A park in the town of Telč.

Prague Day Trips: Bohemia and Moravia

As great as the Golden City is, it would be a shame if you didn’t expand your horizons a little bit by hitting the road and enjoying some of the more interesting and inspiring day trips the country has to offer.

Charles Bridge, one of Prague’s most celebrated attractions.

The Royal Route: Walk With Kings in Prague

One of the most enjoyable ways to see the best of Prague’s offerings is to follow the Royal Route—the historical path Bohemian monarchs took on their way to being crowned at Prague Castle’s St. Vitus Cathedral.

Budapest at night.

The Perfect Night Out in Prague & Budapest

You’ll find the perfect recipe for a successful night on the town that kicks off with a proper traditional meal before moving on to cocktails, live music, clubbing, and a nightcap or two as the sun begins to rise.

View of the Hungarian Parliament Building from the Buda side of Budapest.

The Best of Prague and Budapest

Ten days is enough time to take in all the major sights both cities have to offer, but it does mean sticking to a tight schedule and forgoing a few museums. Be prepared to do a lot of walking, and get your camera ready—you’re about to experience a few Kodak moments.

Prague’s John Lennon Peace Wall.

Prague’s John Lennon Peace Wall

Lennon’s legacy lives on in this tribute wall in Prague. After his assassination, despite repeated warnings from the state, fans of Lennon’s music, as well as believers of his message of peace, would slip into the square unnoticed to write down their own “rebellious” thoughts on the politics of life and love.

Prague from Powder Tower, with Our Lady before Týn, St. Nicolas, and St. Vitus Cathedral

Where to Go in Prague and Budapest

Planning to visit Prague or Budapest? Author Tom Dirlis helps kick-start your trip planning with this overview of travel-worthy destinations in and around the two cities.