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With gyms still closed, how do you start getting in shape and ready for summer? Maybe you’re looking to lose some of that “lockdown weight” or just ready to start moving after months of snow and Netflix nights. Whatever your reason, you’re in luck – there are plenty of ways to exercise in Prague even during these crazy times! Outdoor Gyms No matter where in Prague you live, chances are you’ve seen an outdoor gym here or there at one point. Some are very basic, with just bars and steps that allow you to do pull-ups, dips, and lunges. Others, like the one in Rokytka (Prague 9), also have resistance machines and even some free weights. Here are a fewRead more.

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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.