Žďár nad Sázavou: A Spot That No Pilgrim Should Miss

Do you feel proud of your roots when someone tells you that they are going to spend a vacation in the place you have been growing up? I definitely do. And it happens to me quite frequently since I come from Žďár nad Sázavou, a town famous for its exceptional baroque structure of the Pilgrimage Church of St. Jan Nepomuk that is listed in the UNESCO List of World Cultural Heritage Sites.

Tip for a Trip: Moravská Třebová – the Hidden Renaissance Pearl

There are two kinds of people: those who prefer to spend their free time in busy cities and those who like to slow down a bit in more peaceful places. If you belong to the latter group, you probably won’t enjoy that much cities like Prague, Brno or Ostrava or places crammed with tourists such as Český Krumlov or Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape. In that case, small towns such as Moravská Třebová may be perfect for you. It’s a beautiful small town mostly forgotten by Czech and foreign tourists alike. And that’s a big shame.

Coronavirus in Czechia: The Number Keeps Rising

The number of people newly infected with COVID-19 keeps rising all across Europe. This has led to many experts, politicians, and members of the public believing the second wave has already started, even though it was originally predicted to occur in autumn or winter. Some politicians admit that the originally imposed restrictions were released too soon. They are now worried people won’t be willing to take any precautions again.

Tips for Trips: Welcome to Ostrava!

With its area and a total population of 300,000, the capital of the Moravian-Silesian Region is the third-largest city of the Czech Republic. Ostrava is located 10 kilometers south of the Polish and 50 kilometers west of the Slovak border. It is considered one of the greenest cities in the Czech Republic. Ostrava is also an important economic & cultural center. Many jobs have been created involving sectors such as IT, outsourcing industries, and over 30,000 students are studying at universities in Ostrava. 

Coronavirus in Czechia: Face Masks Returning

In the past couple of weeks, the number of people newly infected with coronavirus has been rising in several countries, the Czech Republic being no exception. For this reason the Czech government announced that certain countermeasures will be reintroduced in order to prevent another massive spread of the new disease. 

Tips for Trips: Welcome to Prague! 

Prague – considered the “City of a Hundred Spires” attracts thousands of tourists and becomes along the way a top destination. The capital city of the Czech Republic embodies a big variety of styles and this way creates a refined atmosphere with a unique charm. Let’s get to know more about this fabulous destination!

Tip for a Trip: Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape – from Church-burning Pagans to Nobility

There are many beautiful places in the Czech Republic, but one can’t simply visit them all. Unless visiting interesting places is your job – then you may have the time to do so. It’s a shame but I think I might have a solution to your problem. Near the Austrian and Slovak border, there is an area where you can find some of the most beautiful châteaus in the Czech Republic, practically pristine nature and a lot of history stretching all the way back to the Moravian Empire. By the way, this whole area is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Český Krumlov – the Pearl of South Bohemia

Prague is known as one of the most gorgeous capitals around the world. And if you decide to visit Czechia, we have great news for you! Our rather This small country is literally strewn with beautiful towns and villages, equally fascinating and magical as their capital. The pearl among them, without a doubt, is the town of Český Krumlov.

Tip for a Trip: Moravian Karst

Unless you’re a passionate fan of spelunking, you might think that caves are boring. After all, they’re dark, wet, narrow, and probably full of bats – who are known carriers of dangerous diseases, among other things – and that’s pretty much about it, right? No? If you are one of those people who agree with that statement, then let me try to change your mind because there is one area in the Czech Republic known for its fascinating caves. It lies in the middle of beautiful forests that look like from brothers Grimm’s fairy tales. But don’t worry – there are no evil old witches lurking within!