Travelling the Czech Republic conjures up images of Prague’s spire-topped streets stuffed to the brim with tourists navigating its narrow alleys in hunt for Bohemian beer and hidden absinthe bars. However, a couple of hours down south by train in the region known as Moravia, the Czech Republic’s second city, Brno, and nearby beauty Olomouc are frequently overlooked. An antidote to Prague’s crowds, the streets of Moravia’s historic cities empty into pleasant solitude.
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December 5, 2014
In a city where the history is almost palpable, it comes as no surprise that there are myriad ways to experience its rich culture.
December 3, 2014
Located in southern Bohemia, the historic town of Český Krumlov makes an ideal side trip from Prague. As one of the country’s biggest tourist attractions, there’s plenty to keep sightseers busy for a day or two in this lovely spot sandwiched between the meanders of the River Vltava. Here are the top five sights in Cesky Krumlov.
November 5, 2014
Prague has garnered itself something of a reputation for its nightlife, especially in the Old Town and around Charles Bridge, where it has become known as a weekend destination popular with European stag parties. However, it is easy to escape any rowdy elements; the nightlife of Prague is not all about beer and late-night clubbing in Wenceslas Square.
October 22, 2014
The Czech Republic, a small country in the heart of Europe, offers an astonishing variety of natural wonders. Surrounded by a ring of bordering mountains, the well-preserved towns are so enchanting, that when you visit you’ll feel as if you’ve stepped into a fairytale.
October 8, 2014
During World War Two, Terezín was the largest of a raft of concentration camps constructed by the Nazi Germans to incarcerate Jews from across Europe. Visiting Terezin Concentration Camp makes an educational if unsettling day trip from Prague.