Three spots for a great view of Prague

  The second floor of the Museum of Illusional Art will get you a fantastic view of the astronomical clock, coincide your visit with the chime on the hour to see the clock movements. You will also get a birds eye view of couples posing for their wedding photographs. Town hall tower observation floor for […]

Four mega tips for visiting Prague

1 Take comfortable walking shoes as it is very much a city to walk, you need to look at the buildings, sit at outside cafes and bars and cross the bridges. There are large areas which are cobbled so comfortable supportive trainers are ideal. 2 Look up, see the mosaics and sculptures at the top […]

The Ice Bar in Prague

Located in a row of unassuming shops Prague‘s Ice Bar is conveniently near the Charles bridge. 200KC or £6 gives you twenty minutes in the bar with a thick cloak and gloves and a choice of a sweet or sour  vodka with juice drink in a cube of ice. Music is played whilst customers ‘mingle’ in […]

Plaza De Mayo, Buenos Aires

Plaza de Mayo is a grand open square in the centre of Buenos Aires , its edged with famous buildings not least Casa Rosada with its iconic balcony the scene of many Eva Peron speeches. Most of the buildings are white so there is no missing this. Casa Rosada no doubt named because of its […]

Buenos Aires in four days.

You can see Buenos Aires in four days although this city deserves much more time. Often used as a gateway to South America …….. Buenos Aires has much to offer. Here is my suggestion for a four day itinerary. Day One – Recoleta is an upscale district which The Grey Traveller chose to make as a base […]

The Castle area in Prague – photoblog

The castle area in Prague is west of the river and can be reached easily from the east of the town by walking over the Charles Bridge. (Alternatively take the funicular railway to Petrin Hill and walk through the convent to the castle area.) Mala Strana is the area at the foot of the castle […]