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See the Rudolf Jelinek Brandy Factory in Vizovice

old green truch jelinek brandy factory vizovice

Originally published 8/25/2018 Rudolf Jelinek Brandy Factory in Vizovice, Czechia ​The main attraction to visit in the town of Vizovice, Czechia is the Rudolf Jelinek brandy factory. This town lies in a valley and upon entering it looks much like you would expect from a grape-growing vineyard area similar in feel to Italy or California. However, […]

TBEX Ostrava 2018 Travel Bloggers Conference

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Originally published August 27, 2018 The Colossal Gong and TBEX Ostrava 2018 Not to be Confused with T-Rex and the Bang-a-Gong song from the 1970s wondering how many of you will get that? Surely , that dates me! haha. The official hashtag of the conference: #TBEXostrava2018 I was excited to be going to my first […]

Flying by Jet Airplane is Here to Stay

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Alternative solutions on the horizon with a goal to reduce emissions The cleaner the air, the better for all of us As of 2019 there were 4.5 billion people travelling globally by jet airplane. By 2020, when the pandemic hit, we know that almost all traveling came to a standstill. The biggest benefit from that […]

See why Ostrava has become a Repurposed City

Destination Ostrava for business conferences and tourists alike This is a city with a history that shows the spirit of the Czech people in how they took something old and turned it into something new. Ostrava lies in the Moravian-Silesian region of the Czech Republic, about 3 hours from the capital of Prague. Awarded town status […]

Review of RegioJet train service from Prague to Ostrava, Czechia

Originally published August 24, 2018 What is train travel like in Czechia? I had ridden on trains in Europe before, but this was to be my first time in the country of Czechia. I was going to a travel bloggers conference and therefore was given a free ticket by Czech Tourism courtesy of RegioJet railway […]

What can you see and do in Poruba, Czechia?

old building archway in street of Poruba

The Poruba of 2018 vs. 1958 In this suburb of Ostrava, Czech Republic, there are a few things one can take a day trip to see. The tram from the center of Ostrava will get you there in about 30-40 minutes as it is only 10km away. Once there get off at the stop for […]

Best Things to See in Enchanting Kroměříž

The Great Town Square of Kromeriz We arrived in the town of Kroměříž, Czech Republic in the hot afternoon of a July summer sun. At first sight, the baroque-style buildings looked dainty in their pastel-hued colors surrounding the cobbled-stone town square dating from the 13th century making for an intriguing allure to want to go […]

Zlin in the Bata Region of Eastern Czechia

Originally published August 14, 2018 Bata is more than old shoes The Bata region is about a 3 1/2 hour train ride from Prague. This area lies in the Eastern Moravian region of the Czech Republic (now called Czechia) and is named after one of Czech’s most celebrated entrepreneurs, Tomas Bata. In Czech it is […]

9 Things to do in The Wellness Spa Town of Luhacovice

Luhacovice Spa Hotel

The mineral springs in Eastern Moravia are a centerpiece gateway to health Originally Visited: August 1, 2018 Republished: August 1, 2022 1. Rejuvenate at a Spa Hotel in Luhacovice, Czechia First and foremost this town became known for its curative qualities in the 18th century due to the abundance of mineral spring water in the […]