Category: Czech Republic

The ultimate micro-brewery tour of Prague

Czech Republic

The ultimate micro-brewery tour of Prague

Beer is big business in Prague. Of course if you knew about its stag party reputation you’d know this already, and if you just thought Prague was a romantic capital city with a very famous bridge it might surprise you. However, although beer (and specifically Urquell, Prague’s cheap as chips pilsner) is big business, lurking underneath that is a pretty awesome craft beer and micro-brewery culture waiting to be explored.

We set about visiting three of the finest on a brewery tour of Prague organised by with Discover Prague and learnt a huge amount about the micro-brewery scene with our Brew Master Gary. We drank a lot too, but it was all in the name of fact finding, right?

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Prague City Guide – Culture, Castles and Czech Charm

Czech Republic

Prague City Guide – Culture, Castles and Czech Charm

Prague is a city that has long been on my big list of European cities I must see. I had long heard that it was my Uncle’s favourite place, and the romance of the Charles Bridge, the maze of cobbled lanes and hidden courtyards and the hilltop fairytale castle had my wanderlust on high alert. However, Prague also has a terrible stag party reputation which goes hand in hand with its moniker as the beer capital of Europe.

This seedy reputation of many Eastern European countries, the cheap and cheerful piss up city with eye-wateringly budget flights and groups of British men roaming in packs put me off discovering this European gem for so long. But those pictures of pretty Prague weaved their way into my heart – so I decided to find out if its rich history could win out over its stag-party reputation.

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