When researching Prague for a mid week break I came across some interesting pictures of a book tunnel on Pinterest. Digging deeper I found that it was on display in the Municipal Library and free to view. Very Harry Potter I thought and certainly a painstaking task for the architect!. I wouldn’t want to be that […]
……..How many people carry a spare lock about their person???? ……….just in case they want to padlock it to a bridge? I’m intrigued by this relatively new phenomena. Charles Bridge in Prague is not an exception to this trend but where and why did this first happen in the world?
Close to the Republicky metro station with links to the airport. Near to the Municipal Building and Powder Gate Walking distance to the Old Town Efficient welcome Art deco style Bar open to midnight with a gin and tonic at £6 Comfortable rooms which include – desk, mini bar, tea and coffee, settee,clean bathroom with […]
El Ateneo Grand Splendid Cafe Tortoni La Biela If I had to choose I couldn’t, each of these grand old ladies served us well in authenticity and food. Buenos Aires is an elegant city and these cafes contribute to an old fashioned slightly European charm that Buenos Aires imbues. When the feet become tired and the throat needs […]
As mentioned previously luxury can be measured in many ways. I feel having a clean comfortable bed with parking in a very popular city a luxury as limited time often means missing out on something if you are having to travel into the action from the outskirts all because the hotel (albeit luxurious) of choice is […]
Tucked behind Aynho Park is a neat square turreted church with its stone walls aged with white lichen glowing with Cotswold gold against a summery blue sky…yes we were lucky it was still only May but we had some warmth and gladly no rain. Smart stained glass windows and an unusually colourful display of organ […]
Starting from the Red Lion in the centre of the town the Stratford canal heads north towards Wilmcote and eventually Birmingham…..it makes for a very pleasant stroll with a wide footpath and plenty of ‘lock action’. Tumbling may bushes drop into the canal and loose petals blow across the water at this time of the year. Early […]