Tag Archives: Czech Republic

Astronomical Clock, Prague, October 2019

Friday Photo – The Astronomical Clock, Prague

Charles Bridge & Prague Castle, October 2007

Praise for Prague

I first visited Prague in 1992 on the tail end of my third and final interrail trip. It was love at first sight, never before had I ever been so smitten by a place. The rattling old trams up to the castle, the amazing views across the rooftops down to the serene Vltava River and […]

Prague Castle & River Vltava, October 2019

Monday Morning Blues – Prague Castle

One of my favourite views in the world to brighten this wet Monday morning in the UK.

Old Town Square, Prague

I first visited Prague in 1992 when it was the capital of Czechoslovakia, you could only book accommodation through State run Cedok and Communism & Revolution were still very fresh in the memories. Fast forward half my lifetime and I am back in the city that grabbed me like no other on my first visit. […]

Euro 2016 Day 12

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Euro 2016 Day 8

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On The Beaten Track – Travels In Eastern Europe Free Sampler Download Link

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Fifteen Years Of Prague

I have visited the Czech capital on eight occasions. After my first brief visit in ’92 I fell in love with the place in a sad to be leaving couldn’t wait to get back kind of way. In September 1992 I was only there for a few hours at the tail end of my third […]

Journey East?

When we think of a European break for a long weekend, statistics tell us that London, Paris, Barcelona, Rome, Venice & Amsterdam are the most popular with the British and also figure very highly in the favourites for a lot of Western Europeans. They are all fantastic destinations of course with mountains of things to […]

Friday Photo 4

This photograph was taken during our visit for Christmas 2003. I absolutely love Prague and never will tire of this view of Charles Bridge, St Vitus Cathedral and the castle in the Mala Strana area of the Czech capital. Let’s drink to Bohemia!