Prague on Tap

by Allie Moore

Jun 1, 2017
June 2017

MEDIEVAL BRIDGES, sky-kissing spires and some of the cheapest beer in Europe are just a few distinct details that make Prague a fanciful playground come nightfall. The Czech capital was once considered the (unofficial) Paris of Eastern Europe, but recently Prague has come into its own, drawing hordes to its cobblestone streets, underground pubs and unparalleled character.

The affordability of the city’s entertainment makes it easy to stretch a few Czech korunas for a hearty meal and a handful of Pilsner Urquell beers. Begin an enchanting evening in Prague’s Old Town (Stare Mesto) where the main square sizzles with activity at all hours. Fill up on a plate of dumplings and traditional Czech sausage (talián), washed down with $2 beers at Pub U Zeleného Stromu, a Bohemian restaurant with a floral patio garden.

Beer in Prague


For a more sophisticated sit-down supper, head a few blocks west to Bellevue, a French fine-dining spot with views of the Vltava River. Post-dinner coffee (or cocktails) can be found down the street at the LGBTQ hot spot Q Café. A rousing night begins at the one and only Chapeau Rouge, a three-story bar with live music, DJs and enough dancing to last through the night.

Stroll to the opposite side of the Vltava River by way of the 14th-century Charles Bridge, a spectacle in itself that begins and ends with arched gateways and is flanked by saintly statues. The hilltop Prague Castle, an eminent staple in Prague’s pristine skyline, notably marks the west side of the river. Downhill toward the river lies Prague’s Little Quarter, or Malá Strana, a Baroque heaven where the Lennon Wall and grass-covered Petrin Hill reside. Once a haven for German immigrants, the neighborhood is home to Prague’s largest beer hall, Baráčnická rychta.

Cap off the night with the best of both worlds: beers and baths. Prague’s love for beer extends to all areas of the service industry, even within the walls of the city’s spas. Old Town’s Bernard Beer Spa maintains a centuries-old tradition of soaking in beer-filled barrel tubs, providing multiple benefits for body and mind. Hop oils help open pores, facilitate circulation and moisturize the hair and skin, a welcome indulgence after an evening of gluttony.


FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

Oct 20, 2019

PHL Receives Grant for SEPTA Improvement

Philadelphia International Airport received two grants from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for platform improvements at SEPTA’s Airport Regional Rail Line stops.

TAP Air Portugal Adds 15 Flights Each Week From U.S., Canada

TAP Air Portugal is adding 15 new weekly flights from the United States and Canada by summer 2020,  a new record for the carrier of 71 weekly flights between North America and Portugal.

Oct 20, 2019

Lyft Trials Car Rental Service

Lyft is looking to get into the car rental business. The ride-hailing company is testing the service in three California cities: San Francisco, Los Angeles and Oakland.

Oct 20, 2019

Six Senses Opens on the Bosphorus Strait

Six Senses Kocataş Mansions opened late last month along the Bosphorus Strait. The property is housed within two restored, Ottoman-era mansions in Istanbul. The resort’s urban decor incorporates architectural features and artifacts from the mansions.

Mexico awaits you!

Get to know Mexico with ONE FREE NIGHT With Fiesta Americana Get to know Mexico with the largest hotel company in the country, offering more than 185 options in the best city and resort destinations. Book at any of our hotels with the best available rate at the time of booking and get one night free.

Oct 20, 2019

New Cruise Line Docks in Tampa

MSC Cruises, the world’s fastest-growing and fourth-largest cruise line, launches cruises from Tampa Nov. 11, 2020. MSC Armonia will sail from Tampa to the Caribbean, Mexico and the Bahamas.

Oct 18, 2019

IHG Signs New InterContinental Property in Saudi Arabia

InterContinental Hotels Group expands its footprint in Saudi Arabia with plans for the new InterContinental Durrat Al Riyadh. The property opens in 2020, a short drive from King Khalid International Airport. The property is also near King Abdullah Financial District and many luxury shopping options.

Your Home Away From Home

Experience a big-city hotel stay that doesn’t feel like your typical urban visit at Chicago’s Claridge House, nestled in the sought-after Gold Coast neighborhood. The hotel’s sophisticated décor and serene residential ambience foster the atmosphere of an oasis amid the hustle and bustle of a busy metropolis.

Oct 18, 2019

Heathrow Project Would Turn Waste Into Furniture, Uniforms

Heathrow Airport is testing new technology that could help recycle all of its plastic waste into uniforms and furniture.