But 2018 is special: the 100th anniversary of the founding of the country in 1918. There will be numerous events and exhibitions this year to celebrate. If you’re thinking about a visit to this beautiful country in the heart of Europe, now’s… Continue Reading

The Artist Alphonse Mucha & Prague

The Artist Alphonse Mucha & Prague

Prague has had no shortage of famous inhabitants throughout history, but in the art world there are few whose reputations surpass that of Alphonse Mucha, one of the most famous painters of the Art Nouveau movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Chances are you’d recognize Mucha’s work, even if you don’t know… Continue Reading

How to Get from Prague to Budapest

How to Get from Prague to Budapest

A common itinerary for our guests on their Eastern European tours combines a visit to Prague, the Czech capital, and a few days in Budapest, the capital of Hungary. You can get from Prague to Budapest without too much hassle, in part because in American terms these cities are close together. They’re just 330 miles apart… Continue Reading

10 Unusual Monuments in Prague

10 Unusual Monuments in Prague

There are plenty of exciting and beautiful places to see around the world, and the capital of Czech Republic is no exception. But besides its justifiably famous sights, the Golden City has many unique and unusual places, buildings and monuments that might go unseen by travelers not in the know. So we’ve put together a… Continue Reading

The Best Jazz Clubs in Prague

Our Guide to Prague's Best Jazz Clubs

According to an old Czech saying, “every Czech is a musician.” Indeed, the country and especially Prague has long revered music, from classical to jazz and just about everything in between. While authoritarian rule by Nazis and communists doesn’t seem like it would be very inspiring for musical expression—Nazi law actually forbid jazz music specifically—Prague… Continue Reading

New Direct Flights to Prague and Budapest

New Direct Flights from the US to Prague and Budapest

These are exciting times for American travelers to Central and Eastern Europe, as two airlines will soon offer direct flights from American cities to great European destinations. Polish airline LOT will launch direct flights between Budapest, Chicago and New York in the summer of 2018. LOT joins American Airlines, which will have direct flights from Philadelphia… Continue Reading

An Idyllic Afternoon: Renting Rowboats in Prague

An Idyllic Afternoon: Renting Rowboats in Prague

Prague has one of the most famous skylines in the world, and there’s no better way to admire it than from your own personal boat. If you’re visiting the Golden City during the spring or summer, renting rowboats in Prague gives you a fun chance to float peacefully along the Vltava river, seeing the city in a new way. There… Continue Reading

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