Míša, Prague transplant from Moravia, has been calling the capital city her home for 15 years now. A self-proclaimed history lover, Míša is good at finding the beauty in all things and is always quick with a laugh. She’s probably unmatched on our team when it comes to knowing the local foodie scene, and thanks to her great organizational skills, you can be sure she’ll help you plan your stay in Prague like no other. Guiding is her life, which you may easily tell from her raving five-star reviews on Tripadvisor – in 2016 she was even nominated among top five guides of all the Urban Adventures family worldwide.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? Střelecký ostrov, Náplavka, Bike path through Trója, Kampa Island… anywhere close to the Vltava river. I’ve always loved water and Vltava has simply magical effect on me. I love to be near it and absorb its energy.
What is your dream destination? Brazil with its endless beaches and passionate people, Columbia with its mountains and rainforests & Alaska with its wilderness. One day, I’ll visit them all.
Tereza is a devoted mum, who loves to learn new things and grow as a person. Sharing her passion for Prague and its charms among people from different cultures is not only her full-time job but also a lifetime hobby. Apart from that, she likes to be surrounded by nature, to jog, meditate, dance, laugh… simply to enjoy life to its fullest. Supernatural power: Tereza has an extraordinary sweet tooth and she knows all the great places around Prague to satisfy this craving.
Watch out, Tereza is in possession of the secret recipe for a sweet life – every night she writes down at least 3 things that made her happy that day.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? Letná Park – one of the most beautiful parks in Prague that includes a lovely beer garden with a stunning view of the city. It is perfect for a beer after jogging.
What is your dream destination? Spain! I love the sea surrounding this country, its numerous beaches, culture, people, food, wine, cheese, language, flamenco… I love it all and I love to dance to Spanish songs with my little daughter.
Lukáš is a semi-professional beer drinker, food lover, passionate traveller, forever student & life wanderer. He is originally from the small town of Česká Třebová, which is known as one of the main railway junctions of Central Europe. In 2010 Lukáš hopped on a train to Prague to start his university career and stayed in the beautiful Czech capital until today. If you don’t see him leading a Beer or Food tour, he is exploring new breweries and restaurants around the city or discovering the delights of other cultures by joining Urban Adventures tours all around the world.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? Definitely the park Riegrovy Sady with its unbeatable view of the Prague Castle, especially at night. You will meet many people there in the summer, just chilling on blankets with a bottle of wine or beer.
What is your dream destination? “It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey!” – My dream is to accomplish the world’s longest possible journey by train, starting at South-Western point of Europe and going all the way through Europe and Asia to South-East Asia without using any other means of transport.
Mark comes from the city of New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz, great seafood, and a very friendly atmosphere. He always wanted to move to Europe and when he discovered Prague, he fell in love with the city. Mark used to play music for a living for a number of years but now he is a magician by trade. He has been in the tour industry for many years. His love for history is given an outlet as a tour guide since he is constantly learning new information and wanting to add it to his tour.
Once every week or two, Mark picks a random direction and takes a tram in that direction. He gets off the tram in various places to see what is there. Sometimes he takes a notebook to write down questions about these places and in this way he learns about the area.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? On the corner of Lazarská and Spalená in New Town is one of the best gyros I have ever had. The people are friendly, though it is only take-away. Also the Charles University coffee shop in Celetna is a great little place to have a coffee and read. These are the kind of places I like to find. But I will say for me the most amazing place in Prague is no doubt the Castle. I go about once every couple of months and take the tours. There is too much to learn and see to get it all in the first try.
Tomáš is an experienced beer lover and pianist. He has been discovering Prague’s pubs and bars since 2012, when he moved here from a small town in the eastern part of Bohemia. Beer, sport, and music are his greatest passions. He is a big fan of the oldest football club in the Czech Republic – Slavia Praha. Tomáš grew up in a family of musicians, himself playing the piano, guitar, and harmonica. What to expect from him on tours? Fun as the highest value, locals’ input, explanation of Czech beer culture, and much, much more!
