Czech Republic

Unlike North American suds that get gulped down mostly for the buzz they give, Czech beers are savored for their taste. And after having a few, I admit, they provide a heck of a buzz too. But I wasn’t driving. We had three evenings in Prague at the …

The narrow streets were packed with pedestrians. Not surprising for Prague, even in November. Throughout the year this bustling city that never seems to sleep maintains its fasciation for visitors young and old. This civilized European  city was a fitting location to cap off a Danube river cruise on …

Their eyes seem to follow you wherever you go. No they’re not spies left over from the Communist era. They’re decorative faces painted on the upper floors of houses in Cesky Krumlov that– like most everything in this remarkable town in the Czech Republic– have endured …