Category Archives: Czech Republic

Easter Spanking at Prague Castle

Did somebody say blue skies on Easter?!  Like someone had flipped a light switch, we awoke Sunday morning in our tent in Prague to a very different world from the morning before.  Absent was the pitter-patter of rain on our tent fly and gloomy light that barely filtered through the canvas.  Instead, a circus of birds chirped Continue reading Easter Spanking at Prague Castle

Easter Weekend In Old Town Prague

Travis and I are really still such outdoor folks at heart that sometimes it’s hard for us to get excited about trips like our Easter road-trip to Prague.  Despite typically having a laundry list of fantastic attractions to see, planning a trip to a big city requires an attention to practical details we’d much rather avoid – the necessity Continue reading Easter Weekend In Old Town Prague

The Cathedral of St. Barbara

Before our trip to Prague on Easter, we had never heard of the Cathedral of St. Barbara, the patron saint of miners.  Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and regarded by many as one of the most spectacular Gothic cathedrals in Europe, we saw it perched high on a hill overlooking the town of Kutná Hora as soon as we Continue reading The Cathedral of St. Barbara

Sedlec Ossuary, The Church of Bones

Last year on Easter we camped at an abandoned castle in Spain, a memory that’s still pretty hard to top.  This year we wanted to go somewhere much closer for the holiday, but couldn’t decide where.  We wanted it to fit nicely into a 4-day weekend without having to spend all of our vacation traveling to and from.  Göttingen is pretty Continue reading Sedlec Ossuary, The Church of Bones

Driving, Parking & Camping in Prague

This year we spent the long Easter weekend exploring Prague, the Czech Republic’s bustling capital city.  Famous for its well-preserved historic buildings, fascinating architecture, and rich history, the city has definitely earned its place on any traveler’s bucket list.  But typical of big cities everywhere, dealing with transportation and Continue reading Driving, Parking & Camping in Prague