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? The former seat of Czech kings – Vyšehrad. It’s one of the most romantic and beautiful places in Prague.
What is your dream destination? The place way up north, full of gold miners and amazing nature, called Alaska.
Pavla loves history, architecture, and Prague, with the last being a perfect combination of the first two. Chocolate and cakes are also her big passions. Good for her that the job of a tour guide involves so much walking! The indispensable component of Pavla’s life is an afternoon cup of coffee (with a cake, of course!). Without it, she gets insane. Whenever she feels the need for some relaxation, Pavla hides in the garden and attends on her crops. She is also a devoted mom of the two most intelligent, beautiful, ingenious, cute,… children. What a busy life!
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? Vinohrady neighbourhood! Replete with picturesque villas, this part of town used to be the home of many great artists at the beginning of the 20t century. It was them, among others, who made Prague as beautiful as we know it today.
What is your dream destination? French Polynesia, the heaven on the Earth!
Originally from Slovenia, Saša devoted his youth to the study of classical trumpet. It was only later that he discovered his passion for history and decided to share it with others. He moved to Prague in 2011 and became a tour guide. In his free time, Saša likes to explore new parts of the world (on a bike, if possible) and learn about local culture. As a true foodie, he is not afraid to try unusual and bizarre-looking foods. In 2018, Saša earned the title of the best guide of the year for the whole Urban Adventure family!
Saša’s motto is “Be nice to others, and others will be nice to you.”
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? I really enjoy the beautiful views of Prague from the Vítkov Hill. It is usually very quiet there, for most people prefer the Prague Castle or Petřín. In addition, there is a cool café on the roof of the Museum of communism with the best honey cake in the city!
What is your dream destination? There is no number-one destination on my list. I love to travel all around the world and to discover new places, their culture and especially their cuisine.
Nikola grew up in the beautiful, hilly landscape of Moravian Wallachia. She moved to Prague in 2006 in order to study art history together with social and mass communication. Working in the travel industry is her lifetime passion. Nikola is fascinated by Prague as she always says it is the city itself which makes half of the success in her tours. Nikola is a true history buff and a food enthusiast. No newly opened restaurant or café in the city will escape her close inspection.
If you happen to have Nikola on your tour, you are sure to get the best tips and recommendations for places to eat. She believes that in order to truly explore a certain place, you have to experience it with all your senses.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why?Lesser Town is my number one choice! There is so many amazing things to do: you can feed swans near the Charles Bridge, leave your initials on the John Lennon’s Wall, walk through the narrow streets towards the Prague Castle, or explore one of the charming gardens, such as the Vrtba Garden.
What is your dream destination? I am fascinated by the Pacific Crest Trail for its diversity. However, it is a very demanding trail and maybe it will forever remain just a dream. But who knows!
Michaela is a professional certified tour guide of Prague and Czech Republic. She was born in Ukrainian-Bulgarian family and has been living in Prague for 7 years. She is fascinated by Czech history, architecture, art, and also by the modern local lifestyle and mentality. Michaela loves to share her knowledge, interests, and observations about this unique country with her clients during pleasant long walks in the charming historical centre of Prague, full of hidden symbols, legends and vivid reminders of dramatic historical events.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? My favourite places in Prague are Malá Strana, Kampa Island, and the neighbourhood of Vinohrady (Prague 2 district). The first two are peaceful, romantic, historical and absolutely charming, while the third one offers a variety of interesting cafés, pubs, and restaurants in an authentic residential area.
What is your dream destination? Spain has always been my dream destination, as well as all the countries of South America. I have been involved in the studies of the Hispanic world from the age of 13. Spanish language is my passion, as well as their music, culture, cuisine, and history. I’ve been living in Spain for a year and it is my ultimate dream to visit South America as well.
