Přemysl and Libuše

July 29, 2016 journeyprague 2

Around the 8th century there ruled a king named Krok. During his reign, King Krok founded a school where they taught religion, hymns, prophecy, and magic. At this time Magic was considered the highest form […]

Franz Kafka

July 23, 2016 journeyprague 1

Few artists become so famous that they become known by only one name, such as Madonna, Elvis, Picasso, Lovecraft, etc. Prague happens to be the home of one such individual, Kafka. Just the name itself […]

Scams

July 23, 2016 journeyprague 0

Reader’s Digest did a study where they went to 16 major cities all around the world and left behind 12 wallets to see how many of them would be returned. Helsinki, Finland took first place, […]

Prague Nightlife

July 23, 2016 journeyprague 0

For many years, Prague has been the go-to city for an exciting night! It isn’t uncommon to see groups of men dressed up in a variety of costumes, from drag to male genitalia, there to […]

Josef Kazda – A Film Legend

July 23, 2016 journeyprague 0

Josef Kazda– A name most have never heard before, but nonetheless, it should be talked about. Kazda was an amateur film historian, and a true movie buff. Located in the Golden Lane, a colorful little street […]

The Golem of Prague

July 23, 2016 journeyprague 1

Throughout Europe, there are many legends regarding a creature called Golem – a body made from clay, like Adam, but without a soul. The most famous is the Golem of Prague, whose influence has lasted […]

German Occupation (1939-1945)

July 23, 2016 journeyprague 4

When you’re in Prague and near the Malostranská metro station, you will find a Memorial to the Second resistance movement against Nazi aggression and occupation of Czechoslovakia during years 1938-1945. As was written in a […]

Astronomical Clock – Orloj

July 23, 2016 journeyprague 1

Located on the Old Town Square, and built in 1410 by watchmaker Mikuláš of Kadaň and astronomer Jan Šindel, Prague’s astronomical clock represented the cutting edge technology of the medieval ages. Nobel Prize nominee and […]

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