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River and beer in Cesky Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov was my first introduction to Czech Republic after taking a 2 hour shuttle-bus from the train station of Linz. One day I will take my very own Linz with me. It is a lovely little town with a castle next to a river and it’s not Prague! As a result it has very […]
If you have an hour in Brno, it had better be around 11am
The Brno Astronomical Clock is a huge contrast to the Prague Astronomical Clock and might even seem ridiculous to many. It is a rather sleek looking monument with a digital clock that spins 360° around the top – showing time by the hour – a feature that people usually miss because they are too focused […]
Why you should travel to Prague at 65!
For adults, a single day pass in Prague costs 110Kč ($4.80 Usd) – seniors get 50% off*. I was ready to purchase 1 Adult and 2 Senior passes at the train station when the chirpy guy in the ticketing booth took a closer look at my folks. “Hmm… are they above 65?”“Yes.”“Good! I suggest that […]
The man behind the music that went to the Moon and back
During Apollo 11 landing 50 years ago, the tape-recorded piece of music that the Moon heard from mankind is affectionately called the New World Symphony. Otherwise known as the Symphony No.9 in E minor, this is a classical piece of music written by Czech composer, Antonin Dvorak. Dvorak might not be one of the Top 10 […]