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The tangled European histories of Valtice and Lednice Palaces

Look at a map of the area around the villages of Valtice and Lednice, and the thing that leaps out is the road connecting them. It’s 10km long and, in a hilly region of winding roads, it’s arrow straight. 790 palabras más


Mikulov, the heart and soul of Moravia's wine region

Chance had it that I arrived in Mikulov at a propitious moment. In a country famed for beer making, this beautiful town sits in the middle of the Czech Republic’s largest and most important wine producing region … and no, I didn’t know there was a Czech wine industry either. 739 palabras más


Phoenix from the flames, Moravia's glorious Telc

In 1530 disaster struck the beautiful small town of Telc. A terrible fire swept through the wooden houses reducing the early medieval town to ashes. Today, the triangular market square is ringed by colourful Renaissance and Baroque merchants houses, and is so perfectly preserved that it made the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1992. 630 palabras más


Top 10 things about Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a landlocked country, located in the heart of Europe. The state is divided into 2 major regions: the hilly Moravia, to the east, and Bohemia, to the west, a high plateau surrounded by low mountains. 361 palabras más



If you support a small club, you get used to there being ups and downs (or even quite big clubs – the lower leagues in England have several teams who were playing in the Premier League not so long ago, such as Portsmouth and Coventry City. 703 palabras más


Dobrý den, Praga!

Ciudad monumental que no necesita presentación, por sus mil paisajes preciosos e inigualables, y porque en anteriores capítulos ya estuve con los Spaniurds habituales hace año y medio. 714 palabras más

Blansko bite back in Velka Bites

There has been a lot of change at FK Blansko. After experiencing the dizzy heights of the third tier, we now find ourselves back in Divize and without most of the players,  without our old manager and assistant and a few of our supporters. 751 palabras más