Interrail Adventure 2018 Day 4: Prague – Bratislava (2.travel day)

Day 4. Time for us to leave the fairytale city of Prague and move on to our next stop: the little big city of Bratislava, capital of Slovakia. It was “first visit” to the said country for both of us, so we were excited and thrilled! Bratislava, known as the city of Pressburg until 1919, … More Interrail Adventure 2018 Day 4: Prague – Bratislava (2.travel day)

Interrail Adventure 2018 Day 3: Prague Zoo – the fifth best in the world!

Prague Zoo (or Zoo Praha) is the 8th zoo Carl and I visited together. It was TripAdvisor’s 5th best zoo in 2017. (Loro Parque in Tenerife, which we visited in 2016, scored #1.) Located north of Prague, the zoo sits on Troja hillside, a land which was donated by the farming tycoon Alois Svoboda in 1922 … More Interrail Adventure 2018 Day 3: Prague Zoo – the fifth best in the world!

Interrail Adventure 2018 Day 2: Exploring Prague – the fairytale city of a hundred spires (Petrin Hill, Castle Hill, Old Town)

Prague is one of the most beautiful cities I’ve ever visited! Stunning modern and traditional architectural contrasts, historical castles and bridges and squares, easy access to attractions, and cheap food and drinks and transportation. I was literally awed the first time I visited in 2015. Perhaps it was the late winter weather, or the castle … More Interrail Adventure 2018 Day 2: Exploring Prague – the fairytale city of a hundred spires (Petrin Hill, Castle Hill, Old Town)

Interrail Adventure 2018 Day 1: Oslo – Berlin – Prague (1.travel day)

Interrailing is an adventure-filled way to explore single or multiple European countries. I have always wanted to try that out, even before I got married, so it was really cool when my husband agreed to travel this summer via Interrail. We’ve been deciding which countries to include since March, and eventually, we came up with … More Interrail Adventure 2018 Day 1: Oslo – Berlin – Prague (1.travel day)

Kutná Hora: Visiting the Gothic five-naved Church of Sta. Barbara, patron saint of miners

Woot! Maerose in da hauz! I got a 1-hour break and what best way to spend it but to continue writing about my journey to the land of Gothic cathedrals! My two previous entries contain my visit to the famous Church of Bones, and the walking tour to the town proper and luxurious lunch at the Dačicky … More Kutná Hora: Visiting the Gothic five-naved Church of Sta. Barbara, patron saint of miners

Kutná Hora: The UNESCO World Heritage Site with the medieval feels

Woot! It’s Maerose again, writing a quick entry before I head out to the rest of this beautiful Thursday! 😉 Here’s the continuation of my trip to the ancient city of Kutná Hora, located in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. Last time, I wrote about the Church of Bones, with interiors filled with … More Kutná Hora: The UNESCO World Heritage Site with the medieval feels

Kutná Hora: Visiting the Bone Church or Ossuary in Sedlec

Woot! Maerose here. It’s almost 10pm, and I’m still alert, alive, awake, enthusiastic! Got myself a nice tall cup of hot coffee. Now I’m ready to write about the rest of my journey in Czech Republic. 😉 During the last couple of days of my stay in the City of a Hundred Spires – Prague, … More Kutná Hora: Visiting the Bone Church or Ossuary in Sedlec