Tip for a Trip: Porta Coeli and Rosa Coeli – Two Heavenly Places

If you are familiar with the history of Medieval Europe, then you surely know how much the continent was shaped by religion. It used to be an important part of people’s lives and religious figures held a lot of power. No wonder that a lot of money was spent on construction of sacral buildings such as churches, cathedrals, or monasteries. Churches and cathedrals had to be as beautiful as possible so people would respect (or fear) God and be willing to overcome their mundane suffering to rejoice later in the afterlife. Monasteries, on the other hand, were modest – one could not possibly reject earthly pleasures while surrounded by opulence!

Prague’s Swimming Pools

Prague offers a different variety of entertainment such as shopping, international cuisine, or interesting places to visit. During summer every tourist also dreams of visiting cool and refreshing places, such as public swimming pools. Fortunately for the citizens of Prague and visitors of the city, there are both outdoor summer pools as well as large swimming complexes with a roof.

Tips for Trips: Welcome to Hradec Králové!

Hradec Králové is one of the oldest settlements in the Czech Republic. It is famous not only for its musical instruments manufacture but also it represents a centre of intellectual life, culture and education in Eastern Bohemia. In many ways, it contributed to the uplifting of the Czech nation and helped it to find its place in the international arena. 

Tips for Trips: Welcome to Pardubice!

Another day, another tip for a trip! This time we explored Pardubice, examined its history & its best places you can visit this summer! Going for a pleasant walk and learning new things at the same time is possible in Pardubice through the Path of Vilém of Pernštejn. The total length of this circuit is 2.5 km and it doesn’t require much time to see it (approx. 2 hours), which means that even visiting seniors or parents with small children will not get very tired walking this distance. 

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. 

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: Mikulov – The Place of Culture, Sun, Wine and History

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.