Hiking and Camping in Bohemian Switzerland

Bohemian Switzerland

Bohemian Switzerland National Park (České Švýcarsko) is located in the north-western Czech Republic. The Elbe River separates it from Germany and the Saxon Switzerland National Park. Bohemian Switzerland, sometimes called Czech Switzerland, can be a fun and inexpensive destination with hiking trails suitable for all ages. Hiking to Pravčická Brána If you are coming from … Read more

Day Trip from Prague – Lhota Lake

Lhota Lake, Czech Republic

You probably don’t expect to spend much time on sandy beaches in a landlocked country like the Czech Republic, but when the summer temperature starts to rise, that’s exactly where you find many Czechs sunning themselves. The Czech Republic may not have an ocean but it makes up for it with many man-made lakes and … Read more

Dresden Christmas Market

Founded in 1434, the main Dresden Christmas Market (Striezelmarkt) is the oldest in Germany. With around 250 stands, it is much larger than the Christmas markets I have visited in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. So large that I didn’t get a chance to see all of it in the hours I was there. We … Read more

15 Things We Have Learned About Camping in Europe

Camping in Europe is very different from the camping trips I remember from childhood in the States. We had only camped a couple of times in Croatia and Slovenia before this trip but liked it enough to plan a bigger road trip during 2016. Since May 12, we have spent 40 nights camping in a … Read more