From Charles Bridge to the Old & New City

In 1357 Charles IV ordered to replace the bridge which had been washed away by floods in 1342. The new bridge was completed in 1390 and named after Charles in the 19th century. The original bridge was not included the monuments made of sandstone, that you found on the Charles Bridge or Karlův most nowadays. When you visit Prague you … Read More

From Prague Castle to Jewish Quarter

From my hotel in Malá Strana I could directly see one side of the Prague Castle or Pražský hrad, which is said to be one of the largest closed palace complexes in the world. The Caslte is located in the Hradčany district and is considered the most popular attraction in Prague. In the 9th century they started building this Castle where you … Read More

From Malá Strana up Petřin Hill to Kampa

Like I said my hotel was located in the Malá Strana neighborhood, behind this area of houses and building a great park is located. You have to be in for a long and steep walk up a hill, but you will be rewarded with nice view over whole Prague. To get there follow the main road Nerudova up hill. Almost … Read More

Three Days in Prague

I love to do a city trip or a short trip before the summer here in Holland. May is the perfect month to visit a European city, not too warm and not too cold either. I never had been to Prague and I must admit I am not really keen of the Eastern European countries, but I heard Prague is … Read More

Mesmerizing Medellín

Indeed Medellín, the city of eternal spring, really surprised me in a positive way! What a diversity and flexible city. Every traveler I run into was enthusiastic about this city and everybody stayed longer than they intended to. For me that was not possible I booked a flight out to Santa Marta, but the five days where long enough for … Read More