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”

Spring Prague

Two months ago we shared few pictures of Prague in a lockdown with you. Couple of weeks passed since that day. A lot has changed. It is warmer. The days are longer. And the restrictions will be eased in few days. Prague is getting ready for a new life. Are you ready to explore it?Continue reading “Spring Prague”

Lidice

The Lidice massacre was a complete destruction of the village of Lidice, in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia in June 1942 on orders from Adolf Hitler and Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler. The vague contents of a letter, addressed to a woman employed in a Slaný factory and held back by the factory co-owner, J. Pála,Continue reading “Lidice”

Vinořský park

Vinořský park is a nature reserve (a protected area of importance for flora, fauna, or features of geological or other special interest) full of beautiful trees, sandstone formations, ponds, streams… We really love this place. We took almost million pictures during our last visit. Vinořský park lies within the city of Prague. It is easilyContinue reading “Vinořský park”

Nomad Society’s first newsletter

We are all travelers in this journey of life. Sometimes the journey gets challenging and dark. These last few months have been difficult for all of us. But we have a hope. A hope that the epidemic will be behind us soon. And when the circumstances allow us, we will organize hikes through breath-taking placesContinue reading “Nomad Society’s first newsletter”