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25th – 28th August

 

As usual by now, my arrival was in the morning at the Florenc bus station, in walking distance from Old Prague Hostel (reviewed as well). For those that been to Prague, you probably noticed that most of the sidewalks and pedestrian zones are made by cubic stones and all kinds of wee tiles. So if your luggage is a trolley it’s quite hard to get around and a 10 minutes walk becomes a shaky experience.

 

What’s to be said about Prague? It’s quite stunning, simple as that.

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I remember walkin around the wee streets and when I get to the central square for the first time and saw everything I get goose bumps. If you like architecture, bridges, Kafka, Sjvek, beer – lots of it, Czech gulash, beautiful girls, night life, Prague surely offers plenty of these.

 

On one night I went on a pub crawl with some people from the hostel and had a great night with a hangover to remember. Btw I would like to say hello to Rose from England – wonderful and lovely girl, Bianca – one of the maddest Aussie I’ve ever met, the 2 Hawaiian girls who’s names escape me right now, the four Canadians and Dutch guy (who looked a bit “on something” every time) and also to the cute Argentinean girl from my room that had a sexiest Spanish-English accent ever. We all had great fun and lookin back right now I miss those days.

 

Positive things about Prague: well there plenty of them.

Czechin' Czech Chicks :)
You have to check the local cuisine and drinks (Czech beer, Becherovka – something like a bitter but very aromatic, Absinth). I also recommend you to just walk around with a map in your hands and discover Prague by yourself, don’t just take those guided tours; do it on your own.

 

Nightlife is also very active and you’ll get plenty of clubs, pubs, bars and places to choose from. Go to a pub/restaurant U Vejvodu near the old town square, down on Jilska street. Great food and atmosphere and the prices are more than decent.

 

As for minuses I only got two. Beware with the money exchanging offices. Lots of them, especially in the old town area, are rip-offs. They show different rates depending on how much amount of money you exchange. You’ll get a sign on the street with a very good rate and printed below, with very small text, that those rates are applying only when you exchange, for example over 500 euros or maybe 1000.

My ride while in Prague. No one honked me even i'm a terrible driver...
And when you go inside and only exchange 50-100 euros you get worse rates. So my advice is to go to a bank and change it there, at least you’ll get decent rates. Also I’ve seen warning signs for tourists to be careful about some fake banknotes that they could get when exchanging money.

 

And like I said before, because of the large number of tourists, everywhere around the city centre, the atmosphere is a bit like of a McDonalds. So if you really want to get a bit of the local feeling you have to wonder a bit off the centre.

 

So that was Prague, great place to be in and quite sad to leave it behind. But I’m flyin off to the place I simply adore – Baile Atha Cliath.

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Prague view
Prague view
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Czechin Czech Chicks :)
Czechin' Czech Chicks :)
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My ride while in Prague. No one h…
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stand still will you!
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me with Dvorak
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hand painted
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buildings :)
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gettin married in Prague
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i think is Celetna street
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hand painted - amazing
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wishing well?
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back to old times :)
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Prague
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i love the streets in Prague
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bridge over Vltava
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Vltava river
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main square
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bridge over Vltava
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view to the Castle
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i love the gothic style
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lots of tourists
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folklore fest - new zealand perfo…
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music hall i think
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night tower
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old building inside a mall
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in st wenceslas square
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st wenceslas square view
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st George statue
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war memorial
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sveck pub
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"The Good Soldier Ĺ vejk" - oh ho…
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Kafka museum
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svejks pub
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pissin statues
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tanks :)
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goin out
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:P Rose
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pub crawl
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pub crawl
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pub crawl
pub crawl
pub crawl
pub crawl
pub crawl
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the canadians
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pub crawl
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hawain connection
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pub crawl
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me and a turkish buddy
me and a turkish buddy
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Old Prague Hostel
Old Prague Hostel is located right in the heart of the city, 4-5 minutes walk out from the old town square, on Benediktska Street. It’s a bit di… read entire review
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