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Staying Safe in Prague

Prague proudly promotes its art, architecture and culture to tourists but on the other hand the city is also infamous for petty crimes. However, the smart ones know how to take care of themselves (and the crooks as well!). Here are some pointers that will go a long way in helping you not get robbed in Prague.
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Karlstejn Castle - A Popular Day Trip Destination

After Prague, is there's any destination in the Czech Republic that has achieved as much popularity it has to be Karlstejn Castle. Located just 30 kms southwest of Prague in a town by the same name, it is a common day trip destination for those who are interested in exploring something new and challenging.

Roman Emperor Charles IV built Karlstejn Castle in 1348 AD to safeguard Imperial Regalia as well as the Royal Crown jewels, holy relics and many other royal treasures. Over the years, the castle was renovated and reconstructed changing its look several times. The latest Disneyland look is from the last restoration that took place at the end of the 19th century by neo-Gothic architect Josef Mocker.
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Prague Airport Tours for Children and Adults

Since June 2011, Prague boasts of the world's best airport after the International Air Transport Association (IATA) awarded Ruzyně International Airport with the esteemed Eagle Award. Ruzyně Airport, one of the busiest places on earth had some 11-12 million passengers transiting through and not a single mistake was detected in the amenities, services, customer satisfaction and atmosphere. Now who wouldn't want to know how everything works at such a technically perfect place?
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Top Hiking Destinations in Prague

Prague is the best place to head to if you are a hiking freak and a die-hard nature lover who loves to explore the beautiful mysteries of nature.

Prague's picturesque views and charming scenery, clean and clear cobbled  streets, green and hilly countryside trails leading to mysterious castles have been attracting hoards of hikers from all corners of the world.

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Why Gays like Prague

LGBT rainbow flag (Martin Strachoň / Wikimedia Commons.)
The Czech Republic is one of the most liberal countries in Central Europe regards to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights. In recent years the country has been openly welcoming gays, lesbians or homosexuals to a tourist scene that centers around their needs and expectations. Although local Czech people are not used to visible public display of affection between gays, the law in the country allows same-sex marriage and registered partnership from the minimum age of 15. Homosexuality though legal is still kept under wraps, centering mostly around the Vinohrady area (close to the city centre) and neighboring Zizkov where most of the gay bars, libraries, discos and saunas are located. The status of LGBT people in the Czech Republic is prominently marked by their annual festival : Prague Pride which is the first queer pride parade in the country's history.
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Segway Tours - Prague From a Different Angle

Male rider on a Segway Scooter (Creative Commons / Segwaypt)
One of the most beautiful cities in the world, discovering the fascinating cultural attractions of Prague on only foot or vehicle is neither feasible nor recommended. What if a transport vehicle could zoom through the narrow alleys and cobbled roads at the flick of an eye, uncovering the unseen and capturing memorable photo opportunities for its tourists? This is what exactly, the Segway – a one passenger, two wheeled electric scooter does, when people ride it to discover the famous places of Prague.
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