The John Lennon Wall in Prague

#uniquedestinations The historic centre of Prague is one of the most popular destinations in Europe due to its unique architecture and cultural significance. However, there is a wall in the area of the Mala Strana that has become famous and attracts more visitors every year. It is called “the John Lennon Wall”.  The wall is…

A virtual visit to 6 unique Bohemian castles

Bohemia is historical region of central Europe that was a kingdom in the Holy Roman Empire and later a province in the Habsburgs’ Austrian Empire. Bohemia was bounded on the south by Austria, on the west by Bavaria, on the north by Saxony and Lusatia, on the northeast by Silesia, and on the east by Moravia. It was part of Czechoslovakia, and since 1993 it…

Black Light Theatre Srnec : A visit to a Czech national treasure

Black light theatre (in Czech cerne divadlo) is a theatrical performance characterized by the use of black box theatre augmented by black light illusion. The characteristics of black light theatre are the use of black curtains, a darkened stage and black lighting. At the same time the performers wear fluorescent costumes in order to create visual illusions. This form of…

Cesky Krumlov : The fairytale town of Bohemia

If you don’t believe in fairytales, there is town in Czech Republic, which might change your mind. Cesky Krumlov is a surprisingly beautiful and well preserved medieval town in South Bohemia. It is also one of the most visited sites in Czech Republic. The town was founded in the 13th century and was under the…

Searching for the legends of Prague (Part B)

Continuing from Part A … Visiting Prague, the capital of Czech Republic, is like traveling back in time. You encounter history at every step you take and around every corner you turn. The whole city thrives in folk stories, historical legends and myths. The houses, the churches, the palaces, the squares, even a road or a…

Searching for the legends of Prague (Part A)

Prague, the capital of Czech Republic, is one of the most beautiful and picturesque cities in Europe. Visiting Prague is like traveling back in time. You encounter history at every step you take and around every corner you turn. The whole city thrives in folk stories, historical legends and myths. The houses, the churches, the…

Loket – A hidden gem in the shadow of Karlovy Vary

One of the most common daytrips for travellers who visit Prague is the world famous town of Karlovy Vary. Just 15 km from the centre of Karlovy Vary, on the banks of Ohre River, you can visit one of the most beautiful towns of Czech Republic (and of Central Europe on our opinion), which is…