Prague this Christmas

The Czech capital has recently been voted the best place to celebrate Christmas in Europe, and you can see why. With romantic streets all lit and traditional markets filling the squares, here’s what to see and do in Prague this Christmas.

Prague

Prague

Read more

What and Where to Eat in Prague

What and where to eat in Prague

The Czech capital may have a reputation for great beer, but its cuisine is a close second. With a rich tradition of cooking and huge hearty meals, there is a plenty to tuck into. Here are our recommendations of what and where to eat in Prague.

Lokal

Lokal

Read more

A Romantic Weekend in Prague

With a fairy tale castle and misty views over the Vlatva River, Prague’s skyline provides a backdrop that eschews romance. This artists’ city is full of beauty from the charming narrow streets of Malá Strana to the gardens of Petrín Hill. Here’s our top ten tips for a romantic weekend in Prague on a budget.

View of Prague

View of Prague

Read more

Two Days in Prague

Two Days in Prague

This fairy tale city has plenty of Bohemian charm with its impressive architecture, historical cobbled streets and views from the hill-top castle. Enjoy the Czech capital’s unique beauty with our guide to what to see with Two Days in Prague.
Prague - the Vlatna River

Prague – the Vlatna River

Read more

Summer Festivals in Prague

Find out what’s happening in the Czech capital this summer from Bohemian Jazz festivals to traditional folklore parades with our guide to Summer Festivals in Prague.

Prague by Petritap

Prague by Petritap

Read more

Enjoy Prague Like a Local

The Czech capital is famous for its beautiful bridges, the oldest castle in the world, Kafka and great beer, but there is more than just pivo and outstanding architecture to this romantic destination.

The ‘Golden City’
A beautiful capital packed with historical monuments, museums and old town allure; Prague lies on the Vltava River and has well preserved districts that make it a photographer’s dream. The stunning architecture and cobbled streets with horse drawn carriages make it a charming tourist attraction, with the main sites busy all year round. Take a break from the tourist trail and try something a little different; enjoy Prague like a local.

Yarga River

Yarga River with the famous Charles Bridge

Read more

Hostel decorations: Equity Point Prague’s “Lodní Šroub’s propellers”

Ship's propellers Room 203

Do you like sailing? If so, you may know that Josef Ludvík František Ressel (29 June 1793 – 9 October 1857) was an Austrian-Czech forester and inventor who designed one of the first working ship’s propellers, and at Equity Point Prague we have a room designed to commemorate it.

He worked in Landstrass (Kostanjevica on the Krka river in Carniola in Slovenia), where he tested his ship propellers for the first time.

In 1821 he was transferred to Trieste (Italy), the biggest port of the Austrian Empire, where his tests were successful. He was awarded a propeller patent in 1827. Read more

Hostel decorations: Equity Point Prague’s “Klementinum”

Klementinum printing

Klementinum is about a “must see” in Prague: one of its most spectacular places to visit. You will be fascinated by the majestic and the historical atmosphere of the Klementinum.

The Klementinum is a historic complex of buildings in Prague. It is currently in use as the National Library of the Czech Republic. In 2005, the Czech National Library received the UNESCO Jikji prize (Memory of the World). Read more

Hostel decorations: Equity Point Prague’s “Pilsner Urquell”

PILSNER URQUELL

In this long itinerary through the history of the decorations of Equity Point Prague’s Hostel, we are going to present you the most refreshing subject: BEER!

Plze?ský Prazdroj, known better by its German name Pilsner Urquell, is a bottom-fermented beer produced since 1842 in Pilsen, part of today’s Czech Republic. Pilsner Urquell was the first Pilsner beer in the world. Read more

Hostel decorations : Equity Point Prague’s “Franz Kafka”

FRANZ KAFKA ROOM 403

FRANZ KAFKA ROOM 403

Franz Kafka is best known and world-renowned representative of Prague German literature, one of the most significant fiction writers in 20th-century world literature.

After graduating in law from Prague’s German University, he worked from 1907 to 1922 as an official in two insurance associations. He regarded writing as his main purpose in life and found it hard to reconcile in with his work at the office which he performed conscientiously. Read more