Czech Republic

15 photos to inspire you to visit Mt. Praděd and the Slezská Harta Dam

The Jeseníky Mountains, located in eastern part of the Czech Republic close to the Polish border, is a paradise for adrenaline junkies and nature lovers. I lean more towards the latter. Give me mountains, forests, rivers, animals and hiking trails and I’m in my happy place. That’s not to say that I don’t enjoy a […]

My stay at the Travel Hostel in Český Krumlov

If you pick hostels solely based on their locations, it doesn’t get much better than the Travel Hostel in Český Krumlov. Located right in the heart of this picturesque town, the Travel Hostel is only minutes away on foot from the main square and the castle. But there’s much more to this hostel than its […]

Where to find the best street art in Ostrava

One of the many reasons I like Ostrava is the incredible street art. For those of you who might not know, Ostrava lies east of Prague close to the Polish border and is the capital of the Moravian-Silesian Region of the Czech Republic. It’s an important industrial centre and known for coal-mining and iron works. For […]

Český Krumlov in 25 photos

The moment my feet hit the cobblestone streets of Český Krumlov, I knew I was going to fall in love with this medieval town. How could I not? With colourful buildings, a magnificent Castle complex, (the second largest in the Czech Republic btw), picturesque panoramas around every corner and the meandering Vltava River, what’s not to love? […]

Eating at Laibon in Český Krumlov

Straight up, being a vegetarian or vegan in the Czech Republic is difficult. You will struggle to find a decent place to eat. There will always be at least one vegetarian dish on the menu (usually the deep-fried cheese with salad or chips) at any given restaurant or pub, but you’ll definitely not be spoilt […]

Visiting my first cat café in Ostrava, Czech Republic

There are two kinds of people: dog people and cat people. I’m totally one of the latter, a cat person! Don’t get me wrong, I love dogs. I’m the owner of the most adorable and loveable husky ever. But I would still describe myself as a cat person. Because my husband is allergic to cats, […]

My stay at the Best Western Kinsky Gardens, Prague

Prague is one of a handful of European capitals where you can stay in an affordable 4* hotel. So this is exactly what I did by booking a room at the Best Western Kinsky Gardens. Location The hotel is located across the river from the Old Town Square in the Mala Strana Quarter. The Charles […]

The best Christmas Markets in Central Europe

The festive season in Europe is MAGICAL. Why? In my opinion, Christmas markets. Yes, snow is awesome too. But for me, it’s the festive decorations and Christmas markets that make Europe magical and gets me into the holiday spirit. Below I list the best Christmas markets in Central Europe. Prague Prague in itself is a […]

Staying at Hostel Florenc in Prague

Hostel Florenc is, as the name suggests, conveniently located right around the corner from the Florenc bus station. The beautiful Old Town Square of Prague is only 20 minutes away on foot. This is a great place to stay if you want to explore Prague! When I arrived Even though I arrived after 10 pm, […]

The cheapest way to travel around Central Europe

Winter is just around the corner and what better time of the year to explore Central Europe than during the Christmas Season. Why? Markets. Lights. Snow. Gluhwein. Central European capitals transform into white Winter Wonderlands. Last year, as I was planning my trip to Czechia, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, and Poland, I was searching for the […]

Staying at the Gardencourt by Marriott Prague Airport

Catching an early morning flight from Vaclav Havel Airport just outside Prague? Consider spending the night before your flight in the 4* Gardencourt by Marriott just opposite Terminal 1. When I arrived Check in was painless and easy. If you don’t already have a Marriott Rewards card, one will be issued to you free of […]

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