Tips for trips
Photos from the German city of Wuppertal look amazing - like animated illustrations from a futuristic comic book, thanks to the Schwebebahn suspended public transport route. Trains hovering over the river or above the street on the third floor of the surrounding houses have been running on this track since 1901, and since 1997, the Schwebebahn deserves state protection.
We way towards the end of our journey in Montenegro is slow but sure. In the last part we have real “icing on the cake” for you – a visit of magical sunny bay of Pržno and its amazing sandy beach.
Today we look to the English Channel coast. Our goal this time will be the famous Seven Sisters, which extends between Seaford and Eastbourne in the south of England.
While in the past there were up to 12 towns (bridges and fords) on the Austrian-Slovak border, where it was possible to cross the Morava River, during the period of the so-called not a single road bridge survived the Iron Curtain. The only exception was the railway bridge between Devínská Nová Ves and the town of Marchegg, but it also operated only in a limited mode.
Today we go to nine cities, which, with one exception, are located in Eastern Bohemia and are united not only by a common history, but also by the fact that it belonged to the Czech queens in the past. These are Dvůr Králové nad Labem, Hradec Králové, Chrudim, Jaroměř, Mělník, Nový Bydžov, Polička, Trutnov and Vysoké Mýto.
The Istrian Peninsula is located between the Gulf of Terste and the Gulf of Kvarner. It is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. Istria is divided between Italy, Slovenia and the largest part of the peninsula belongs to Croatia. To Croatia our today’s journey gets.
In the second half of the 19th century, King Ludwig II ruled Bavaria. After his rule, our western neighbors were left with an unfinished mansion, designed as a copy of French Versailles, remained on Chiemsee island. It doesn't matter that it's just a torso of the original plans. The perfect blend of beautiful natural habitat, opulent castle and gardens with the exciting story of an eccentric monarch attracts right attention.
Perast, we visited this picturesque and magical town with a rich history in previous part of our series. Today we will move few kilometers further to the Adriatic Sea where we will introduce you popular town of Budva.
Get to know the UK's capital of through the eyes of a tourist. Today, we will recommend places you definitely need to visit, look at the local cultural habits and reveal several attractions.
Few days before our vacation we still had no plan where to go. Our funds were limited, thus we thought really carefully about some affordable accommodation, fun and night life. We wanted to design it that it wouldn’t ruin us. Seemingly, distant Cyprus is not a good choice, but the opposite was true.
Meckleburg-Vorpommern is the sixth Germany’s largest state. The northernmost part of it are the islands of Rujana and Usedom. There are flocks of tourists taking pictures. The mystery of the Baltic Sea is the island of Poel.
In the previous part of our series we visited Kotor, which has the most preserved historical architecture in Europe. Today we continue to neighboring Perast, a town only few kilometers away from Kotor lying beneath the hill of St. Elijah. Not long ago this popular summer resort fought for its existence.
The village of Topolčianky, surrounded by the slopes of Pohronský Inovec and the Tríbeč Mountains, stretches along the old Slavic road that led from the lower Pohronie to the upper Nitra. The town with more than 2800 inhabitants offers to see a beautiful castle, the National Stud Farm and the Zubří Zoo. So let's go for a walk.
In the heart of the deep forests of the Hrubý Jeseník Mountains, visit the picturesque spa village with beautiful architecture and the surrounding nature and peaceful atmosphere. You will also find a waterfall, a geological exposition or a 600-meter long ski slope.
The Warnemünde resort offers not only walks along the beach, water sports and lounging on white sand on the Baltic Sea. Take a stroll down the promenade to its center and enjoy the romance and lively rush of the old fishing village or harbor.
In our travel cross Montenegro, today we will now continue. After we knew the city of bustling promenades Tivat, this time we head to the Middle Ages. Literally! We will visit the town of Kotor, with the best preserved historical architecture in Europe.
The town of Vrbové with more than 5 500 inhabitants, is located at the foot of the Little Carpathians on the Trnavská hills and is only 10 km west of the spa town of Piešťany. It is interesting that Vrbová gained the status of a town in 1967 and thus became only the second town in the Piešťany district.
Are you planning a holiday in eastern Slovakia or are you just looking for tips on family trips? At the same time, you certainly cannot miss the last part of the Castles for Children trilogy, which will take you to the castles and chateaux of eastern Slovakia.
Once again, we are in the south of Moravia, in a region of wine, fruit trees, traditions and people with a warm nature. This time we will move around the protected landscape area of Pálava, which is the driest and warmest place in the whole of the Czech Republic. Pálava is an extremely valuable landscape, there are some of the most fertile vineyards in Moravia.
Do you like walking on the beach and not worry about cold sea temperature or the wind in your hair? Head with us to the German coast of the Baltic Sea - the famous Warnemünde Tourist Center - and enjoy the healing effects of the sea.
Today we take you to the seaside town of Brighton and Hove. As the name suggests, it is a combination of two independent cities offering up to 1997 (status of Queen Elizabeth II in 2001), which offer a rich history, beautiful monuments, quirky culture and sports.
Cerna Hora, a town of about 2000 (20 kilometers from Brno at the edge of Boskovicka Brazda) is situated in the Blansko district. Surrounded with beautiful forests, the town is famous for its brewery. We take a look at other places you shouldn’t miss as well.
In our miniseries about Montenegro, a small country on the Balkan Peninsula, you will found out not only about the history and natural heritage, but also about the peculiar life of local residents. In the first part we will do the arduous journey to this "environmentally friendly" country in Europe, at least according to traveller's guidebooks.
On the edge of the Danubian Uplands, at the mouth of the Chtelnička Valley in the northern part of the Little Carpathians, lies the truly beautiful village of Chtelnice. The area in which it is located is one of the oldest inhabited areas in Slovakia.
Do you want to go for beautiful nature, sports and refreshments? Our goal this time will be Upper Austria, which is perfect for summer days. Although many other travelers have a similar idea, we still do not encounter crowded beaches around the local lakes, nor do crowds form on the local ferratas, bike trails and hiking trails.
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