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International Moonshine: Local Drinks From Around the World You Have to Try

Woman brewing raksi (Nepali whisky) by Greg Willis (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Most countries have an indigenous beverage distilled at home — either legally or illegally. Some are tasty, some are scary, but all are potent. The difficulty of finding these local versions of America’s moonshine varies from location to location, but each provides an opportunity to learn a bit more about the people and places you’re […]

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March 23, 2016 by | Comments Off on International Moonshine: Local Drinks From Around the World You Have to Try

Europe’s Most Colorful Gardens

Mirabell Gardens, Austria

It’s hard to resist a garden in full bloom, especially one sampling every color of the rainbow. While one can easily find a slew of scenic gardens and public parks in just about any city, there are a few European destinations boasting quite impressive flowerbeds this season. From larger-than-life palace grounds and artist-inspiring, free-growing shrubs […]

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March 21, 2016 by | 2 Comments

Two Countries, One Trip: How to See More on Your Next Vacation


Even if you’re not the kind of traveler who wants to check off as many destinations as possible in a week-long vacation, you might get restless staying in one place for that long. With some cities, you not only have the option of visiting another region, you can also stamp your passport by going to […]

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February 24, 2016 by | Comments Off on Two Countries, One Trip: How to See More on Your Next Vacation

Europe’s Cheapest Cities This Year


You’ve heard it a lot in the last few months: Europe is cheaper than it’s been in a long time. The time to go is now. But Europe is a big place. So where should you visit to make the most of the strong dollar?

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March 25, 2015 by | Comments Off on Europe’s Cheapest Cities This Year

Meet Roman Bily, a Private Guide in Prague, Czech Republic

With over 10 years of experience as a professional tour guide, Roman Bily is one of Prague’s best experts. He offers 12 different types of tours including an overview of Prague and a Communism walk but also explores lesser-known sights such as Prague’s ancient underground in his tour, Old Town Underground.

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August 13, 2013 by | Comments Off on Meet Roman Bily, a Private Guide in Prague, Czech Republic

The 10 Best European Cities for Layovers

Whether your layover is a quick break or an entire 24 hours, venturing outside the airport in one of these ten European multi-faceted cities will make your layover just as memorable as your final destination. Here are our picks for the best European cities for layovers.

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April 1, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Beyond Pilsner: Prague Pub Crawling

Pivovarsky dum

There are more than 20 microbreweries in Prague and a surge in pubs proffering “multi-taps” with rotating selections of fresh arrivals from Bohemia and Moravia and beyond. Here are 10 such places, accessible right in the heart of the city. Armed with a map and a full stomach, it’s an easy walk to check them […]

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November 15, 2012 by | Comments Off on Beyond Pilsner: Prague Pub Crawling

Sipping History: Top Drinks in Prague

Prague Absinthe

Prague’s history is impossible to escape – the architecture alone pushes you back a hundred years or more. When it’s time for a break, day or night, there are a variety of establishments with a special history, a special beverage, or both. Here are five of our favorite drinks in Prague.

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August 8, 2012 by | Comments Off on Sipping History: Top Drinks in Prague

A Guide to Drinking Beer in Europe

Guinness Storehouse

Beer lovers, you don’t have to go far in Europe to try amazing new ales. The options are endless! After all, Europeans have been brewing beer for hundreds of years…they know how to get it right. Here are a few highlights for beer enthusiasts making their way around Europe.

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July 12, 2012 by | 2 Comments

Prague Local Tips from an Expert

Prague private guide Martina came to Prague in early summer 2001 while studying Tourism Industry and Hotel Management. She’s been a licensed private guide since 2007 and loves sharing her knowledge of her city, and its art, architecture, history and music with visitors. She uses Eastern Europe’s iconic Trabant cars 601 to give her tours […]

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June 5, 2012 by | 6 Comments