Category Archives: Czech Republic

In the Red: A Look at Prague’s Museum of Communism

While touring Prague last spring, I kept coming across cheeky advertisements for the Museum of Communism. One featured a painting of a defiant Vladimir Lenin beside the words “We’re Above McDonalds and across from Benetton. Viva la Imperalism!” After checking … Continue reading

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Europe in Three Minutes or Less # 22 – The Petřín Lookout Tower

Prague has its own Eiffel Tower. Sorta. Watch the video above to learn more about the iconic tourist attraction that Adolf Hitler once tried to have destroyed.

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Europe in Three Minutes or Less # 21 – The John Lennon Wall in Prague

Does Ringo have a wall devoted to himself in Prague? Nope. But John Lennon sure does.

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Europe in Three Minutes or Less # 20 – The Kostnice Ossuary, AKA “The Bone Church”

The temperature drops ten degrees as you cross the threshold and the air inside is deathly still. Why? Because this infamous church outside of Prague contains the bones of hundreds of people, intricately displayed throughout. Welcome to the Kostnice Ossuary, … Continue reading

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Europe in Three Minutes or Less # 19 – Wandering Around Prague Castle

The Kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman Emperors and presidents of Czechoslovakia have all roamed these halls. And now so shall you! Huzzah!

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Europe in Three Minutes or Less # 18 – A Trip to a Trippy Art Gallery in Prague

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