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17 photos that will make you want to visit Prague, right now!

The capital of Czech Republic, Prague is an incredible city! Emerging from WWII with its medieval old town virtually intact, it has a fairytale atmosphere to it. There are so many main attractions in Prague, it’s quite difficult to whittle them down to just a few. I dare say there’s a top 10 but Prague’s …

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Hiking in Bohemian Switzerland National Park

I’d take nature over the city any day of the week! While based in Prague for a week, I couldn’t miss the opportunity to take a short road trip. Where better to head than the far north of the country? I was going hiking in Bohemian Switzerland National Park. And let me tell you, it’s by …

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Photo: Legend Of The Astronomical Clock

Prague’s medieval Astronomical Clock is more than 6oo years old! Most noteworthy, it’s the oldest clock in the world still ticking away the hours! Perhaps Czech clockmakers could teach the Swiss a thing or two. Seconds before the turn of each hour, the Astronomical Clock puts on a display, attracting a large number of people. If you’ve seen it …

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The Fred and Ginger Dancing House of Prague

Prague is a city brimming with Gothic, Art Nouveau and Baroque architecture. And yet amongst it all, there is a 20th century building that contrasts so dramatically, it’s almost audible. It is of course, the aptly named Fred and Ginger Dancing House of Prague. Fred and Ginger Dancing House of Prague The building is an office …

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A carpet of bluebells: fairy calls in a field of spells

Legend has it that if you’re looking for fairies, ringing a bluebell will call them to your side, and that swathes of the dainty flowers are fields of spells. It’s pretty easy to imagine where such stories came from when you see a carpet of bluebells in the ancient woodlands of Great Britain. You’re never …

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The breathtaking landscape of the English Lake District

No matter how far we’ve travelled throughout the world, there is no place like home. Almost on our doorstep, the Lake District in England has some of the most fantastic landscapes anywhere in the world. Aside from my recent mountain climb (it was a mountain, I tell you!), we’ve road tripped around many parts of the …

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Walking in the Lake District: Catbells was my Everest

I’m unfit! Why walk when I have a Unimog? Well the Lake District National Park doesn’t allow Unimogs to drive up its hills. The Lake District is seriously beautiful and the best views are to be had from up high and that was my aim. Walking in the Lake District is hugely popular for residents …

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A Car Lover’s Guide to Car Museums of Germany

Spend any amount of time in Germany and it’ll be clear the nation has a long-standing love affair with the automobile. In fact, it goes further than this with German engineering being world renowned. With highly efficient transport systems including fantastic speed limit free Autobahns, travel around Germany couldn’t be easier. For the car loving …

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How to spend a day in Sarajevo

Sarajevo is wonderful, compelling, special and well worth a visit. There is nothing in Bosnia that can serve as a substitute for Sarajevo. Here, you’ll see glimpses of what was before the war, what has since followed and visit moving memorials to the war and the siege of Sarajevo that lasted almost 4 years. Sarajevo …

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The Best Spanish Bar in Málaga: Bodegas El Pimpi

We’d heard Bodegas El Pimpi bar and restaurant was an institution in Málaga, so we planned to have a Sunday afternoon sampling their wines and eating our way through as much of their menu as we could. It turns out that this rambling old hostelry is the best Spanish bar in Malaga. There’s more to …

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