Olsany Cemetery

How to Experience Halloween… Czech Style!

To think of Halloween in the traditional American sense is to think of kids dressed up as witches and vampires, sweets, trick or treating, jack-o-lanterns and the Michael Jackson Thriller dance routine. Over the past few years, these traditions have also taken root in the Czech Republic. This year, you’ll probably see plenty of shops […]

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Bohnice Cemetery

Do you Dare Visit the Scariest Cemetery in Europe?

Today I spent a very pleasant day walking through the grounds of Bohnice Psychiatric Hospital. It’s an amazing place, and you can read more about it here. However, there was another reason why I chose to make the trip to Bohnice today. I had heard rumours that Bohnice is also home to one of Prague’s […]

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A Guide to Zizkov: Prague’s Most Vibrant and Edgy District

A Guide to Zizkov: Prague’s Most Vibrant and Edgy District

Zizkov has long been a favorite haunt of students, artists and musicians. As you walk through its streets, you will find no shortage of quirky cafes, delightfully shady watering holes and edgy art galleries. Although many of its streets and buildings have a somewhat neglected and shabby feel, it won’t take long for you to […]

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