Old Town Square, Prague

Prague‘s Old Town Square is the hub of the city surrounded by many buildings which are  all worth a closer look. Pastel colours mingle well with the terracotta roofs probably best seen on the observation area from the town hall. Street performers with cracking whips, large pandas and silver statues all seem to blend well with the […]

Prague Transport

Arriving on a late evening EasyJet  flight the arrival at Prague airport was efficient and seamless. Being a popular weekend or midweek destination from the UK means that many travellers choose to take just carry on luggage ….therefore very few suitcases were making their way round the carousel which meant that baggage reclaim was quick. […]

Four Churches of Prague

Prague is awash with churches, many are open and welcome visitors….here are a few worth a visit. 1 Church of Our Lady before Tyn…….. The Grey Traveller could not find the entrance but loved the cafe area in the grounds, it can be found between the Powder Gate and the Old Town Square. 2 St Nicholas Church in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]