Prague

Modern Europe Highlights

With some of Europe’s greatest cities on our itinerary this program will be an unforgettable journey. We want to make sure each day is an opportunity for you to learn about, explore, and experience the local culture in its many forms, from monuments and museums to concerts and cuisine. For more information please visit Modern Europe ...

Unusual Museums Worth Your While On a Visit to Prague

Unusual Museums Worth Your While On a Visit to Prague     Prague, like most major cities in Europe, has numerous public museums in both art and history that are worth seeing. The National Museum with its exhibits on natural history and the Technical Museum just for starters! These and many others are rate a trip out if you ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

Best Outsider Art in Prague: The “Magical Cavern”

Best Outsider Art in Prague: The “Magical Cavern” Petrin Hillside Park in central Prague, just west of the river, has a beautiful view of the city from above. It’s is a lovely place to go for a walk when the weather is nice -- there’s a monastery with brewery and library attached, Petrin Tower and the funicular leading to it, and ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

The Best Restaurant in Prague and What to Eat There

The Best Restaurant in Prague and What to Eat There:     Prague is an enormous, bustling metropolis with pockets of history and culture that you can see in the very architecture and shops surrounding you. It’s a city that, as of 2015, contained 1.259 restaurants. So it would be presumptuous to claim that I know the best ...

by Staff, Anthea Mitchell

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

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.

Expectations Surpassed!!!

Today we saw the most amazing view of Prague from the castle! The following photos sum up how great our experiences in Prague have been: [caption id="attachment_1659" align="alignnone" width="614"] Cemetery for the Czech Jews that died in the Holocaust. About 10,000 are buried in such a small area.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_1658" ...

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 ...

Aufwiedersehen, Berlin – Ahoj Prague!

On day six, Modern Europe students bid Germany "aufwiedersehen" and embarked on a journey to our next stop: Prague. After a short puddle jump to Amsterdam, we landed in Prague in the afternoon and checked into our hotel, a short walk from the main historical center of lovely Prague. Leaving behind the rainy weather of Berlin, Prague greeted ...