Czech Republic

When In… Prague

When In... Prague Prague is a beautiful city with amazing food, interesting history, and tons to do. Here are my top five things to do in Prague (although there are a lot more!).   Source: https://tinyurl.com/ycsyu5e5 Explore Old Town Square Old Town Square is one of the main hubs of Prague and is surrounded by various shops, ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho

The Best, Hidden Abroad Gem: Walking Tours

The Best, Hidden Abroad Gem: Walking Tours   One of the best, hidden gems that I discovered while aboard was walking tours. Although I studied in Rome, I traveled a lot on the weekends and always wanted to get to know the city I visited even more. When a friend suggested we do a walking tour, I was appalled. I would never want to be ...

by Staff, Jolie Blair , Sun Valley, Idaho

Modern Europe Historic Tour: Dresden & Prague

Modern Europe Historic Tour: Dresden & Prague Day 11: Dresden Modern Europe left Berlin today, arriving in what some know as "the Florence on the Elbe" - Dresden, Germany. After we had some time to explore the city's old town and grab some lunch, we headed for the heart of Dresden, the Frauenkirche (Church of Our Lady). Here ...

by Staff, Drew H.

Modern Civ Day 8 = Great!

We headed out early in the morning for a tram ride through the old town area to the other side of the Vltava (the Moldau) River and the Castle area. Students toured the enormous castle complex, St. Vitus Cathedral, and the center of political power in the Czech Republic. After the tour, students wandered around the medieval street behind ...

Modern Civ’s First Full Day in Prague

Our first full day in Prague was a full day indeed. We walked around Wenceslas Square (named now for the last president, Vaclav Havel), the area that witnessed both the Prague Spring in 1968 and the Velvet Revolution in 1989. Today the street is a mixture of shops, outdoor food booths, and events (that day, a European street basketball ...