Czechia

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 […]

Prague when it snows

This was my first time in Prague. I chose to visit the capital of the Czech Republic during winter, in late December and again in early January. Why I hear you ask? Christmas markets and snow! Yes, I hoped for snow. I went looking for it. As a South African, snow is an oddity. Before […]

Kutna Hora day trip from Prague

Eighty kilometers east of Prague is the medieval city of Kutna Hora. Known for its silver mines, this once thriving city used to be the leading producer of silver in Europe. Today, Kutna Hora has no more silver left, but it has a famous ossuary. You should definitely visit the city if you can manage […]