As one of the largest cities in all of Europe, Prague continues to draw yearly crowds for its breathtaking architecture, historical sites and lively entertainment. With some of the best preserved sights in the Czech Republic, it can be hard to narrow down the list of all of Prague’s attractions, if only there for a limited amount of time.
An amalgamation of Czechs, Germans, Slovaks, Jews, Italians, and even the French, the Czech Republic has a long history of being an impressively blended society. This little landlocked country, though often best known for its capital city, Prague, has so much to offer tourists that are looking for a completely unique European experience. Here’s a taste of what you can experience off the beaten path in the Czech Republic.
This year I had the chance to travel with the BYU Women’s Basketball team to Europe on their Foreign Basketball Tour, visiting the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovenia, and Italy. Here are 9 Things I Learned from Traveling Overseas on a Foreign Basketball Tour:
Prague, nicknamed the “City of a Hundred Spires” is known for its Old Town Square and its architecture. From colorful Baroque buildings and Gothic churches, to the famous medieval Astronomical Clock – complete with an animated hourly show – to the pedestrian only Charles Bridge lined with statues of Catholic saints, Prague is a city that one can easily spend 3-5 days exploring.
Have you ever dreamed of living in a castle? Or pretended to be royalty? If so, Eastern Europe is the place to go—Budapest, Prague, Vienna. There are also other wonderful things to do and food to eat as you travel from Prague to Vienna to Budapest! Here are a few highlights you won’t want to miss!
Have you ever dreamt of living in a castle? Feed your imagination with a trip to Eastern Europe! From Romania to Slovakia to the Czech Republic, this region of Europe is filled with breathtaking castles that will take you back through history and make you want to start polishing off your crown.
Packing for Europe (or any trip) is often a love/hate relationship. We love it because it signals a new adventure, but loathe it because the stress of forgetting something haunts us. The balance between packing too little and too much is a fine one. To ease the tension, our Founder & CEO, Kylie Chenn, has a few tips on how to pack for your trip to Europe. Watch as she walks us through packing for her trip to Europe - including Iceland, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Greece.