rainbow coloured prague hot air balloon over a forest and passing a castle at low level

Prague Hot Air Balloon Trip

Prague Hot Air Balloon Trip The countryside around Prague really is beautiful. I should know, I live in it. But to fully appreciate the view you should see it from above. So maybe a Prague Hot Air Balloon trip is something to consider during your stay. This is a family run company consisting of father/son … Read More

Prague Bike Tours

Prague Bike Tours This is one of a set of posts which looks at Prague Tours on Wheels so it will include bike tours, eBike tours, eScooter and Segway tours. On this post I’m going to introduce you to a selection of the various Prague bike tours available in the city. This includes short city … Read More

Getting from Prague to Cesky Krumlov

Getting from Prague to Cesky Krumlov People looking for a long day out from Prague will probably consider going from Prague to Cesky Krumlov. Cesky Krumlov was the royal seat of the Rosenberg family with their castle up on the hill and most of the town built below on the riverside in the valley. It’s … Read More

coat of arms made from bones, kutna hora all saints church, czech republic

Kutna Hora Bone Church

Kutna Hora Bone Church What’s in Kutna Hora? Once the second richest town in the kingdom you’ll be surprised at the quality of the architecture for what is really just a mid-sized provincial town. You’ll be interested in the Gothic St Barbara Cathedral, the Mint and the Church of All Saints (Bone Church/Ossuary) and organised … Read More

Getting from Prague to Budapest

Getting From Prague to Budapest Same Empire, Different Ending – It’s not unusual that if you find Prague an attractive destination then you may also plan a visit to an equally attractive European capital, Budapest. Consider at least an overnight stay or travel at night. Here are three popular options for overland travel between the … Read More

Getting from Prague to Vienna

Three Popular Ways of Getting From Prague to Vienna As nice as Prague is, people may well include it in a larger “triangle” tour including Vienna and/or Budapest so here are three options for you to get from Prague to Vienna. It can be considered as a Day Trip but it’s a long day. Staying … Read More

Terezin Memorial

Terezin Camp – National Suffering Memorial Terezin is synonymous with the control and attempted destruction of the Bohemian Community. Basically a transit camp that takes on the appearance of a ghetto, it is only a 40 minute drive from central Prague (D8 motorway exit 35 and follow the signs). Organised tours do this place as … Read More

Villa Tugendhat in Brno

Villa Tugendhat (UNESCO) – Fascinating Story In the 1920’s, Czechoslovakia was in what is now called the “First Republic”. A time of wealth, creativity and boundary-pushing. No single place in the country is a better example of this period than Villa Tugendhat in Brno. It’s the story of three people, an architect with a clear … Read More

Getting from Prague to Plzen

Getting from Prague to Plzen For people who have been to Prague before and want to explore the country then Plzen has a lot going for it. Remember that in 2015, Plzen was the European City of Culture. Let’s get it out there right now. The number one reason for people going from Prague to … Read More

Getting from Prague to Krakow

Getting From Prague to Krakow Prague is in a great location and several picturesque cities are within six hours overland travel. Krakow is one of them. This is going to be a little bit too far for a day trip and many people will combine an overnight stay in Krakow with a trip to the … Read More