In Europe, Christmas markets are a treasured holiday tradition. Here are some of our favorites.
The Czech Republic is a landlocked country in Central Europe and is surrounded by Poland, Germany, Austria, and Slovakia. It has a population of about 10.7 million and both its capital and largest city is Prague.
The Czech Republic has been an independent nation since 1993, when it separated from Slovakia following the dissolution of Czechoslovakia.
Much of the country is mountainous. The Czech Republic is also home to many of Europe’s most beautiful cities.
Finding Peaceful Pockets and Hidden Gems in Prague and Beyond
Escape the crowds and discover the hidden gems in Prague including charming neighborhoods, secret gardens plus towns to rival Prague itself.
Top 10 Things to Do in Prague
Prague is one of the most popular cities in Europe. Here are 10 top things to do in this beautiful city.
A Young History Buff’s Guide to Prague: Don’t Miss These Sites
Learn about Prague’s top historic sites in this young, history buff’s guide to Prague, Czech Republic. Castles, bridges, John Lennon and more
The Most Interesting Museum Tours in Central Europe
You know about the most popular museums of Europe, but do you know about the hidden gems? Here are 12 of the best museum tours to experience in Europe.
Fairytale Getaways: 12 Best Romantic Small Towns in Europe
Plan a getaway with your sweetheart in these 12 romantic destinations in Spain, Greece, Portugal, France, Italy and more.
Czech Republic: Life in Fairytale Country
While Prague is a must-see in the Czech Republic, don’t miss the charming villages, towns and landscapes in the Bohemian and Moravia countryside.
Christmas Market at Prague’s Old Town Square
Visiting Staroměstské Náměstí, Prague’s Old Town Square? Read one traveler’s tips for which stalls have the best food, drinks, and shopping.
Silver, Beer and Bones in Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
From the Cathedral of St. Barbara to the famous bones of the Sedlec Ossuary (the bone church), Kutna Hora, Czech Republic is a unique place to visit.
Eating Your Way through Prague
A local culinary tour offers an authentic glimpse of the city’s traditions and life in the Czech capital.
Three Cultures, One City
When a Lebanese woman attends an American study abroad program in Prague, it makes for an unusual but rewarding cultural collage.
The Skeletons of Sedlec: A Sacred Gallery of Art
Crowns, scepters and chandeliers are just a few works of art created with surprising materials in this unusual gallery.