Adventures in the Czech Republic

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Adventures in the Czech Republic
Zoe is a British expat now living in South Bohemia, Czech Republic.
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  • Mikulov - Home of Wine 1 week ago  Mikulov is one of my favourite Czech places. In some ways it is like Cesky Krumlov, but without the tourists and with wine. It is in the south of Moravia on the Austrian border.Mikulov sits at the end of the Palava Hills, which stand out against the surrounding plain like the back of a monstrous...
  • Prague Transport - Trams 2 weeks ago As I said in a previous post trams are my preferred form of public transport in Prague. The metro is very limited and doesn't have the advantage of taking you past the city's sights. You can also get a much better idea of the layout of the city from a tram seat. There are a lot of tramlines, but...
  • Kroměříž 2 weeks ago One of the members of the Archaeological Group I have organized three tours for over the years is a Baroque nut. I know to always include some Baroque architecture to keep him happy and so it was inevitable that I would take the group to Kroměříž one day.Kroměříž is a small Moravian city...
  • Getting Around Prague - The Metro 3 weeks ago Prague has three metro lines - A (green), B (yellow) and C (red). The lines cross at only three stations (Můstek, Muzeum and Florenc), all of which are in the centre of the city and are actually not that far from each other. In other words if you want to change lines you have to go into the centre...
  • A Walk on the Palava - a photographic record 4 weeks ago I spoke a few weeks about how lovely walking on the Palava Hills can be, especially when the Spring flowers were out. And now here is a post to prove it. I spent Saturday morning walking around the Devin Nature Trail. First I had to climb up from the plain below through woods which, as you can see...

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Website Reviews » There are 11 reviews on Adventures in the Czech Republic

Karen
15:56 PM November 20, 2012

One of the coolest things about Zoe's blog is that we became friends because of it. I was blogging in Prague and she was blogging in South Bohemia. I can't say I know of a single other English-language blogger in South Bohemia. She writes about incredibly interesting stuff because she brings such a varied background to it: puppeteer, NGO manager, writer of great books, and tourism organizer to name a few. South Bohemia is lucky to have Zoe advocating for it. She brings new people to a special corner of the world through her writing and work.

Lollo Rosso
19:20 PM December 10, 2012

How exciting to move to South Bohemia and to set up a blog bringing that corner of the world to England

Michael Dufton
20:24 PM December 10, 2012

Excellent way of knowing what is what

Philip
20:39 PM December 10, 2012

A lovely blog, revealing a real warmth for both the people and the place, and full of information about life in this little known area in the middle of Europe.

Patricia Shone
22:24 PM December 10, 2012

Always discovering the interesting details about Bohemia, the things we're too busy drinking coffee to find out about. She has a real feel for the place but with an English perspective. Good reading.

Ann Kramer
22:42 PM December 10, 2012

Fascinating, accessible blog that makes me want to visit the Czech Republic.

Gormie
07:17 AM December 11, 2012

Very nice and interesting blog.

Janet Dufton
14:55 PM December 11, 2012

Always so knowledgable and interesting.

John Wilkinson
18:15 PM December 11, 2012

Great blog devoted to the Czech Republic, particularly the often over-looked areas outside of its capital city - with fascinating insights in to the culture and nature of various corners of the country. Occasionally poignant, frequently funny and always beautifully written.

Eva
13:11 PM December 12, 2012

I stumbled upon this blog purely by chance, and I find the posts about life in the Czech Republic from a British perspective a very enjoyable, well-written, and well-informed read.

Russell Roe
21:51 PM December 12, 2012

I particularly enjoy reading this blog because it gives an account of life in rural Czech Republic where there are of course fewer expats. One of my favourite blog posts (on any blog I have read) was written some time ago but is so thoughtfully written, the post gives an account of a train journey to post Velvet Revolution (then) Czechoslovakia that few Westerners would have experienced. From this post I really got the feeling that life for Czechs was going to change but their history was always going to be there with them in the background. This post and many others evocatively convey what is happening in the Czech Republic from someone who knows the country and particularly South Bohemia very well.

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