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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 Strana,

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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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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 of its social and economic reforms,

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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 National Theatre to the Gothic intimacy of St Agnes Convent.

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Acting Like a Local in Prague

Czechs are a friendly, open people and you will find them very approachable. Obviously you will make more progress if you have at least a smattering of the language — even courtesy words like please, thank you, etc, can help break the ice. Most Czechs understand German and an increasing number are coming to terms with English which has now replaced Russian as the compulsory foreign language in schools.

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