Edgar Krása, one of the survivors of the Nazis concentration camps, died in February 2017. As he had mentioned in one of the interviews, “It won’t be long before there won’t be anybody left who can tell this.” That’s why he dedicated the last years of his life to traveling and talking about his experiences from the WW2. And he… Read More
Had a great day with Jana. I only had one day to spend in Prague and she showed me the whole city (she even met me at 7am!) She was very good about catering the tour to my interests. I felt like I had...
I'm Jana Michalcová
I am licensed guide of Prague, Czech Republic and Jewish Town. I'm studied archaeologist and history lover, definitely in love with Prague.
WW2 in Prague and around
The terror of Nazi occupation, the bravery of resistance and the fate of Czech Jews.
Terezín Ghetto and Gestapo Prison Tour
Hope does not die in Terezín. Visit the former Gestapo prison and the Jewish Ghetto Terezín during the WW2.
Kutná Hora and Bone Chapel (UNESCO)
UNESCO Heritage site with the bone chapel church. Creepy? Only slightly!
Karlštejn Castle and Glass Factory
The most visited castle in the Czech Republic that holds an treasure hidden for centuries.
Český Krumlov (UNESCO), Holašovice (UNESCO) and Hluboká Castle
Let’s get back to the Renaissance era and visit the extraordinary pearl of our country - Český Krumlov.
Karlovy Vary and Moser Factory
The jewel of West Bohemia, spa paradise and the best Czech crystal factory, all of it you can find in Karlovy Vary.
What to do and not to do while in Prague? Nevertheless, keep in mind that Prague is a beautiful city full of amazing people and wonderful places to see 🙂 It’s good to know, however, what to avoid so you won’t spend more or get cheated. Need to exchange money? Since 2004 Czech Republic is a member of the European… Read More
There is no doubt Christmas is the most beloved time of the year for almost everybody. And to make this time even more precious, many of us like to travel to experience a “winter wonderland” in various parts of the world. And many of us (you) make it to Prague as well. Well, what to see in Prague on Christmas… Read More
A spa town unique in many ways, Karlovy Vary, founded by the Emperor Charles IV in 14th century, are situated about 130 km west from Prague. Though its name might not seem familiar to you, there are many reasons to pay the visit. Drink the water and heal yourself Legend has it that in the forests near contemporary Karlovy Vary, Emperor Charles IV found… Read More
Father of the Homeland, the greatest Czech, or just simply the Emperor Charles IV. Walking through Prague it is almost impossible not to “encounter” him or his legacy at least. As the Czech king and the Emperor of Holy Roman Empire, he still is an icon of Prague, Czechs and the whole country. But why? Charles was born in 1316 to John of Luxembourg… Read More
Knowing the past is sometimes a pleasant adventure. But sometimes it makes an atrocious souvenir. Both are necessary, but the latter may unveil the corners of our history when we almost lost the faith in humanity, the WW2. More than 70 years have passed since the end of this event, and there are still sites that remind us how cruel a man can be. Let's take a look on the places in the Prague vicinity that are worth visiting. All in one day. Read More