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Can’t live without travels! Wherever she goes she always looks for alternative spots or street art. A huge fan of Central Europe and off the beaten path places and a living proof that you can balance full time job and extensive travel!

Christmas markets in Prague

I was really looking excited to spend few days in Prague. I haven’t been there for almost a year and that’s really a long time in my standards! Prague has been my all time favourite city ever since my first visit there 10 years or so ago and I actually wouldn’t mind living there one day. When I go there I don’t visit all the typical tourist attractions such as Hradcany or Karluv Most (and if I do I’m there late in the evening when there’re hardly any tourists around). Instead I prefer exploring off the beaten paths like Zizkov, Smichov or Holesovice.

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But since this time I ended up in Prague just before Christmas I was looking forward to visiting its holidays market. I could picture myself slowly wandering around stalls selling Christmas goodies, listening to Christmas carolls, drinking mulled wine. Sadly the reality was a little bit different… Every Christmas market I’ve visited was full of Asian or Russian tourists. Most of the stalls were selling souvenirs made in China, only very few had typical Czech products (such as krteks mascots or gingerbread hearts). The food was overpriced and the Christmas spirit was just not there! Too bad, I was really hoping these markets could have gotten me in a jolly Christmas mood. So after all I spent very little time there and well, headed back to Zizkov to hang out there. At least there I could see the real Prague.

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and if you wanna read a little bit about Christmas traditions in Poland check Amanda’s blog for my guest post.


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28 Gru '12

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  1. Hi Kami!
    Hi! I’m a French Canadian music and dance teacher who lives in British Columbia, Canada. I was looking online to find information about Christmas in Czech Republic and ended up on your blog. I’m currently producing a Christmas CD for children with songs from around the world as well as a booklet. For the booklet I need like to find a photo for each country. I would like to know if it is possible to use one of your pictures. I would mention your name in the booklet and also send you a CD to thank you. Merci!
    Sonia Maheux

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