Beer in Bohemia 

The people in the Czech Republic consume the more beer per head than anyone else in the world, and the country has topped the per capita beer drinking table for 23 consecutive years! In 2015, the most recent year for which statistics are available, the Czechs drank 142.4 litres per person, which is the equivalent of 250 …

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Czech Republic beyond Prague: Plzeň & Český Krumlov

While Prague is undoubtedly an important city to visit in the Czech Republic, smaller cities/towns around are also charming, have interesting sites and great food and beer! We spent a day in Plzeň and another in Český Krumlov, and would definitely recommend both for day trips out of Prague. Pilsen (Plzeň) is about 1.5 hours outside …

Food Guide for the Czech Republic 

When thinking of the Czech Republic, while beer would probably be one of the first thoughts, food would possibly not feature on the list. However, for us, food is an important way to better learn about a new city or country, so doubtless, our explorations of the Czech Republic included culinary adventures! Meat, especially beef …

2 days in Prague, Czech Republic 

With nothing about the Czech Republic in our trusty 'Western Europe' Lonely Planet, Prague was one of the cities we were least prepared for!  A few things we learnt right away, and are good to keep in mind, include: 1. Currency: The Czech Repubic has its own currency, the Czech koruna. In May 2017, 24CZK = …