Welcome to the Rock

It’s a strange place to visit, old Alcatraz. Given what it was, it really shouldn’t be a tourist destination. And yet, millions of people go there every year to ooh and aah at the former homes of murderers, rapists and hardcore criminals. Hell, if you’re “lucky”, you can even have a chat with a former … More Welcome to the Rock

Bijou Bajer

bijou /ˈbiːʒuː/ Meaning “small but elegant and tasteful” If you’re in the mood for a Cafe Bajer coffee in Pardubice you’re somewhat spoiled for choice with a selection of two cafes to choose from. The first cafe which I talked about in the previous post has a younger sibling right next to the Green Tower by The Old … More Bijou Bajer

Wine tasting in Znojmo

  Apologies for the delay in posting anything new for a while, been very busy with work…..and…..ummmm….catching up on Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones…… Tisk tisk tisk bad James, get blogging! Right well let’s take another trip to Znojmo shall we? This post is about our first night in the beautiful Moravian town of … More Wine tasting in Znojmo

Litomyšl

Following on from the last post where we enjoyed an extended stay in Česká Třebová, we made our way to the bus-stop outside the train station and departed for Litomyšl. We past through a number of smaller towns, nestled amongst the undulating farmlands and thick forests of this part of the Pardubice region. Quite a few passengers … More Litomyšl