Posts Categorized: Travel

A cure for what ails you

Lifestyles Magazine European spas offer healing, relaxation Spaa-aaah! The word alone can make you sigh with pleasure, as you imagine spending a week or more being pampered and indulged. The Czech Republic is ideally situated to take advantage of the myriad of spas all over Europe. The offerings and locations are unique to each spa… Read more »

Getaway

Lifestyles Magazine Five places to warm-up and cool down Gorgeous Goa The west coast of India boasts this “Pearl of the Orient,” combining scenic coastlines, fabulous food and fascinating history. The Arabian Sea to the west and six major rivers that wind their way through the country give rise to the land’s romance and beauty…. Read more »

Swing on a Southerly Course

Lifestyles Magazine Go abroad for on par winter golfing The links are frozen, the holes filled with snow. What’s a Czech golfer to do come winter? While driving ranges and indoor facilities are becoming more common in the Prague area, to get 18 holes in means you need to go when the sun is shining,… Read more »

Roman Cathedral Crawl

The Traveler People in the “Rome Know” assure me you can visit a different church everyday for a year, and still not see them all. And I believe it, as there are an inordinately large number of churches in this ancient city. Not only does each have its own unique qualities, beauty and history, they… Read more »

Ski South

The Prague Post Austria and Italy Boast Good Snow, Great Skiing The Czech Republic offers numerous winter fun opportunities. But being so centrally located means you are that much closer to many different skiing and other outdoor winter activities. Both Austria and Italy offer a wide range of activities, events, accommodations, you name it, for… Read more »

Up for Fun

Fast Lane For a great escape, head to the Czech mountains The Czech Republic is truly a country for all seasons. We may be losing the sunny warm days of summer to chilly days and cool nights, but that’s no reason to hibernate till the spring thaw. From hiking and watching the leaves change colors… Read more »

Riding the rails

The Prague Post Railway rentals make it easy to target destinations All aboard! Your bikes, that is. If you’re itchin’ to try your legs on the Greenways but don’t have a bike, don’t let that stop you. Czech Railways has bike rental centers at 13 of its stations throughout the country. Even if you don’t… Read more »

Stumbling Along: England’s Old Sarum

The Traveler When in England, many visit the city of Salisbury, 90 miles southwest of London. The majestic cathedral, small English countryside charm and nearby Stonehenge make it a popular must-see. But right outside of town there is a spot you shouldn’t miss. Old Sarum is the original Salisbury. Salisbury never fails to captivate its… Read more »

Stumbling along…Ile de la Cité

Paris Eiffel Tower News “Observe the fantastic display of lights against the darkness of that gloomy labyrinth of buildings; cast upon it a ray of moonlight, showing the city in glimmering vagueness, with its own towers lifting their great heads from that foggy sea.” That’s how Victor Hugo would like you to experience Paris’ Ile… Read more »

The Jardin des Plantes in Paris

Paris Eiffel Tower News The Jardin des Plantes in the 5th district of Paris is perfect for wanderers, kids, picnickers, gardeners and just about anyone else who enjoys a good walk communing with nature. The second largest park on the Left Bank of the Seine, the garden was founded by Louis XIII in 1626. It… Read more »