Dates: 28th October- 3rd November
So we have been to Prague before and loved it so much we decided that we wanted to go back and this time take some of our friends. So we did all the things we did last time and more! In this blog I will touch on the new things we tried. I was rather sick on this trip with flu so missed a few morning due to a high fever. It was really hard to find a chemist that served medication which we could understand. It was strange, in the end we found tablets with the help of the pharmacist. They were far stronger than the ones back home but they did the trick! TOP TIP! Always pack enough tablets!
Stay: So we stayed in the same area as last time which is called Mala Strana. This is the best area to stay in as it’s a short walk over the Charles Bridge to the centre. We booked Romantic Room with View through booking.com and it did all we needed it to!
The New Things
- Street Food on the main square next to the astronomical clock. We all had a potato dish and sausage, it was really tasty but super filling. We then also had a trudelnik and beers …that has to be done.
- We went to the zoo again and this time got an Uber there which was so much easier and cheaper as there was four of us. When we got there we learnt that the zoo was closed due to the weather. It was super windy today. So we went to plan b. We put our friends in an Uber to the castle, which we later found out was also shut. Me and Mike decided to walk back to the centre. We walked through a deserted park, everyone else was wisely staying in doors to avoid the wind! The walk was really long but we saw some cool sights.
- Walked up to Petrin Tower for the best views of Prague. The walk is rather steep in places but is worth the walk up to the top.
- Romeo and Juliet Ballet in the opera house. The story is we nearly missed the entire show due to turning up at the wrong theatre and then running up 5 flights of stairs to get in as they were shutting the doors. We were rather nervous because we know that if you miss the start you will not be allowed in until the second half. With Mike jamming his foot in the door so that the usher couldn’t close it…we made it, the theatre was gorgeous and the dancers were so talented. An excellent show.
- The Nuclear Bunker Tour which we booked through Viator was really good. So strange to be under a hotel on the main street. The guide was super informative and spoke English well. We learned loads about the history of the city and the reasons for even having the bunkers.
- Cesky Krumlov day trip from Prague, also booked through Viator. The guide again was full of great information on this cute little town. We walked through the palace and saw all the different parts. We then had time to ourselves to roam around the town.
- John Lennon Wall is a must and I can’t believe we missed this last time we visited. There is a super good vibe about this part and is well lit at night. The lighting at night is also great for you photos.