Czech Republic: Boat trip Prague -> Slapy

Czechs are famous for their favourite weekend past time – tending to their summer houses – which are anything from simple sheds, cabin lodges, huts to luxurious chalets – and river sailing. So during one visit in Prague I decided to give it a go and set by a steamboat on Vltava river to Slapy.

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Hungary: Budapest’s Városliget park and the surroundings

In the Városliget park there is the zoo, the amusement park, as well as the Széchenyi furdo, and the Vajdahunyad Palace – a mixup of the Gothic and Renaissance architecture. A short walk around the park and the surrounding area is definitely worth it.

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U susedov: Potulky Budapešťou

Budapešť je krásna, dýcha tu história, jedlo je skvelé a maďarská kúpeľná kultúra má tiež čosi do seba. Mesto samotné, vrátane nabrežia Dunaja, štvrte s kráľovským palácom a Andrássyho ulica sú zapísané na zozname svetového dedičstva UNESCO od roku 1987.

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Discovering Slovakia: Castle in Trencin

There is a lot of castles in Slovakia. Some are still standing and open for public visits, others are only ruins, like Beckov . Castle in Trencin belongs to the first category. It is located up on a hill towering over the city and it is visible from almost anywhere. My favourite view is when driving from the sport recreational area on the island or from the highway in the distance.

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France: Medieval village of Yvoire

A beautiful medieval village of Yvoire lies on the French shore of Lac Leman surrounded by picturesque peaks of French Alps. The village has a boat connection from Geneva, Nyon and Lausanne and is a popular target with tourists especially in the summer. The medieval city center is small, cosy and full of flowers. From the spots, the most interesting are the castle, the Garden of 5 senses, the domaine de Rovorrée and, of course, the lake shore.

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