Travel Blogs from Prague
... with our new friends we headed into the heart of the city and along the river Vlatva to see what Prague had to offer. Our main stop of the first day was the Mala Strana, the big city park in the hills over looking the city. Prague is not a flat city such as Berlin with the sprawling metropolitan area, it is a traditional castle city with the walled Prague Castle up on the hill with the massive cathedral overlooking its subjects below (so to speak). And then ...
... a small amount smelt the aroma and then tasted it. Satisfied he then decanted the bottle and came and after showing us a glass and asking if I wanted to taste the wine (I said no) poured us a glass. He kept the decanter over in the window.
An amazing performance and our wine was at the lower end (if not the lowest) of the selection.
We only had ONE bottle and a port.
Bit of tongue anyone? - The fifth course - Smoked Beef Tongue, yellow pea and apple.
... and positive energy derived from symbols of the four essential elements: air water earth and fire. Alchemy had to be carried out in secret because the Catholic church was against it. The Jews more more tolerant. So alchemist labs were in underground caverns, fronted by a more conventional pharmacy. Alchemy seems to me to be a mix of chemistry, botanical medicine, and magic. The sliding bookcase door is triggered by turning a dragon. This leads to the labs, ...
... and went to the Jewish Ghetto. Tickets were bit expensive so we just walked around the walls which surrounded the neighbourhood where Jews were confided before WW2. The main part I wanted to see was the Jewish Cemetery which is the most remarkable in Europe and results from numerous graves being stacked on top of each other due to the lack of space and a confusing array of head stones. There is a total of 12 layers of graves and could be as many as ...
On Saturday afternoon we met up with our tour group. There are 27 of us and everyone is an Aussie or a kiwi, making Michelle and I the token Canadians! Oh and there is also a couple from England. There were a total of nine of us staying in an 8 bed room, poor Hayley had to sleep on a small foam mattress on the floor. The people on our tour are great, everyone is super nice and friendly. Our first night out we went to an all you can ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Apartments Karlova Prague
Other places to stay in Prague
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $121
Praha 9, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $56
- Great hotel, great price
- Great hotel
- Hotel OK, shame about the location
Praha 4, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Great hotel
- A Huge Dissapointment
- Well worth the extra journey
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $168
- Solid 4 star
- A Good Choice
- A Very Pleasant Surprise
Praha 9, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $76
Praha 4, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $68
- Lovely Hotel
- Great location out of city centre
- Fantastic, good value, great standard hotel
Praha 6, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- Pleased with our choice.
- Nice but not near the city center
- Great hotel
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $158
- Excellent Staff
- Great staff, great location.
- Fantastic hotel, Great Location
Praha 8, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $66
Praha 8, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $114
- A 5 Nights' family holiday - smashing!!
- Lovely hotel
- Breathtaking Atrium, Irritating Corridor Music (sorry so wordy, summary at end!)
Praha 5, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $75
- Pleasantly Surprised.. :)
- 1st class
Praha 3, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $73
- Not All That
- Super! An outstanding hotel in a sublime area.
- Standard, edge of town Novotel
Praha 1, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- Had a great stay...
- Pleased with the pyramida
- A Great hotel with easy access
Praha 4, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $86
Praha 6, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $68
- Not your typical Holiday Inn
- Royal treatment at sensible prices
- Superb Hotel!!
Praha 5, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $48
Tlalpan Sur/South, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $50
Praha 1, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Great price & location
- Had problems..Very good location
- Great hotel
Praha 5, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $89
- What a pleasant surprise
- Most hip hotel so far...
Praha 2, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $81
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $438
- Outstanding Hotel
- Perfect in Every Way
- Ultimate luxury
Praha 1, Prague | 5 star hotelfrom $133
- Great Hotel!
- Perfect for a short break
- Wow! What a fantastic hotel!!!
Praha 10, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $44
- Nice clean Hotel
- No Bedbugs
- A pleasant surprise in Prague
Praha 7, Prague | 4 star hotelfrom $53
Praha 8, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $85
Praha 11, Prague | 3 star hotelfrom $49
- Great, but be careful
- Great trip, but hotels a bit far from city
- Cheap and Clean for student travelling in Prague!