Kroměříž is a city of colorful flowers, cultural gentility, and elegant architecture, which will absolutely amaze you with its appearance. It is is without a doubt one of the most beautiful cities in the Czech Republic. The picturesque historical city, the monumental archbishop’s chateau, the wonderful gardens spreading around the area represent a spectacular beauty included in UNESCO World Heritage List.
Karlstejn is known as one of the most beautiful landmarks of this country. It is located on a rocky ledge hanging over the Berounka River and it looks fantastic. The impressive Gothic castle with its architecture stands on a hill surrounded by all four sides by the other hills so it looks like an impregnable fairytale fortress.
When visiting the Czech Republic, most tourists will simply settle for Prague – the Czech Republic’s famous capital. The more curious of them will also go visit Český Krumlov, Karlovy Vary, and other well-known tourist places but the smaller towns remain largely unnoticed, which is definitely a shame because they have a lot to offer. Take Mikulov, for example – this picturesque town in the South Moravia is located near the Austrian border and it is the perfect combination of sun, wine, culture, history, and the Central European architecture. Yet it’s unknown by most. So it’s about time we fix this.
Would you like to discover more about the culture of the Czech Republic and visit its representative destinations, but you are not sure which cities are worth visiting? We definitely recommend to include Brno on your list! Where is it located? Which beautiful spots are not yet discovered by tourists? When is the most appropriate time to visit Brno? You can find the answers to these questions and many other tips for an amazing trip to Brno in this blog post.
If you have been in Brno for at least a couple days, you must have heard about Cejl. This area is located just a stone thrown away from the historic city, among the Svitava river. It used to be the heart of textile factories and home to their employees who took their part in an important change of Brno into an industrial city. Nowadays, Cejl is one of the crucial streets in Brno, where the town hall offers cheaper flats for people. The area’s history is still following it mercilessly, though. Is it a district suitable for living for its location and better rental prices?
Last week, I was out with my friends. When we decided to go home, it was getting pretty late, so my friends were thinking about which night bus to take. I walked them to the bus station, and they asked me which night bus I am taking. I responded by saying: “None, I am walking back home.” This response got me a lot of weirded-out looks.
As life is slowly returning to normal after the global lockdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many European countries have already started relaxing the restrictions imposed on traveling, and together with this, they are also gradually reopening their borders. Since the Central European countries have been doing especially well during the pandemic, they are among the first countries to do so.
So where can you travel from the Czech Republic and what countries can let their citizens travel to Czechia?
My internship in the Czech Republic didn’t turn out to be quite close to what I’d expected when I was applying last year. I was looking forward to taking advantage of living in central Europe and traveling around. But who could predict such an outcome either way? A pandemic? Really? Are these the 90s or something?
Two months. Two months in complete lockdown, in a state of an emergency, with borders closed, masks, disinfectants, one-usage gloves, hospitalizations, even deaths, and many more repercussions. But every storm subsides. This quarantine did too. Patience was the key to it all. Patience, positivity, and a well-structured routine to get through your day.
If you need to know one thing about me, that is, I have zero orientation skills. None. And that’s a fact. Maybe I even like it that way since every day is kind of a mystery. You never know where I might end up at. It might be a complete disaster or an awesome story to tell. For example, I’m living for a while now as an expat in the Czech city of Brno and I still keep getting lost all the time.
Portugal, a small country bordering the Atlantic Ocean, over the almost ten centuries of history, has created an extensive gastronomic culture. With the Atlantic and Mediterranean influences as a result of the great navigations, the Portuguese cuisine presents a wide variety that mirrors the landscape, cultural heritage and resources available in each region.