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Posts from the ‘Czech Republic’ Category

My 2013 Travels

The end of the year is one of my favorite times. While some people find it sad and nostalgic, for me it is full of excitement. It is a time to reflect on the past year, celebrate the goals reached, consider the lessons learned and plan new goals for the coming year. Since many of my goals involve travel, Read more

Money-Saving Tips for Traveling Europe

Recently back from a two week trip to Europe, I can relate firsthand to how expensive the continent can be. Elite museums and historical sites, bustling cities and cutting edge restaurants all contribute to the allure and charm of Europe…while often conspiring to empty your wallet. Read more

The Music of the Municipal House

Turning the corner of Prague’s Powder Tower, I could not help but be drawn to the throngs of people pushing their way through the doors of the Art Nouveau building on the corner. Intrigued by both the building and the determination of the entrants, I asked around for the reason behind all the commotion. Read more

Will Travel for Beer: A Trip to Pilsner Urquell

With less than 100 km separating Max and I from the Pilsner Urquell Brewery, the decision of whether or not to visit the prestigious brewery and home of the first golden pilsner was an easy one. Each country has its history and traditions and an important part of the Czech tradition is beer, particularly Pilsner. Read more

The Views of Prague

Each city has its allure. For me, it was the canals in Venice, the history in Berlin, the food in Rome, the culture in Charleston. Arriving back in Prague for the first time in five years, the allure was once again the views.  With numerous bird’s-eye views throughout the city, Read more