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Prague is famously beautiful in winter, and this magic does not disappear once the Christmas season is over. With snow flurries and chilly days that turn cheeks red, the city holds on to the special winter magic for many months. Unfortunately, this year, we have been without many of our beloved winter activities. While we may all be excited for when our lifestyles return to normal, stay safe and enjoy Prague this winter with the following five activities across the city: Take a Walk Along Rašínovo Nábřeží Stretching from Žofín Palace to Jiráskův bridge, this embankment has historically served as a port for tour boats, the Prague Steamship Company, and mooring rafts. In modern times, it has been lit upRead more.

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Like every other country, the Czech Republic has certain cultural aspects considered traditional and local. The truth is: many of these misconceptions are irrelevant to the culture of Czechs, mostly being brought up by foreigners and even occasional tour guides. Trdelník Oh, we all heard this one! Shops that sell trdelníks can be found all over Prague – fun airy buns with tasty fillings quickly earned their fame among the foreigners. Trdelník is often being presented as a Czech national pastry, especially popular during Christmas time. Unfortunately, that’s all a lie – this delightful dessert originates in Slovakia. Its production started in Skalica, and has a long tradition: the word ‘trdelník’ comes from the other word ‘trdlo,’ which means ‘aRead more.

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One of the ways in which the Czechs lead the entire world is their strict dedication to delicious Christmas pastries. “Vánoční cukroví,” or “Christmas cookies” in English, are not just a comforting indulgence for the holidays, but an important skill and social custom that bonds people together. With the amount of love they put into it, it’s rude and selfish to turn down a Czech grandma who offers you cukroví, so don’t even think about it. It doesn’t matter if you’re already full, on a diet, or diabetic. You better grab at least 3 of those cookies. Usually, Vánoční cukroví come in large assortments so choosing which one you want can be nerve-wracking. To help narrow things down, here are theRead more.