Czech Republic


Prague: An Off-Season Escape

We visited Prague during the winter off-season. We found enough uncrowded museums, galleries and historic sites to fill several weeks, along with two hotels.

Top 10 Modern and Contemporary Art Galleries in Prague

For the art lover, Prague should rank among the top of the world's must-visit destinations. Here are 10 museums and galleries rich with world-class art.

Beyond Beer: Prague’s Best Wine and Cocktail Bars

Most people regard the Czech Republic as beer country, but in recent years, numerous wine and craft cocktail bars have also opened. Here are 7 to try.

Becherovka: The Spirit of Karlovy Vary

In Europe's rich tradition of producing bittersweet liquors, Becherovka makes a fresh, herbaceous one. We got a tasting at the former distillery and museum.

Karlovy Vary’s Best Restaurants

The restaurants we tried in Karlovy Vary ranged from good to excellent, making it possible to dine well at every meal over the course of a short stay in town.

Newly Recommended Hotel in Brno, Czech Republic

Just a three-hour train ride from Prague, Brno is a charming city to see. We found a lovely, centrally located hotel there that made the place easy to explore.

Beyond Prague: Hideaways in Brno and Karlovy Vary

Day trips from Prague are usually to Cesky Krumlov or Kutna Hora. But we decided to visit Brno, the second-largest city in the Czech Republic and Karlovy Vary.

The Best Restaurants in Brno

Dining in Brno is one of the great pleasures of the city. As I explored what it had to offer, I couldn't help but be surprised by quality of the cuisine.

Underground Brno: Prisons, Ossuaries, Labyrinths and Crypts

The Czechs seem to have an affinity for the macabre, and Brno is no exception. Here are four of the city's most important underground attractions.

Prague’s Exciting Restaurant Scene

Our editor dined magnificently during his visit to Prague. Here are 12 standout restaurants that prove the Czech capital to be a culinary hot spot.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Prague

Visiting Prague in the winter off-season showcases a city true to itself. In addition to the two hotels we already recommended, here are two new finds.