The Grave of Franz Kafka and New Jewish Cemetery

At the grave of Franz Kafka, a beautiful jewish cemetery, overgrown and filled with plant life, girls must have their shoulders covered and guys must wear a hat, they have (kippah's) at the entrance to put on. Franz Kafka's grave is located at the New Jewish Cemetery which was established in 1891. The cemetery is free to [...]

Fringe festival

Fringe Festival is a large performance festival we attended in Prague. It happens all of the world, they have one here in Chicago. In Prague it happens every summer, so right on time for when we were there.  The Fringe Festival is based off the model of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, which is the worlds largest [...]


One of our teachers who had been hosting yoga in the parks in the morning offered to take us to Vyšehrad.  Vyšehrad includes a huge park that our teacher wanted us to do yoga in but she also wanted to show us the birthplace of Prague. We saw a couple wedding processions at the St. Peter and St. [...]


While wandering around Prague occasionally you'll smell something sweet. Most likely it's a trdelník. Trdelník's  are probably one of the things I miss most about Prague. It's traditionally from Hungary and was brought over from Transylvania. A trdelník is a rolled pastry. Dough is wrapped around a stick and cooked over a fire while spinning slowly [...]

United Islands of Prague

United Islands is a huge free international music festival in Prague with stages on different islands throughout the Vlatava river. The event is super popular and pulls in a huge crowd of people from around Europe. It started rather late in our trip to Prague and so on our last days we would gather and [...]