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The Defenestration of Prague

The Defenestration of Prague – coined in 1618 after an incident at Prague Castle which preceded the Thirty Years War. Ironically, my travel partners and myself were sitting in a restaurant in Prague when the subject of defenestration first came up.  While none of us knew of the defenestration of Prague prior to this discussion, … Continue reading

New Year’s Eve Celebrations in Prague

New Year’s celebrations in Prague are a sight to behold!  The Old Town Centre was electric with revellers young and old, excited to be welcoming in the new year. The main event is the fireworks over Charles Bridge.  The hour beforehand saw fireworks going off on the bridge, down the river and over the castle. … Continue reading

Prague’s Top Ten

Since 1989 and the end of the Communist era, Prague has seen a surge of visitors.  It’s no wonder as Prague’s old world charm and romanticism, history and architecture, stunning and surprising Cathedrals meets art nouveau – it is a forward thinking city steeped in history and tradition. If you are looking to avoid the … Continue reading

Postcard from Prague

Postcard from Prague – another great day (and night) in this stunning city! For more photos from Prague, click here for the Photo of the Day series.

Christmas Carols in Prague

Nothing says Christmas magic like large groups of people gathered in the streets to sing Christmas carols.  I had never experienced anything like the beauty of the voices of Prague! Before starting my Christmas trip to one of Europe’s most romantic cities, I of course did my research.  I knew that there would be Christmas … Continue reading

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