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Easter Markets in Prague

Easter Markets in Prague

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The city of Prague doesn’t let an opportunity for a market pass it by and while around three quarters of Czech profess not to be at all religious they go in for Easter in a big way. That might be because a lot of Czech Easter traditions have little to do with Christianity and have

2015 Christmas Markets in Central Europe

2015 Christmas Markets in Central Europe

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 and

8 Things to avoid in Dubrovnik

8 Things to avoid in Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is undoubtedly a breathtakingly beautiful place but this makes it very popular with tourists and where there are tourists there are often tourist traps to be avoided. Here’s what we warn our guests to avoid in Dubrovnik and how to deal with it.

Prague’s Farmers Markets

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

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

Prague Christmas Markets 2012

Prague Christmas Markets 2012

The 2012 festive season is here and several of the city’s squares play host to traditional Christmas markets. Eat, drink and be merry! The main reason to visit the markets is the food and drink you can enjoy there. At all of the markets listed here you should find stalls selling hot alcoholic drinks of

Dresden Christmas Markets

Dresden Christmas Markets

30th November – 24th December 2012 Dresden is situated around the halfway point between Berlin and Prague and is a popular stop for guests taking private transfers with us between the Czech and German capitals. There are many reasons to stop off here: admiring the baroque architecture, soaking up a bit of culture in a

Prague Eventwatch – April to June 2012

Prague Eventwatch – April to June 2012

We’ve already written about concert highlights in Prague for Spring/Summer 2012 but there are plenty of other events taking place in the city over the coming months. Easter Markets, 24th March – 15th April 2012 Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square are home to stalls selling handcrafted products: toys, painted eggs, traditional Czech switches for

Prague Christmas Markets 2011

Prague Christmas Markets 2011

UPDATE: Looking for info on the 2012 Christmas Markets in Prague? It’s that time of year, the temperature drops to around freezing and many of Prague’s squares come alive with the Christmas markets. Here’s the lowdown on where and when you’ll find them and what to expect when you get there. What to expect In all

Prague Christmas Markets 2010

Prague Christmas Markets 2010

UPDATE: Looking for info on the 2012 Christmas Markets in Prague? Prague’s Christmas markets are one of the charms of the festive season, especially if there’s a light dusting of snow. Here’s the lowdown on where and when you’ll find them and what to expect. Most of the markets, large and small will feature various