Tag Archives: Czech Republic

Rail Travel in Europe

I get a kick out of train rides. We’re really missing out in the U.S., I can tell you. Some of us have ridden the Amtrak trains – I have on four occasions for somewhat lengthy trips and once more … Continue reading

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What to Expect from Coffee in Europe

First, I’ll put this up top this time: check out the summer’s collection of posts on the main 2017 travel page. — At the Athens airport, I had a long layover. Seven hours, actually. The duration of this stopover wasn’t … Continue reading

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Würzburg: A Gem in Germany

Note: New Photos Included! Reliable Internet Access Acquired. Würzburg, situated to the west of Nuremberg and a mere 45-minute train ride away, quickly stole my heart. Less popular than it’s neighbor to the east (though still crawling with tourists at … Continue reading

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Day 20: Castles and Doughballs! (July 4th)

After a few-hour drive and then a stopover last night in Prague at the family apartment, we’ve moved to Krušovice to stay with some extended family for the next few days… Today we went as a group to investigate Krivoklat, … Continue reading

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Day 19: Ostrov

It was good to meet back up with Nicolle last night at the train station. She, her mom, and her sister (whose website is here) met me at Karlovy Vary. They took me right to dinner in Ostrov, where we’re … Continue reading

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