Best Vineyards Near Brno: An Easy DIY South Moravia Wine Tour

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Do you think that the Czech Republic (Czechia) doesn’t have great wines? Think again. When I was staying in Brno, its second-largest city, I jumped at the chance to do a self-guided South Moravia wine tour. Not only was this easy to do but Czech wine was a revelation. In this article, I raise a […]

One Day in Brno: An Itinerary You’ll Want to Steal

white buildings and a clock tower in a small square with a sign saying brno

It’s not easy playing second fiddle to the fairytale city of Prague but Brno is emerging from the shadow of its more famous neighbour. The second-largest city in the Czech Republic (Czechia) is packed with culture and history and is a far less touristy alternative to Prague or Vienna. But what are the best things […]

Is Vaduz Worth Visiting? 5 Reasons to Say Yes!

wooden covered bridge across an aquamarine river with snow covered mountains close by

Vaduz, the capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein, is often overshadowed by its bigger and brasher European neighbours. With a population of just over 5,000 people, this is one of the world’s smallest and least-known capital cities. I took a day trip to Vaduz as part of an Interrail trip through Europe and discovered a […]

A Perfect Day Trip to Liechtenstein

vaduz cathedral framed by white blossoms

Do you think that country-bagging is the only reason to visit Liechtenstein? Think again. On a day trip to Liechtenstein from Feldkirch in Austria as part of an Interrail trip from London to Budapest, I quickly discovered that this tiny principality is more than cowbells and questionable bank accounts. Fancy finding out more? Get the […]