4 Days in Prague

Most tourist heading to the Czech Republic go to Prague, in fact Prague has 90% of all the visitors to the Czech Republic. This causes Prague to be fairly crowded during the peak seasons of Christmas, Easter, and the three summer months; additionally it has pushed up the prices of

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Where is Prague?

Until a few years ago I was not very familiar with Prague or the Czech Republic, now I am. I have lived there and now I travel back and forward several times per year.Because of this familiarity I am surprised when someone asks me “Where is Prague?” My first reaction

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Prague is a City for all Seasons

There is so much to see and do in Prague that, no matter how long you’re staying, you will be spoilt for choice. First there are the sights, dominated by the magnificent Prague Castle and the palaces of Hradaany. Then, clinging to the hillside, the baroque splendours of the Mala

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Wildlife and Countryside in and around Prague

Fortunately for those seeking relaxation and wildlife interest, there are parks and gardens close to the centre of Prague, like Pruhonice Park, while for the more adventurous, national parks, reserves and areas of natural beauty can be found within reasonable driving distances. The Czech Republic is an elongated country, roughly 450

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Travelling With Children in Prague

Taking children to Prague and the Czech Republic presents no unusual problems. However, baby listening services are not widely available in hotels. Baby care items such as nappies, creams, tinned foods, etc, are readily available in department stores such as Kotva and there is a clothes store at Detsklj Dian,

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Wildlife of Woods and Forests

The Czech Republic’s forests are very varied in nature. The lowest hills are usually covered in beech and maple, with pines appearing with increasing elevation; spruce dominates the higher levels right up to the tree line. With such variety in composition, it is not surprising that the wildlife is also

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Over View of the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic (CR) is a continental country with a rich history and an exquisite present. After the change in the country’s political system in 1989 and the subsequent breakup of Czechoslovakia and the establishment of the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic as two separate countries, the CR focused on the successful completion

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Mountains & Wetlands in The Czech Republic

Krkonose National Park (Mountains of the Giants) This area of wooded mountains lies northeast of Prague on the Polish border and can be reached by driving on the E14 from the capital. There are chair lifts and numerous trails and paths, the best known of which is the ridge trail

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Culture & Nightlife in Prague

Culturally, Prague is one of the best provided capitals of Europe, serving up a rich and heady offering of grand opera, ballet, classical theatre, mime, chamber and symphony concerts, folk dancing, jazz and disco, and eating out. And the venues too are magnificent, ranging from the ornate splendours of the

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Explore the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a small landlocked country in Central Europe steeped with history and a modern way of life. If you are looking for a good travel experience, explore the Czech Republic! This small country is located south east of Germany and it also shares boarders with Austria, Poland,

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