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24 Hours in Brno

24 Hours in Brno

For a quick city break from Prague, or a stop between Prague and Vienna, Budapest or Bratislava, head to the Czech Republic’s second city of Brno. A roughly two hour drive/three hour train ride will land you in this university town brimming with interesting architecture and a burgeoning food scene. Our first recommendation, if you… Continue Reading

The Best of Brasov

The Best of Brasov

With the peaks of the Southern Carpathian Mountains as a backdrop, the town of Brasov offers historic and architectural delights in town, and great access to three of Transylvania’s best castles. The gothic and baroque city center sits under Mount Tampa and is the best place to experience all Brasov has to offer. The main… Continue Reading

Exploring Berlin’s Hackescher Markt

Exploring Berlin’s Hackescher Markt

For those looking for a different shopping experience in Berlin, head over to the Hackescher Markt area and the Hackesche Höfe. This complex built by August Endell and with facades dating from 1906 will satisfy you architecturally and provides fun opportunities to window shop. The website claims it’s “Germany’s largest enclosed courtyard area.” Walking through,… Continue Reading

A Kazimierz Tour

A Kazimierz Tour

Krakow’s Kazimierz quarter is one of the city’s most interesting neighborhoods. The Jewish quarter’s history is vast but it’s also repositioned itself as Krakow’s artsy district and place to go for dining and nightlife. Historical Kazimierz For an in-depth look at the history of the neighborhood, consider booking either a private or group tour. On… Continue Reading

The Venice Biennale 2015

The Venice Biennale 2015

From art to dance; architecture to film – the Venice Biennale is a showstopper of an event. Running in 2015 from May 9-November 22, the theme of All the World’s Futures has offered creative types myriad ways to express themselves. The Biennale dates back to 1895, when it was limited to just art. The 1930s… Continue Reading

Uoksas – foodie oasis in Kaunas

Uoksas – foodie oasis in Kaunas

Lithuania’s second city might be a a bit slow off the mark compared the culinary revolution afoot in the capital but there’s a place well worth visiting should you find yourself here. Working with mainly locally and preferably organically sourced ingredients the team here are challenging preconceptions about Lithuanian cuisine, one dish at a time.… Continue Reading

Salzburg Day Trip Ideas

Salzburg Day Trip Ideas

Doing some Bavarian mountain hiking (or just looking) and a trip to the Eagle’s Nest are two popular day trips from Salzburg. But the Austrian region here has a number of interesting possibilities, beyond the typical. Consider spending an extra night in Salzburg and arranging a one or two day car rental if you want… Continue Reading