Petr joined the team of Prague Urban Adventures in July 2017. Apart from giving tours, he is currently pursuing a degree in computer science and working as a part-time programmer. However, Petr is very far from the stereotypical picture of an IT person who never leaves the screen of his computer. He loves to learn new languages (he is able to speak 4 so far, but working on a 5th one) and to try different kinds of beers.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? I like to spend my evenings in a pub called Kulový Blesk. There is not only a great beer on tap but also very friendly staff and a truly amazing atmosphere.
What is your dream destination? Japan – a country, the culture of which is so much different from everything you can find here. That it precisely what makes me curious.
Jirka comes from the city of Pilsen, the birthplace of the world-renowned Pilsner beer. As a true native, he loves beer very much. But not only beer! Jirka is passionate about history and will talk about it for hours. Especially when it comes to churches, which is his favourite topic, for Jirka is an active Catholic. After his tours, he likes to take a swim or ride a bike around the lake near his home. In the winter, you might see Jirka skiing in the mountains or travelling in South America, the destination he always loves to come back to.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? I like the Lesser Town, especially for its narrow streets, unknown to the tourists and ultimately peaceful in the evenings.
What is your dream destination? My heart belongs to South America! I work hard during the year so that I can visit different country every winter. Hasta luego!
Tom is a passionate traveller who loves to learn about different cultures, but he is also always happy to come back to Prague. The more he has seen of the outside world, the more he appreciates his hometown. You will come across Tom riding on his bike, hiking in the mountains, or reading on his couch. From his interests he would mention history, architecture, politics, Monty Python’s Flying Circus, almond butter, fluffy clouds, and afternoon naps.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? Vrtba Garden! It is a baroque jewel, well hidden in the picturesque district of the Lesser Town. It offers not only an aesthetic experience but a great view of the city as well.
What is your dream destination? Kolkata in India, for its incredible demonstration of humanity and kindness.
There is only one word that describes this crazy lady with Polish origins: bubbly. Amongst her friends she is known for her absolutely spot-on baking skills and passion for languages. Years spent in Prague also resulted in her love for beer – it’s only fair to mention that she has run a microbrewery for a brief moment within her career. When she’s not researching new pubs and restaurants, you will find her either in one of Prague’s karaoke venues, or at home with a cup of tea and a good book.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? My favourite place in Prague is the district of Bubeneč in Prague 6 – I love the local architecture, close proximity to nature, and the people I encounter there.
What is your dream destination? Still looking for one. But if you ask me about my go-to getaway spot, the answer would definitely be: a cabin by the lake.
Jana is an adventurer whose mission is to discover the hidden gems of all the places she visits. She loves nature, outdoor activities, horses, and wilderness on the one hand, but also her second home – Prague. With all its cute cafés, bars, theaters, parks, and much more, the metropolis makes up for any deficiencies. Jana has the special ability of talking for hours about everything and nothing, but never without a good beer or coffee! When she needs to relax, yoga is her number one choice.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? I cannot resist the historical center of the city, especially after sunset. While strolling through its beautiful streets, the genius loci of the place touches you so deeply, that you will keep coming back again and again.
What is your dream destination? Any kind of destination with good food and nice people around.
Eliška is a professional dental hygienist with a loud laugh and fine taste in music. She enjoys going out for a beer (that’s how you can tell a true Czech person), dancing, and conversing in English and Spanish. She has a deep interest in Latin American countries, their cultures, languages, music, and food. As an incurable night owl, Eliška can be found hanging out in either of the cool bars around Prague with nice music and good beer on tap.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? Letná Park, with its far-reaching beer garden, amazing views, and the chilled-out spot near the Prague Metronome.
What is your dream destination? Peru, especially the citadel of Machu Picchu, and Colombia, where I could dance salsa to all day, every day.
