Tag Archives: Czech Republic

Cute Shops in Prague

Cute Shops in Prague

Prague has always been on my top places to visit in Europe.  The city has beautiful architectures, delicious foods and cute little shops.  I have been to Prague about four times now, and whenever I visit there's always something new.  On this post I would like to share with you some of the cute shops ...

Bucket List: 14 Foods to try in Czech Republic

Foods to try in Czech Republic

Czech Republic, a country in the center of Europe bordered by Germany, Austria, Poland and Slovakia.  It's capital city, the fascinating Prague has over 1.3 million citizens.  Prague is well-known for its magnificent landmarks - Charles bridge, Astronomical clock, Castle, and Cathedrals. When you visit Czech Republic, most likely the city of Prague, you may feel ...

Trdelnik – a rolled sweet pastry in Prague

Trdelnik Prague

When walking through the city center of Prague, you may notice lots of street vendors grilling a rolled dough on a large stick.  This pastry is called 'Trdelnik'.  It is a pastry made from dough, vanilla, caramel, walnut and topped with sugar.  It is quite a popular snack among the tourist now a days since ...

Hello Kitty chan at the Prague Castle

Hello Kitty at Prague Castle

One of the best places to see an awesome view of the Old Town Square is at the Prague Castle.  I would say this view is probably one of the best scenes I have seen in my life.  It is located near the stairs entering the castle and the St. Norbert brewery.  I have been ...

The colorful John Lennon wall in Prague

A portion of John Lennon Wall in Prague

The John Lennon wall in Prague is filled with John-Lennon inspired art graffiti and song lyrics from the Beatles.  This used to be just a plain wall until after the death of John Lennon who was a pacifist hero to young Czechs.  Now, this wall is filled with graffiti anywhere from random quotes to Lennon ...

Velkoprevorsky Mlyn Restaurant in Prague

Lovely outdoor garden seats

The Velkoprevorsky Mlyn restaurant is located in between the famous Charles bridge and Lennon wall in Prague.  The restaurant has a charming garden setting with a beautiful terrace and a nearby water wheel.  Outside you can see their menu which consist of traditional Czech cuisines.  Unfortunately, I didn't get a chance to try out their ...

Hello Kitty chan at the love padlocks in Prague

Hello Kitty Love Padlocks Prague

Near the John Lennon Wall, there's a small bridge where you can find hundred (maybe even thousands) of padlocks attached to the fence.  From what I have read online these are known as 'Love Padlocks'.  The padlocks have initials of the two lovers as a sign of their affection.  Apparently keys are thrown away after ...

Life in a day: Prague July 2013

Prague old town square

After eight months I was back in Prague again.  I enjoyed my visit last November, and the walking tour was just superb I knew I had to go back to this lovely city.  This was one of the cities I had to take my cousins who visited me last month from the states.  I had ...

Golden Lane Prague

The Golden Lane is an ancient street situated in the Prague castle complex that dates back from the 15th century.  Inside this street (lane) are colorful little houses/shops that have very quaint and artsy designs.  In order to get inside the Golden Lane you must buy a ticket for the Prague Castle tour, this includes ...

Brewery Strahov and Restaurant St. Norbert Prague

Brewery Strahov and Restaurant St. Norbert

After our long day of walking tour around Prague's castle district, our delightful tour guide recommended us the  Strahovov Monastery Brewery.  This brewery is a very close proximity to the castle hill.  Luckily, when we visited there weren't much people, so we got a good table inside the restaurant.  This restaurant/brewery has traditional Czech food ...