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Think of the Czech Republic and you probably think of Prague: with its UNESCO World Heritage Site old town, and sights such as the Astronomical Clock, the Charles Bridge, and the largest castle in the world, it’s one of the most visited cities in Europe.

The Czech Republic also has large Gothic castles such as Karlstejn, nature reserves such as Rejviz – with its glacial lakes and huge peat bog – and places you can go hiking and cross-country skiing in the heavily forested Sumava mountains.

We’ve written a lot about the Czech Republic, and the articles below cover topics like escaping the tourists and drinking on the cheap in Prague, where to teach English as a foreign language, which hostels are best for partying, and even where you can go to enjoy a traditional beer bath.

6 places to stop hanging out if you want to start meeting locals in Prague.
At the end of the evening, you may never want to see a bottle of Becherovka again.
It’s true that absinthe is legal, but no one drinks it.
If you're on or planning on a trip to Prague, here is a list of cheap places to get your...
Who knows how a copy of the Velvets’ album made its way into the hands of Mejla Hlavsa.
For the 1000 km Finnmarksloppet, I listened to upbeat music a bit, so I wouldn’t start...
I’m left wondering about the limits of language.
I once biked a hundred miles from Montréal to New Hampshire in the middle of the night.
"People come to Prague to party, but how can you party without drinks?"
Searching for dead horses and giant guns through the streets of Prague.
I wanted so badly not to be this thing I couldn’t seem to help myself from becoming.
Josh Leo takes us to the Czech Republic to witness the decorative remains of the Sedlec...
Claire Seda gives us all the details on staying environmentally friendly while visiting...