Europe Category Posts

Hostel One Prague Review

25 August, 2009

Hostel One Prague We stayed in Hostel One Prague for 3 nights during the Prague leg of our Central Europe Trip.  The hostel is located in the art nouveau...

Honey Cake (Medovnik) and Hot Chocolate in Cesky Krumlov

24 August, 2009

One should never leave Czech Republic without trying the Medovnik (Honey Cake).  Medovnik’s main ingredient is honey (‘med’ in Czech) and it is made up of three pastry layers...

Puppet Museum in Cesky Krumlov

21 August, 2009

The Czech Republic has a long history of puppetry and puppet-making (also known as marionettes).  Back in the medieval ages, Czech puppets were used to tell stories and entertain...

Yummy Artery-Clogging Castle Tower @ Na Louzi Restaurant

20 August, 2009

Lunch @ Na Louzi Restaurant We woke up at 11+am today (the latest ever for this trip) and had brunch at another highly-recommended restaurant in Cesky Krumlov – Hospoda...

Cesky Krumlov Night Tour – Gothic, Baroque, Renaissance Architecture

19 August, 2009

Cesky Krumlov Night Tour with Oto Šrámek We had signed up an ‘Old Town and Castle Courtyards” Night Tour with the Cesky Krumlov tourist info office.  This 90-minute tour...

Riverside Dining Bohemian Style at Two Marys’ Restaurant

18 August, 2009

The Two Marys is one of Český Krumlov’s best restaurant.  It is tucked away on a narrow cobbled lane so do check with the locals on how to get...

A Stroll in Cesky Krumlov Old Town

17 August, 2009

Český Krumlov is best known for the fine architecture and art of the historic old town (also designated as an UNESCO World Heritage Site) as well as the experience...

Shopping in Cesky Krumlov – 15 Million Year Old Gemstone, Wooden Toys and Bears

14 August, 2009

The town of Cesky Krumlov, being a big tourist attraction itself, is filled with souvenir shops selling all kinds of knick-knacks.  Don’t worry if you had arrived from neighboring...

Cesky Krumlov Castle – Ghost Stories, Bears, Unique Architecture

13 August, 2009

One of the key attraction in Český Krumlov is its Castle.  This castle is the second largest in Czech Republic after the Hradčany castle complex of Prague.  This is...

Lunch Medieval Feast in Cesky Krumlov Dungeon

12 August, 2009

Dinner @ Tavern Satlava Cesky Krumlov Krčma V Šatlavské (Tavern in the Dungeons), located along Šatlavské street in the center of Cesky Krumlov (near the town square), offers an...

Krumlov House – Interesting Experience Sleeping in an Attic Room

11 August, 2009

Cesky Krumlov – Krumlov House The Krumlov House is a small and cosy hostel located just outside the hustle and bustle of Cesky Krumlov town centre.  It is also...

How to Get from Vienna to Cesky Krumlov the Easy and Cheap Way

10 August, 2009

To get to our next destination, Cesky Krumlov in the Bohemia region of Czech Republic from Vienna, we consider a number of routes (see map below): Private shuttle from...

Dining Experience at Mozartstube – Hard to Breathe and See

10 August, 2009

Dinner @ Vienna Mozartstube One of the benefits of staying in Wombats Hostel was the many guest discounts available at nearby restaurants and attractions e.g. Wombats guest get to...

Mozart Madness and Public Transport in Vienna

7 August, 2009

In Vienna, you can find Mozart in every imagination incarnation – keyrings, mousepads, tissues and chocolate balls.  Don’t be surprised if a “Mozart” comes up to you on the...