The next two days whilst in Prague were spent on taking day trips to other cities in the Czech Republic (respectively, Karlovy Vary and Olomouc– more on them in later posts). However, I made sure to save my last full day for Prague, so as to see as much as I could before I had to return to France. Continue reading “Destination: Prague, Czech Republic (2018 Edition, Part 2)”
After partying a bit too hard in Budapest, I ended up taking it slow during my time in Prague following my stay in the former. In other words, Prague was my “recovery city,” as I spent my five nights re-exploring the places I’d seen from my first trip back in 2015— all the while checking out a few sites I hadn’t gotten to back then. Continue reading “Destination: Prague, Czech Republic (2018 Edition, Part 1)”
The next morning after our brief dock-stay in Passau, Germany, my parents and I arrived at our next destination along the Danube River, with the river cruise we would be taking for the next week or so. We made it to Linz, Austria early in the day, but instead of visiting Linz (famous for the delicious linzer torte), we opted for the other tour included with our river cruise to visit Český Krumlov, located in the Czech Republic.
View from the Český Krumlov castle (April 2016).
Located in Central Europe (not Eastern Europe, as many people believe), Prague is unlike any destination out there, especially when it comes to the countries in Western Europe. With its dark, somber Orthodox architecture and heavy, hearty food, it’s no wonder that this city is the fifth most-visited in Europe. Really, Prague just has that sort of magical, fairy-tale charm to it, and to this day remains one of my favorite places I’ve visited on the continent.