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Prague’s Farmers Markets

When the weather is nice, you want to spend as much time outside exploring as possible. Combine eating, local culture and fresh air in one trip by checking out the farmers market scene in Prague. Since around 2010, Prague’s farmers markets have been growing in size and frequency, tracking the general foodie trend among Praguers. These… Continue Reading

Pilsen, Czech Republic: 2015 Capital of Culture

Pilsen, Czech Republic: 2015 Capital of Culture

Each year in Europe, two ‘capitals of culture’ are named. The idea originated back in the 1980s to bring together European nations and are a wonderful way for lesser known cities to promote their culture and traditions. They are also positive economically thanks to infrastructure improvements and a boost in tourism. The cities plan a… Continue Reading

Celebrating St. Martin’s in Prague

Celebrating St. Martin’s in Prague

Goose and wine are the stars of this November 11 holiday celebrated across the Czech Republic. If you are familiar with the French tradition of Beaujolais you already know pretty much what will happen on St. Martin’s Day. At 11am on November 11, bottles of Svatomartinské víno (St. Martin’s wine) are opened in wine cellars… Continue Reading

Berlin & Prague Celebrate Fall of Communism

Berlin & Prague Celebrate Fall of Communism

2014 is the 25th anniversary of the end of communism in Central Europe. Cities across the region are marking the occasion with both onetime events and longer exhibitions. While Budapest and Warsaw commemorated their anniversaries in June, Berlin and Prague still have some celebrating to do. Berlin November 9, 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary… Continue Reading

The Best Central Europe Christmas Markets

The Best Central Europe Christmas Markets

Mulled wine, cinnamon pastries, gingerbread, roasting chestnuts. The classic tastes of Christmas in Central & Eastern Europe, best experienced wrapped up warm as you stroll around one of the legendary Christmas markets that take place throughout the holiday season in cities across the region. Germany Germany’s Christmas markets usually start in the last week of November… Continue Reading

Prague’s Top 5 Breakfast Spots

Prague’s Top 5 Breakfast Spots

Although most of our guests visiting Prague choose to stay in a hotel, those who stay in apartments often ask us for breakfast recommendations. We’ve brought years of breakfasting experience to bear to come up with our top 5 breakfast spots (actually 6, as one of them has a couple of branches): Julius Meinl On the… Continue Reading