Berlin’s Olympic Stadium

Located on the outskirts of the capital city, Berlin’s Olympic Stadium was originally built for the 1936 Summer Olympics. These Olympic games took places during Hitler’s reign over Germany, making them one of the most infamous Olympics in history. Overtaken by Hitler, the games were mostly used for Nazi propaganda purposes. Because of this, the stadium and the park surrounding it today now have a very eerie and desolate feel. Though the stadium is now used as the home to Berlin’s Hertha BSC Football Team, it is still a major reminder of Germany’s Third Reich and the horrifying history behind it. To kickoff my Berlin series on my blog, throughout this post I’ll be writing all about this stadium, with info on its main sites, history, and significance.

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The Perfect Day in Prague: A One Day Itinerary

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is one of Europe’s most visited cities. From its rocky yet rich history to its hundreds of handsome buildings, there are many reasons (some obvious, some less well known) that nearly fifteen million people travel to Prague each year. The city’s Prague Castle pulls history lovers, its Charles Bridge captivates in photographers, its Old Town Square attracts explorers, and finally its Dancing House draws in architecture enthusiasts. With so many iconic and interesting attractions to see throughout the city, it can be hard to plan out how to spend your time there well. So, to help any of you who only have a quick day to spend in Prague, in this post I’ll be giving you the ultimate one day itinerary to the Golden City.

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The City of a Hundred Spires: A Guide to Prague, Czech Republic

With its beautiful bridges, charming castle, and spry squares, the Czech Republic’s Prague is one of Europe’s most magical cities. Prague is known for its Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, and Old Town Square, all incredibly historic and stunning spots throughout the city. Nicknamed the Golden City of a Hundred Spires, Prague is the historic capital of the state of Bohemia and the current capital of the Czech Republic. In this post I’ll be writing the ultimate guide to this charming Czech town, with info on transportation, accommodation, and attractions in the city. 

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Prague’s Jewish Museum

Made up of six sites spread throughout Prague’s Jewish Town, including four synagogues and a cemetery, the Jewish Museum in Prague is one of the Czech Republic’s most powerful museums. The museum highlights the history of both Czech and International Jews, through some of the most important and well known Jewish buildings in Prague.  Established in 1906, the Jewish Museum of Prague has gone through quite a few rocky patches, from the Nazis to the Communists, but has survived to this day and is one of the cities most visited museums. I spent an afternoon in Prague’s Jewish Town exploring all of the sites that make up the museum back in January, and in this post I’ll be writing all about it!

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Prague Castle

Located in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, Prague Castle is the largest ancient castle in the entire world. It has over a thousand years of history behind it, with its beginnings leading all the way back to the 9th century. Made up of 70,000 square metres of an assortment of palaces, churches, and gardens, this castle complex is collectively known as Prague Castle. Home to the nation’s president, largest cathedral, and one of its oldest churches, Prague Castle pretty much has it all! To start off my Prague series here on my blog, today I’ll be sharing with you the ultimate guide to Prague Castle, with info on everything you’d ever need to know about the astonishing attraction.

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