Tag: Czech Republic

In Search Of Castles And Historical Towns In Moravia

Poland and Czech Republic. We’ve visited both of them for their world-famous historical cities for the first time. Krakow and Prague. We were blown away. Yet we didn’t really know other places worth visiting in these countries. Maybe Warsaw, the capital of Poland? So we ended up doing a road trip this spring and visited…
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Our Best Christmas Market Moments Of 2017

Christmas markets are the best attractions to experience in Europe if you visit in December. They have a long tradition in most of the countries and visiting them means seeing wonderful European old towns dressed up in Christmas lights. They feel like a month long street festival. They smell like mulled wine and chimney cake.…
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Greetings From The Middle Ages: Bouzov Castle

After our road trip through Moravia we got to the conclusion that the Czech Republic has the most fabulous castles in Eastern Europe! Royal castles, majestic noble homes, seats of bishops and knights – they all have their own atmosphere and stories and they all amazed us inside and out. And Bouzov Castle is one…
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Kroměříž, The Unpronounceable Gem Of Moravia

Moravia, the southern region of the Czech Republic was a place we wanted to explore. Why? Because we knew nothing about it. That’s always a good enough reason and in this case, we had another good one: it’s so close to Budapest where we live. We’ve already told you about the fairy tale castle of…
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Chasing Fairy Tales In Moravia: Lednice Castle

Visiting the Loire Valley in France last year spoiled us with a bunch of breathtaking castles. It’s not so easy to knock us off our feet anymore. Nor we have expected it to happen in Eastern Europe as most of the castles there are rather fortresses or ruins of fortresses that are built to be…
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[Video post] Castle Hunt In Moravia, Czech Republic

Do you love castles as much as we do? Let’s get into the car and head down the narrow country roads of Moravia. Don’t get too distracted by the millions of vivid red poppies that cover the landscape in early summer because astonishing castles are waiting for you. It’s really just a little bit of…
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Monthly Recap: June 2017

By June snow is already melted and trails are open in the high mountains. Alpine meadows are carpeted with millions of blooming wildflowers. Also, the flowerbeds in city parks and castle gardens are in their glory. And the temperature reaches that level what is already called beach weather. I mean ideally. (And I mean the…
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The Nicest Lamps From Our Travels

Sometimes I’m wondering whether it’s a strange thing to take photos of street lamps. I do it all the times for sure and I just can’t stop. They belong to the atmosphere of magical cities and small towns to me. And there’s something about a street which is lightened up by old style lamps. It’s…
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Architecture Highlights: St Vitus Cathedral, Prague

Prague amazed us with its stunning architecture! Walking on the charming little streets of the Old Town was like walking in a fairytale and the castle and Prague’s several giant churches impressed us not only with their size, but also with their style. And the most impressive was St Vitus Cathedral. It’s the biggest and…
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