Tips for trips
Do you wonder where to spend an Advent weekend? Should you be near the Krkonose mountains or somewhere around, visit the quiant village of Ponikla. There are two amazing places close to each other. You will feel the amazing historic atmosphere of the life of our ancestors who lived a harsh life in the mountains. You will learn what they did, what worries and joys they experienced. You will learn that te life was often complicated but locals knew how to enjoy it.
This time we visit West Tatra Mounains, 10 kilometers northeast of Liptovsky Mikulas. There we visit the quiant town of Ziar.
Today, we take you once again to Zurich. This time we visit ETH Zurich university, one of world's leading universities in technology and nature sciences.
The statue of St Peregrin is the main goal of our trip. Before we get there, however, I would like to tell you about a magical place and about another place where only locals could get you to.
We are about to spend the following weeks in the Liptov region. There we learn about its many beautiful nooks. Today we go to Liptovska Mara and see the open air archeological museum of Havranok which is also a sight of cultural significance.
In the article last week, I mentioned granite boulders of Dedek and Baba. Close to here is sitauted Viklany rocky town.
Namesti Zadosti Slovenskeho Naroda square was the place we visited previously. Back then, we already noticed the Slovakian Museum of Enviromental Protection and Caves.
In the season before Christmas, Lower Austria transfers to a land of Christmas markets. They are everywhere. You may find them at chateaus, in towns, at old ruins, in wine streets, on squares or in the mountains. We bring you a list of the best ones.
Today we take another look at the beautiful city of Bologna.
Join us for a trip 50 kilometers from Plzen. It starts at Zihle village. In case you don't want to travel by car, take a train instead. Both express trains and passanger trains stop in this village. Zihle is one of the stop along the Plzen-Zatec line. Local train station is an important junction thanks to the Kralovice-Manetin bus line. Today, we shall see huge granite boulders of Dedek and Baba. These were created by wind erosion and disintegration of granite. One needs only little imagination to spot other fairy-tale boulders – granddaughter, whale, duck, hare...
On this day, we visit Namesti Zadosti Slovenskeho Naroda, a square in Liptovsky Mikulas quite hidden from sight. On this small piece of land adjacent to historic center of the city, significant historic events took place.
Switzerland's largest city – Zurich – offers many beautiful places to make walks to and to spend free tim at. ZOO Zurich is one of such places. It houses over 375 animals species.
I love Pardubice. Hence, I would like to give you some tips where to go. I love to walk around Pardubice chateau. This beautiful Renaissance-style structure was listed in the list of significant Bohemian cultural landmarks in 2010.
Today, we set off to Stara Lubovna district. We visit Litmanova village which is known for its ski resort and also for the place of pilgrimage, blessed with apparitions of the Virgin Mary.
This time we take a walk into the streets of Prague. We will omit the main landmarks on purpose. Our goal is to see places with for distinct atmosphere of their own, places that you will love.
Today we will travel to northeastern Slovakia, to a place close to Stara Lubovna. To the town of Hniezdne. Here you may find a tourist attraction which you would hardly see anywhere else around here.
There are many amazing sights, squares and nooks in Prague. Today, we take you to Holesovice borrough which many know mostly for Vystaviste exhibition ground. However, today we take a look at Veletrzni palac.
This time we visit the Region of Nitra where the town of Topolcany, a home to 26 thousand, is situated.
This time we go to Rimavska Sobota. There we visit the fifth oldest museum in Slovakia – The Gemersko-Malohont Museum. We take a look at its permanent exhibitions which take you to amazing history.
As the weather in the Czech Republic has been very warm and sunny in the last days, we used this opportunity to make a nice trip. We set off to Stechovice from Prague's Smichovske nadrazi by bus No. 390. The village is a great point to join the 10-kilometer trail Svatojanske proudy.
Today, we set off to a place near the town of Ruzomberok. It is a beautiful valley in the Velka Fatra mountains. If you guess that we go to Cutkovska valley, you're right.
Plešivec, výrazný protáhlý kopec v blízkosti Jinec, není možné přehlédnout. Místo patří k těm nejtajemnějším, jaká můžeme v Brdech najít. Váže se k němu mnoho pověstí.
We conclude our tour in Orava in Jasenova village which is situated in a small basin close to Vysny Kubin. Among its buildings you can get glimpses of distant past as you may find here some unique historic landmarks. We are going to tell you more about them on the following lines.
There is a beautiful town of Klastor pod Znievom under the northernmost peak of the Ziar mountains. Today we tell you more about this place and also we make a short trip to the surroundings.
The legendary Tremsin hill is surrounded by amazing forests of Brdy. Also, it is featured in some local legends.
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