A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of visiting the beautiful town of Znojmo in Moravia. We went during the classical music and wine festival (Is there a better combination?) and were blown away by an awesome private tour of one of the vineyards there. The town of Znojmo is quite picturesque indeed … More Znojmo: A model town
As part of our commitment to see more of the Czech Republic while we are here, we decided to go East this time. We had planned to visit the picturesque town of Litomyšl with it’s long narrow square. There’s no direct way to get to Litomyšl so we had to get a train to Česká Třebová and … More Česká Třebová
One of the last sights for us to see in Pardubice was the crematorium, built in the early 1920’s and designed by the architect Pavel Janak. On a beautiful sunny day the other week we managed to pay it a visit, little did I realise it’s just around the corner from where I … More Pardubice Crematorium
After the delight that was Hradec Kralove’s museum, we utilised our new found geographical knowledge to explore the rest of the old town. The diorama on the upper floor is like a giant 3D tourist map that lets you easily get your bearings and figure out what to explore next. We made our way to an interesting … More Hradec Kralove, the gift that keeps on giving.
I hate to say it but I’m finally sick of snow, and all it’s loveliness. Back home we’d get snow once every……..ooooooh…..ten years, although in recent years we’ve had some pretty nasty winters with heavy snow. But it was still a novelty, we made a snowman, messed about in it, laughed when we slipped on … More Snow place like home
The day after our evening stroll around the old town, we decided to turn left coming out of the hotel, instead of right. I know right, we are absolutely crazy mental. So down we went, but soon realised, yeah this isn’t very scenic. We soldiered on towards the river and crossed over a bridge. Found … More An afternoon stroll around Prague