A Weekend in Prague

I’d long been dreaming of traveling to Prague, and while hitchhiking through Central Europe, I was presented with the perfect opportunity.  After catching a not-so-quick ride out of Vienna, I headed north to the Czech Republic.  I’ll never forget the final leg into the outskirts of the city: a genuinely...

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Prague: A Tasty Treat

Prague is a city that more than lives up to expectations. The architecture is stunning, from baroque to modern. It’s a pleasant city for walking but there are frequent trams, a metro system and even a funicular to come to the aid of your weary feet.

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Beyond the Iron Curtain II -  Culture Vultures

In a previous article I documented our journey and first discovery of Prague just after the Velvet Revolution in 1989. Picture the scene: four backpackers, a few pivo’s and a hearty Czech meal. It was time to work it all off and see the sights! Coming from a western country...

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Beyond the Iron Curtain – One: The Beer Hunters

Boundaries for travel are getting pushed back every year, with some exceptions due to political unrest, and more and more of the world is opening up for tourism. This ranges from the once closed Sultanate of Oman to previously war torn Sierra Leone.

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