From the baroque gems of bucolic farmlands in Kryštofovo Údolí (Christofsgrund in pre-WW2 German) climbing 600 meters towards the 70s Soviet-era sci-fi seduction of Ještěd hotel & TV tower, a rewarding hike across pine tree forests is a journey both in space and travel. The recent snow adds a magic touch to the natural park and a halo of vintage magic to the daring viaduct of the local railway, once the pride of the prosperous German-speaking community of Sudetenland. The only remaining memory, following the expulsion of the German-speaking Czechoslovak citizens, are the typical lozenges tiles decorations of delightful farmhouses and the names on the tombstones of the splendid 17th century wooden church of St Kryštof. We recommend a pleasantContinue Reading

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People have always traveled, and tourism is now one of the biggest industries globally. People go to towns, beaches, or mountains for leisure and vacations. To relax and relieve stress. Europe is a destination for tourism and attracts tourists from all over the world. Europe accounts for half of the world’s international arrivals, and five out of the world’s top ten destinations are in Europe. No, today’s article is not about the two “just tourists” admiring the beauties of towns upon Avon and the White Carpathians nature park landscape. I would rather demonstrate what helps you quench travelers’ curiosity in the digital age. I know the travel plans of all people are impacted right now. But we will continue fulfillingContinue Reading

The protected landscape area of Blanik, about a 1 hour drive from Prague, features a mosaic of forests, meadows, Romanesque monuments and Hussite-era castles. Its rocks were used for the foundations of “narodni divadlo”, the temple of Czech National rebirth, and every corner hosts a legend, like the mysterious knight with a stone-heavy helmet guarding the entrance to the “underworld “. A pleasant and rewarding 18-km hike along the Bohemian branch of the epic “Camino de Santiago” topped by eagle-eye views from the sleek Wooden watchtower and a stroll in the charming gardens of Vlašimi castle. The Prague Monitor has partnered with HIKE, BIKE, COOK & MEET as a great provider of travel ideas and events for English speakers inContinue Reading