Things to do in Brno, Czech Republic

Brno in the South Moravian Region is actually the second largest city in Czech Republic. But it is my understanding that it is not an extremely popular tourist destination: despite the fact that there are so many things to do in Brno, I did not see tourists crowding anywhere. Well, except the main square 😊 And people here speak more Read More

Visiting Kromeriz Castle and Gardens from Brno

Kromeriz (Kroměříž) is one of the most beautiful small towns I visited in Czech Republic. It is accessible from Prague, but it takes 4 hours to get there: this might be the reason why there are so few tourists. But the town is amazing! It has Gothic and baroque cathedrals, colourful buildings, narrow streets, but the most famous sight here Read More

Things to do in Olomouc, Czech Republic, in half a day

Olomouc is a magnificent city in the east of Czech Republic, in Moravia province. It is little known and there aren’t many tourists there. Personally, I have not heard much about it before I started googling for things to do in Olomouc. I still remember how much I regretted that I did not have more time to spend there: this Read More

A day trip from Prague to Cesky Krumlov Castle

Cesky Krumlov (Český Krumlov in Czech) is a small town in Bohemia in the south of Czech Republic: there are about 13.000 people living there now. Its history began with the construction of the castle that belonged to many wealthy families that shaped its appearance and fate. This is true especially for the Rosenberg family who ordered the construction of Read More

A day trip from Prague: what to do in Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Vary is an aesthetic pleasure to eyes, its architecture is simply stunning! I have heard about Karlovy Vary many times, mainly as a place where Russians go for medical treatment and to relax. After all, it is a spa city. So, in my child’s mind, when I did not really pay attention to the word treatment, it was a Read More

What traditional Czech food to eat in Prague

Czech cuisine is delicious and, frankly, a heaven for meat lovers 🙂 I had had just a vague idea about it before I visited Prague, and while in the country, I learned additional facts about traditional Czech food. For example, a guy on a bus to Karlovy Vary explained me the difference between svickova and goulash. I found out about Read More