I’m sure that when you have told people that you want to go to New York you have gotten some mixed responses like, “It’s filled with rats, there is always noise, there is so much crime. I would NEVER want to live there.” And then you hear, “New York is the best place on earth, once...
We love dramatic drives and anytime we travel near a drive, we rent a car and take the road. In today’s post we’ll be looking at dramatic drives along the Makran Coastal Highway in Pakistan. The Makran Coastal Highway is a 653 km-long coastal highway along Pakistan’s Arabian Sea coastline. It slithers and snakes across an inhospitable lunar...
Some people eat breakfast for breakfast, we eat dessert. Some people eat lunch for lunch, we eat dessert. Some people eat dinner for dinner, we eat dessert. This is mostly true when we travel to Prague, and especially when Cukrárna Myšák is nearby. These people have taken dessert and made it into an art form. Perhaps over 100 years of perfecting the...
Welcome to Kavárna Mezi Řádky With an interesting name, the Cafe Between the Lines, is a unique cafe, bakery and library where you can eat fresh organic foods, drink fair trade coffee and delicious homemade desserts. Open for breakfast and lunch, they serve salads, soups, pancakes, quiches, sandwiches and variety of sweets. And if you happen to...
Vinohradský hřbitov (Vinohrady Cemetery) is located in Prague 10. The cemetery was established in 1885 and has grown, expanding in size 3 times over the years. Currently the cemetery sits on 25 acres. It contains the largest crematorium in Europe, Strašnice Crematorium. Antonín Turek was a municipal architect in 1897 and he designed the chapel which is near the...
What is the Concorde? Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde is a turbojet-powered supersonic passenger jet airliner. It featured a maximum speed over twice the speed of sound at Mach 2.04, with seating for 92 to 128 passengers. Taking its first flight in 1969, the Concorde entered into commercial service in 1976 and continued flights for 27 years until...