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Prague is one of the greenest capitals in Europe, with over 200 parks that vary from tiny hidden squares to the massive 95-hectare Stromovka Park, the largest green space in the city. And with summer just around the corner, there’s no better time to discover some of the wonderful hidden green spaces in Prague! Břevnov Monastery Located in Prague 6, Břevnov Monastery is the oldest Benedictine monastery in the country. Though, its rise to fame is more related to the beer the monks have been brewing here since the 13th century. The secluded park that surrounds the High Baroque style monastery offers water features, plenty of green spaces and peaceful hidden corners that anybody can explore. There are even guided tours ofRead more.

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You have already discovered two Czech spring traditions in our part one, but it’s definitely not everything the country’s traditions have to offer. Easter and the Burning of the Witches might be two of the biggest spring holidays in the Czech Republic, but there’s much more to celebrate as winter says goodbye. With March’s snow melting and the days (probably) getting warmer, it’s time to step outside and enjoy the sunnier days and the first hints of green showing up around the city. Here are two other big celebrations to discover this Spring.  The Day of Love May 1st is officially Labor Day in the Czech Republic (as in many other countries) but many Czechs refer to this date asRead more.

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After one of the coldest winters of the decade, spring is finally on its way. And while many festivals and celebrations might need to be cancelled this year because of the pandemic, spring is still a great time to learn about colorful Czech traditions and myths. Easter The Czech Republic might be a non-religious country, but that doesn’t mean Easter is ignored. In fact, there’s plenty of traditional Czech Easter traditions to enjoy over the four-day holiday (this year, Easter Monday falls on April 4th). Prague is famous for its Easter Markets, which may or may not operate this year depending on the lifting of restrictions. During “normal” years, the markets are a great place to pick up painted woodenRead more.