WordPress Photochallenge: A wedding in Prague


It was our first visit to Prague, combined with a week in Budapest. I got up early to walk around the old city centre avoiding the later crowds of stag and hen parties which dominate this city at weekends. Crossing the old market square to get my first view of Prague’s Astronomical Clock ..... a … Continue reading WordPress Photochallenge: A wedding in Prague

A Slav Epic weekend in Prague


Our 5 day trip to Prague was a disaster! Apparently the city becomes the world capital every weekend for Stag & Hen Parties, street vomiting, yobbishness and general rowdyism. Only one person rescued us ....... the late master of Art Nouveau, Alphonse Mucha. Born in 1860 Mucha became a painter and commercial artist renowned for … Continue reading A Slav Epic weekend in Prague

Local: A mosaic of museums 2016


A fellow blogger recently wrote an article about what it is that gives people "the travel bug", is it genetic handed on from parents, is it a single experience of a childhood holiday, is it influence from a friend? In my case it doesn't seem to be any of these, certainly not genetic because the … Continue reading Local: A mosaic of museums 2016