• Travel to the Czech Republic - Episode 465
    Travel to the Czech Republic - Episode 465
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    Hiking the Kings Trail (Kungsleden) in Swedish Lapland - Episode 456
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    Travel to Seville, Spain - Episode 451
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    Travel to the Mainland of Greece - Episode 449
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Czech Republic

Don’t say Czechoslovakia as that country doesn’t exist any more. The Cezch Republic is probably best known for its capital of Prague and for its beer.

Travel to the Czech Republic – Episode 465

Travel to the Czech Republic – Episode 465

Hear about travel to the Czech Republic as the Amateur Traveler talks to Anthony Hennen from anthonyhennen.com about his trip to the areas of the country outside of Prague. “I think in …
Review: “Interactive Prague Guide” by Martin Schulz

Review: “Interactive Prague Guide” by Martin Schulz

I love history and I love travel. There are a lot of cities that would be intriguing to me based on that but throw in a love of classical music and Prague …
Travel to Berlin and Prague in December – Episode 213 Transcript

Travel to Berlin and Prague in December – Episode 213 Transcript

transcript of Travel to Berlin and Prague in December – Episode 213 Chris Christensen: Amateur Traveler Episode 213. Today on the Amateur Traveler we will be talking about World War II, Gluehwein, …
Prague Cathedral Gargoyle – Prague, Czech Republic – Daily Photo

Prague Cathedral Gargoyle – Prague, Czech Republic – Daily Photo

The term gargoyle comes from the French term for “throat” which is very litteral in this drain spout on the Prague Cathedral. It is an oddly grotesque figure. Is it just me …
Wedding on the Charles Bridge – Prague, Czech Republic – Daily Photo

Wedding on the Charles Bridge – Prague, Czech Republic – Daily Photo

This photo was taken on the Charles Bridge in Prague in the Czech Republic. We were there the last week of June 2012.  As you know, the Charles Bridge and Old Towne are …
John Hus Ready for Christmas – Prague, Czech Republic – Daily Photo

John Hus Ready for Christmas – Prague, Czech Republic – Daily Photo

A statue of the first protestant reformer John Hus stands in the main square of Prague where he was burned at the stake for opposing the pope. But just because the story …
Mucha Stained Glass Window – Prague, Czech Republic – Daily Photo

Mucha Stained Glass Window – Prague, Czech Republic – Daily Photo

Today’s photo is a stained glass window by Alphonse Mucha in the Václav (Wenceslas) Cathedral in Prague in the Czech Republic. This window was created in  1931 by Mucha in the style …
Death of a Saint – Prague, Czech Republic – Daily Photo

Death of a Saint – Prague, Czech Republic – Daily Photo

I could not find a reference for which saint is dying in this statue outside the St. Vitus Cathedral. But I would take a guess that it might be St. Vitus.
City Hall Astronomical Clock – Prague, Czech Republic – Daily Photo

City Hall Astronomical Clock – Prague, Czech Republic – Daily Photo

One of the popular tourist attractions in Prague is the Astronomical Clock on the City Hall. Legend has it that the Prague Councillors blinded the clock maker so that he would not …
A Guide to Short Breaks in Marienbad in the Czech Republic

A Guide to Short Breaks in Marienbad in the Czech Republic

I’m not averse to a little bit of luxury, so I was thrilled to recently discover the picturesque little Czech Republic Spa town Marienbad, or Marianske Lazne as it’s known in Czech, …