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Czech Republic: The wine towns of Valtice and Lednice

Czech Republic: The wine towns of Valtice and Lednice

The Czech Republic is way more than just Prague. Unfortunately, few people venture out into the lovely countryside, spending their holiday just in the city, or perhaps popping out to a nearby castle. To truly experience the country, (or any country) you must leave the “big” city and explore the smaller towns and the countryside. » Read more

Czech Republic: Five “off the beaten path” Bohemian gems

Czech Republic: Five “off the beaten path” Bohemian gems

Many tourists have a natural herding instinct. (Not you, of course, as you’re surely more discriminating than the average traveler!) However, the overwhelming majority of North Americans visiting the Czech Republic sadly still stay only in Prague. Until this year, Eurail train passes did not even include the Czech Republic—although holders of Eurail passes valid » Read more

Czech Beer Bellies: Status Report

Czech Beer Bellies: Status Report

As you might expect from the nation that invented Pilsner-style brews, Czechs drink an enormous amount of beer. Year in and year out, they stay neck and neck with Ireland, Belgium and Germany for most liters of beer drunk per capita in the world. It does a small nation proud. What’s the flip side to » Read more

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