Jiri comes from a small town in the south-eastern part of the Czech Republic called Havlíčkův Brod. Since 1992, he has lived in Prague where he opened an art gallery in 2003. It’s called Gallery Jiri Stastny and it is to be found in the Lesser Town. Jiri likes to use this space for his own paintings of Prague sceneries. At the same time, he considers himself a very sociable person with a special interest in beer culture. That’s how he came to associate with Prague Urban Adventures.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why?Lesser Town, especially the area around Charles Bridge where I know everybody and feel truly at home.
What is your dream destination? Any country with an access to the ocean. Since I always lived in a landlocked country, I really miss seeing the seaside.
The second Jana in our team was born in the Czech part of Silesia and moved to Prague for university 11 years ago. She enjoys travelling more than anything else, especially to places with beautiful nature, where she can go hiking, backpacking, biking or skiing. It was for her advanced Alpine ski skills that she acquired the nickname Janica (after the Croatian skier Janica Kostelić) from her high school friends. She likes cooking and baking for her family and friends… actually, she just loves food in general.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? I like walking around the Castle District, especially the little neighbourhood called Nový Svět. In the summer, I enjoy picnics with my friends on Střelecký Island or in Letná Park.
What is your dream destination? Patagonia and New Zealand.
Dita comes from Karlovy Vary, an exquisite spa town in the North of the country and the birthplace of our famous herbal liqueur Becherovka. She fell in love with Prague during her university studies and has called it her home for the last 20 years. Besides being a number one fan of her kids, she loves movies, music, traveling, and relaxing in the cafés of Prague and all of the local pubs with good food and beer. Her job in the Prague Urban Adventures team is a great combination of Dita’s unyielding devotion to the Czech beer culture and her predilection for meeting new people.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? All the areas surrounding the Vltava river! I love the unique vibe of the riverfront and the views one gets while strolling along.
What is your dream destination? California, Mauritius, and the Spanish island of Fuerteventura – all of those amazing beaches, great food, nice people, and the overall spirit.
Vojta is originally from the beautiful industrial city of Ostrava and now works in Prague as an electrical engineer. He used to travel and work abroad (in Norway, New Zealand, Italy, and England) but ever since his little daughter was born, his life has been a bit different. And it was a pleasant change! In his free time, Vojta likes to play sports (swimming, running, and tennis), read books or try new beers. In case of bad weather, Vojta likes to roam through various galleries. He is also passionate about music, especially metal.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? I love to spend my time in Divoká Šárka or Prokopovské údolí. There is beautiful scenery, amazing views, and almost complete silence.
What is your dream destination? I have already lived in my dream destination – Norway – for a while. Next stop might be Liberland, a country with no taxes.
Lenka is from the small town of Česká Třebová, famous for its large railway station with a long history. That is one of the reasons why she is studying the logistics of transport here in Prague. You might spot some similarity between her and our guide Tomáš… yes, she is his sister! Lenka started doing beer tours based on his recommendation and also because she wanted to show that Czech girls knew perfectly well how to drink beer (and when to stop)! She loves to play the piano and she is a devoted scout – every summer, Lenka leaves Prague for a summer camp with 50 children in the beautiful nature of the Czech Republic.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? My favourite spot is the district called Vinohrady (Vineyards). I am so lucky to live here among all the beautiful architecture, large parks, and, of course, perfect beer and breweries.
What is your dream destination? Granada! Thanks to my student exchange in Málaga, I can speak very well Spanish. Granada is a small town in Spain with an easy access to the mountains of Sierra Nevada. The local palace fortress of Alhambra is just unbelievable and with every beer they serve you some tapas for free. Now, that’s a dream!
Zach was born and raised in Colorado. He is an ex-military who has a passion for history and travel, and being a tour guide is the perfect combination of the two. He is also a beer lover, so the Czech Republic was an obvious choice for him. He knows all the best pubs in Prague and loves to explore the city’s beautiful parks while running.
What is your favourite place in Prague and why? Vyšehrad, beautiful park, nice beer garden and a good place to run.
What is your dream destination? The remote island nation of Palau.