Category Archives: Czech Republic

The Perfect Prague Weekend – What to Do in Prague in 2 Days

Perfect Itinerary for Weekend Getaway to Prague

Prague, Czech Republic, is possibly the most beautifully preserved medieval city in all of Europe. The towers and spires lining the skyline, the massive Prague Castle overlooking the town, and the statue lined bridges will transport you back to an earlier age. Of course, the famous Bohemian spirit coupled with some of the best beer […]

What To Do In Kutna Hora – The Sedlec Bone Church

Halloween Travel -The Sedlec Bone Church in Czechia

Interested in the macabre?  Like a good haunted house?  Maybe you are looking for someplace to travel with a Halloween theme. If so, then the Sedlec Ossuary, or Bone Church, located near the UNESCO city of Kutna Hora in the Czech Republic is the place to go. This church displays the remains of over 40,000 individuals! […]

Prague at Night – The Spark is Back

Prague at Night

As you read last week, we were heading to Prague for the weekend with a mixture of excitement and anxiety. Prague is an incredibly beautiful city with it’s towers and spires piercing the skyline, and, of course, the food and beer in the Czech Republic is legendary. At the same time, we knew there were […]

Brno – A Weekender’s Guide

Brno Weekender's Guide

Brno is the Czech Republic’s second largest city after Prague, and, for those of you who have been to Prague, a welcome escape from the bustling bus tours and sightseeing  hordes found in the capital city. Don’t get me wrong, I love Prague with it’s romantic bridges, medieval towers and spires, and large city amenities. […]

A Romantic Lunch in the Resplendent Telc

A Romantic Lunch in the Resplendent Telč

What do you do on a cold, wintry gray day and you want to add some color to your day? You drive a few hours, into the Czech Republic, and go to a beautiful pastel-colored town filled with houses that could double as any petit four with the white filigree trim. The Romantic City of […]

Pilsner Urquell Brewery Tour – Czech Republic

Pilsen Beer Factory Tour

Living in Germany, we definitely get our fill of the golden nectar. Here you can find beer in so many varieties and styles that you your mind will be left reeling by all of the choices even before you’ve had anything to drink! But no matter where you are in the world, chances are pretty […]

Real Men Love Beer Spas!

Real Men Love Beer Spas

Living near the border of the Czech Republic we have the opportunity to visit and explore western Czech on a regular basis. We’ve come up with the perfect weekend in Prague, taken the waters in Karlovy Vary, and just meandered around the farming villages and countryside during the fall, even going to a great folk festival one […]

Ride of the Kings Vlcnov

Ride of the Kings Vlčnov

Colorful costumes, brightly decorated horses, and angry-seeming young men yelling greeted us as we walked into the center of Vlcnov, a small town in Slovacko, Czech Republic. Right away, we were accosted by a colorful man riding a horse decorated in streamers and ribbons. Red-faced, he bellowed out some Czech phrases which we found out later […]

UNESCO World Heritage Site – Holasovice

Holašovice

The Czech world heritage site of Holasovice is a quaint, quiet little village in southern Bohemia. Conveniently located between two fantastic Bohemian cities, České Budějovice and Český Krumlov, we visited Holasovice on a sunny fall morning. The leaves were just starting to turn yellow, and the whole village was peaceful and welcoming. Our first stop […]

Vignette – A Must Have for Driving in (Parts of) Europe

Vignette

Driving down the autobahn can be a freeing sensation, especially when you get to one of those few open stretches with no speed limits. But you won’t get that experience in many other countries then Germany. France and Italy, for example, both have speed limits and worse, the dreaded toll booth. It’s bad enough having […]

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