Czech Republic – Ceske Budejovice

“Take a good look around, this is your hometown…“ Bruce Springsteen’s song aside, how well do you know your hometown? I must admit I’m one of the people that have not always been one to appreciate the beauty of things that are at my doorstep. With a new perspective that comes with distance, I now…

Czech Republic – Cesky Krumlov

Cesky Krumlov is a popular touristic destination in the south of the Czech Republic, and it’s gained its fame for a reason; in spite of the large number of visitors the town centre very much appears like the time has stopped here since the 13th century. The historical town centre Just wandering through the charming…

Czech Republic – Trebon

When it comes to tourism in the Czech Republic, few visitors venture past Prague, at most they pay a visit to Brno or Cesky Krumlov. It’s a great shame as there are plenty of beautiful towns with rich history where you won’t see a fellow traveller in sight. I have just returned from Třeboň, a…

Czech Republic – Five-petalled Rose Celebrations

While I currently live in the north of UK, I grew up in the south of Czech Republic and always love returning to the region. If you are planning on visiting the Czech Republic, this time of the year is a particularly good time to head to the south of the country. The Five-petalled Rose…