Ferrata Slánská hora

We have already published blog posts about two via ferratas. Specifically, we introduced you to Ferrata Hluboká and Ferrata Vodní brána. Today we would like to talk about another via ferrata – Ferrata Slánská hora. The via ferrata is located in the town of Slaný. Slaný is a town in Kladno District in the Central Bohemian RegionContinue reading “Ferrata Slánská hora”

Ferrata Vodní brána

We introduced you to one of the via ferratas last month, specifically to the via ferrata called Ferrata Hluboká. Today we would like to talk about another via ferrata – about via ferrata called Ferrata Vodní brána. The via ferrata is located in Semily, a town in the Liberec Region of the Czech Republic. You can check theContinue reading Ferrata Vodní brána

Ferrata Hluboká

A via ferrata is a protected climbing route found in the Alps and certain other locations. It is a climbing route that employs steel cables, rungs or ladders, fixed to the rock to which the climbers affix a harness with two leashes, which allows the climbers to secure themselves to the metal fixture and limitContinue reading “Ferrata Hluboká”

Travelers’ Choice Award 2022

Every year, Tripadvisor celebrates attractions that consistently deliver amazing experiences with a Travelers’ Choice Award—and this year, Nomad Society made the list. That means we are in the top 10% of attractions worldwide. Thank you all for making this happen! You can check all the reviews and ratings we have earned on our Tripadvisor profileContinue reading “Travelers’ Choice Award 2022”

The Vrtba Garden

The Vrtba Garden is situated on the slope of Petřín Hill and is one of the most precious and beautiful of Prague’s Baroque gardens. Three other Baroque gardens (Vratislav, Schönborn and Lobkowicz) are situated nearby. The garden was created thanks to the clever solution of František Maximilian Kaňka, who first renovated the palace for JanContinue reading “The Vrtba Garden”

Culture Smart! Czech Republic: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

The sad fact is that many tourists visit the Czech Republic knowing no more about it than that beer is cheap and the women are beautiful. However, Culture Smart has just released a travel guidebook that has the power to change it. Culture Smart! Czech Republic: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture is theContinue reading “Culture Smart! Czech Republic: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture”

Giveaway time!

We’ve teamed up with Culture Smart, the brains behind our absolute favorite travel guide books, to gift two lucky followers Culture Smart! Czech Republic: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture, a new book by Kevan Vogler, to celebrate the fact that the travel is back. Culture Smart has just released Culture Smart! Czech Republic:Continue reading “Giveaway time!”

The Teplice Rocks

The Teplice Rocks (Teplické skály) form part of the Adršpach-Teplice Rocks National Nature Reserve (Národná prírodná rezervácia Adršpašsko-teplické skály), which is the largest reserve of its kind in Central Europe. It is a place with hundreds of rock towers, unique sandstone formations, magical nature, and views that will take your breath away. It was namedContinue reading “The Teplice Rocks”

Bohemian Paradise: Hruboskalsko

The protected landscape area Bohemian Paradise (in Czech Český ráj) is a nature reserve about 90 km north-east of Prague. It was declared in 1955, as the first nature reserve in the country. At first, it was 95 square kilometers in area; today it is almost 182 square kilometers in area. One of the most recognizableContinue reading “Bohemian Paradise: Hruboskalsko”

The Průhonice Park

The Průhonice Park along with Průhonice Castle are a Czech National Historic Landmark and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The current appearance of the Průhonice Castle dates to the late 19th century. The natural park (area of 250 hectares) was founded in 1885 by Count Arnošt Emanuel Silva-Tarouca who took advantage of the miscellaneous valley ofContinue reading “The Průhonice Park”