Over the weekend I travelled to Prague for a friend’s birthday. The surprise party was by the river where we could play beach volleyball and enjoy some sangria.Continue reading “Stroll along the Vltava”
Prague is a beautiful city, regardless of where you are standing. I already wrote about the view from the Czech Eiffel Tower, but it isn’t the only place that can offer you a thrilling sight over this European capital. The Charles Bridge, the number one tourist attraction hides a special spot as well. It will only take you, sigh, a few stairs to reach.
So hey, did you know that Prague has an Eiffel tower…of sorts. I’ve wanted to go ever since I found out about it, but it took me a couple of visits to Prague to finally get to it. I got the chance this May when I travelled with friends which haven’t been to the city before. So when they wanted to go to the castle, my boyfriend and I decided we have already seen it a couple of times and we took the chance for a detour.
You can get to the tower (it is in a huge park on a hill) with a funicular which you can use with a normal city ticket. Or you can walk if you’re into that sort of thing…
You can get to the top of the tower with an elevator. Or you can take the stairs, if you’re into that sort of thing…
But I am not into that sort of thing. Stairs are my biggest enemy and winding stairs are their most horrible cousin.
I took the elevator up is what I’m saying.
My first time in Prague was in the summer of 2013. A friend of mine was doing an exchange semester in Bratislava and I went to visit her one day. There I met some of her friends – a British guy and a German guy – and we spend a fun day together. The guys were actually planning a trip to Prague, which my friend couldn’t attend, and they invited me to join them. Continue reading “My first time in Prague”