If you haven’t yet heard, there is a church full of bones located in the village of Kutna Hora about an hour east from Prague. It’s picking up a lot of hype and we can see why. This bone church is filled with bones and skulls from nearly 70,000 victims of the plague. Although it can be a bit eerie and cold, the sight is definitely worth the trip. Inside the church (Sedlec Monastery), you can see interesting configurations on how the bones are set up and displayed. You can see some of the bones arranged as some sort of shield, chandelier and into many decorations. Although it’s not as big as the catacombs in other parts of the world,Read more.

Are you a fan of history? Do you want to get out of Prague and explore somewhere different? There’s a place not too far out where you can learn about some history and hear a few tales about what happened in a certain area called Terezin. Terezin (also known as Theresienstadt) was a concentration camp during the second world war where Czech-jews were rounded up and taken to work about 30 miles north of Prague. Many jews from Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and Denmark were also held there totalling more than 150,000 (15,000 including children). Less than 150 children survived. The conditions of this concentration camp were very extreme and majority of those who have worked there died from theRead more.

Wanting to catch a train to get out of the city and discover a new Czech town? The Czech Republic sure does offer a handful of cool regions and areas to check out, but if you prefer to keep the adventure small, there is a town just outside of Prague (about 30 kilometres) — Beroun. You can think of Beroun as a mini-micro version of Prague. Everything that you’ve got going on in Prague is also going on in Beroun but at a much much tinier scale and then cut that scale in half. Beroun has got one main square which carries all the same basics as any other square in CZ — bata, the tall religious monuments, banks, grocery,Read more.