Jan Palach: The Burning Bush

January 16, 2017 journeyprague 0

January 16th marks an important day on the Czech calendar. That same day in 1969, a twenty-one year old student of philosophy committed suicide on Wenceslas Square by setting himself on fire. The young man’s […]

Šemík The Talking Horse

January 5, 2017 journeyprague 1

Although there actually was a real Přemyslid dynasty, it’s a perfect example of how Czech history and legend are interwoven. First you have the origins of the real dynasty which is based on legend, Přemysl and Libuše. […]

Old Town Hall – Staroměstská Radnice

January 5, 2017 journeyprague 0

According to legend, Prague was virtually left untouched during WWII because Hitler wanted to retire there. Although there doesn’t seem to be any evidence of this, Prague’s beauty still doesn’t cease to amaze people, especially […]

A Very Merry Czech Christmas

January 4, 2017 journeyprague 0

What could possibly make the most beautiful city in the world any more gorgeous? You guessed it; Christmas markets! Sure, Christmas markets aren’t uniquely Czech, but they sure do enhance the experience of visiting the Golden […]

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