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Why Prague Should Be on Your Arts and Culture List in 2016

2016 is finally here!  And what best way to kick it off than by starting to plan another trip? Prague's eternal charm and never-ending cultural menu just gets better and more diverse every year. Other than checking out the incredible sites of the city with our free walking tours, here's a play by play of the social calendar and events you definitely shouldn't miss while you're in this charming city! Here's why Prague should be on your arts and culture list in 2016:

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NEXT Czech Survival Language Guide

So you've decided to travel to Prague? It's a beautiful destination with so much to see and discover. With its ancient history, awesome beer, gorgeous architecture and affordable everything, it comes as no surprise that it's consistently listed as one of the most visited cities in the world. Although Prague is a fairly touristic place, it's always good to learn a few phrases here and there to fit in like the locals or try to anyway. Plus who wants to get stuck having to use body language to ask someone where the toilet is? So over at NEXT City Tours, we whipped up a Czech survival language guide that'll come in handy, or you can learn some wicked phrases from the local guides on our free walking tours in Prague. You'll never have to worry about what to say to that cute bartender anymore at the local bar or on the Backpacker Pubcrawl!

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Top 5 Museums you Need to Visit in Prague

Prague is an ancient city full of wonders, culture, history and diverse art. There's so much to see that sometimes the number of options are a bit overwhelming. There are tons of free walking tours in Prague for you to explore architecture and learn about its history from a local's perspective. Or take museums as another great example and way of getting to know the city better. There's a museum on every corner in Prague, but how do you know if it's worth the admission price and your valuable time? Easy. We reviewed the best museums in the city and compiled a handy guide for you. Our carefully picked selection offer something for everyone: tech buffs, design admirers, and arts scene lovers can all enjoy these museums knowing their time and money spent was truly worth it! For the travellers that love to live and learn on vacation, here's our list of the top 5 museums you need to visit in Prague:

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10 Weekend Trips from Prague

Prague may not have a seacoast or great beaches, but the great thing is that it's completely central in Europe! This makes it really easy to take short trips or weekend trips from Prague. With Germany, Austria, Poland and Hungary (to name a few) bordering the Czech Republic, there's a lot to see.  With flexible transport available from the main bus station (Florenc) and the central train station (Hlavni Nadrazi), traveling is affordable and easy. Bus tickets range from 8 - 30 euros, and a train ticket starts from 20 euros, so there's no need to go through the hassle of renting a car or paying for a flight! Without further adieu, here are the top 10 weekend trips from Prague:

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Prague: Best Eats from Around the World

Finding a diverse list of cuisines in Prague is never an issue. Nowadays, you can find anything from Brazilian, to Thai, to Italian. The problem is knowing where to go. The common mentality is that if a restaurant is downtown, it's good. Friends, do not be fooled: Prague offers fantastic food outside Old Town and the city centre, so go out and discover the endless options! Chances are the area will be more local and the prices more appealing. If you're craving a bite after a free walking tour in Prague, here's your guide to the best and cheap eats in Prague from around the world.

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Sapa Market - A Taste of Vietnam in Prague

For a moment it's easy to forget that I'm 8 thousand kilometers from south-east Asia.  For a moment I really believe I'm in Hanoi. Prague is more than just the jewel of Bohemia.  It's very much an alive city.  Stray from the cobbled streets of old town, and you never know what you'll find.

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21 Reasons You Need To Visit Prague

So you need some inspiration on where to go on your next adventure? Look no further, as Prague has so much going for it! It's no wonder they describe it as the "Paris Of The East"! Here's 21 reasons you need to visit Prague!

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Where To Find A Fierce Brunch In Prague

Good morning. Got a sore head? Have a good night last night? I know what you need - BRUNCH.

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What You Need To Know About Easter In Prague

One of the things that you may not know about the Czech Republic is that it's one of the least religious countries in the World. As a result, Easter is not celebrated as we may know it.

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Why You Should Avoid Franchises In Prague

By "Franchise", I mean the big global companies - McDonalds, KFC, Starbucks, Subway and Costa.Off the top of my head, those are the five main global companies that can be found in and around Prague. Sure, McDonalds is safe. Starbucks does good coffee. Subway is tasty. Costa do good snacks; but you can do so much better in Prague.

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