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archive-title Yearly Archives: 2017

Yearly Archives: 2017

Old Czech “Hladinka”

What does actually mean “Old Czech Hladinka” (“Flat Head Beer”)? First, pour a small amount of foam into the glass by turning the tap on slowly, then open the tap for maximum flow and let the beer run onto the glass wall, creating the so-called “beer glass pole”, which is beer without turbulence, completely transparent. […]

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Strahov monastery

The Strahov Monastery (Strahovský klášter in Czech) also known as the Royal Canonry of Premonstratensians at Strahov, located on the western edge of Hradčany is one of the oldest monasteries of the Premonstratensian Order in the World. The Strahov Monastery (Strahovsky Klaster) started its long itinerary through history with establishment of the Premonstratensians, a religious […]

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6 typical Czech dishes you have to sample

6 typical Czech dishes you have to sample 1) Svíčková (beef sirloin in cream sauce with bread dumplings) In the Czech Republic this is a top national food, a speciality for festive events such as weddings. The roasted beef comes with a sauce of root vegetables in a cream reduction infused with the juices of […]

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How to avoid the taxi sharks

Using taxis to get around Prague can be tricky for locals – and even more so for tourists. It is good idea to take time to get information about different companies. Believe me, your wallet will be happy! Many foreign tourists like Prague, they say it is one of the most beautiful cities in the […]

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Prague Jewish Town

Unveil the stories of the Jewish Ghetto in Prague! Few European cities can boast a better preserved Jewish Ghetto than Prague. Six synagogues, a Jewish Town Hall, magical cemetery and the unique genius loci make Josefov in Prague a place which you should certainly not leave out when you are wandering around the “Golden City”. […]

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Charles Bridge and bridge towers

To the Charles Bridge in search of the essence of romance The Charles Bridge will never cease to fascinate the artists, photographers and poets who pay homage to it in their works. When the day’s first rays of sunlight touch the cold cobblestones and illuminate the monumental Gothic towers at both of its ends, you […]

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Gothic Powder Tower

The Gothic Powder Tower in the Old Town used to be a gate to Prague in the middle ages. It was built in a ditch around the town´s ramparts, about 9 metres below the present ground. The future kings of Bohemia used to enter the town through this gate when they were on their coronation […]

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