Exploring Karlovy Vary

Barely 2 hours from Prague lies the beautiful town of Karlovy Vary. Famous for its natural spas, every summer sees tourists flock to soothe their aching muscles in its healing waters. For many, it is a magical place, while others (including my guide book) see it as one massive tourist trap overcrowded with Russian hypochondriacs. … More Exploring Karlovy Vary

Prague: Walking around Prague – Loreta, Černín Palace and wonderful views

Well, I’ve finally found time to update the blog, and it relates to the one time (two weeks ago) that I actually spent a day just walking around the city and exploring. The morning started with a hunt for a washing machine, as the one in our rented apartment had decided to break and we … More Prague: Walking around Prague – Loreta, Černín Palace and wonderful views