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The London Eye

The London Eye

Erected in 1999, the 135m (443 ft), London Eye was at one time the world’s largest Ferris wheel, conceptualized and designed by Marks Barfield, a husband and wife architectural team. The couple submitted their concept for a gigantic observation (Ferris) wheel as part of a competition to design and construct a landmark for the new millennium. Located along the River Thames London’s South Bank, this spectacular landmark should definitely be on your "Things to Do" list.

 

23.1.2015 | Pedros | Cities | Read more
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City of Venice

City of Venice

Venice is the capital of Veneto Region. It is located in the marshy Venetian Lagoon which stretches along the shoreline. Venice is renowned for its picturesque beauty and its art and architecture. The complete city is listed under the World Heritage Site. The city is criss crossed with canals, which gives a unique experience to the tourists. If you want to get around a bit more quickly, there are numerous vaporetti (water buses) and water taxis.

 

6.10.2013 | Dan | Cities | Read more
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Cabin of the greenYacht Hotel in Prague

Cabin of the greenYacht Hotel in Prague

During our last visit in Prague we had spent two nights in GreenYacht Hotel on the Vltava River. Our cabin belonged to a category of romantic cabinet and offered a beautiful view on the Vltava River and opposite bank. Especially after nightfall was the view on the Vltava surface with reflecting lights just magical.

 

28.3.2013 | Prague guide | Accommodation | Read more
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GreenYacht Restaurant Hotel in Prague

GreenYacht Restaurant Hotel in Prague

We made ​​a trip to Prague at the end of March. We bought two discount vouchers for following attractions: The first voucher was for Romantic stay at GreenYacht **** on the Vltava river that included a three-course candlelight dinner. The second voucher was for a luxury four-course dinner for two in the restaurant Golden Snake (Zlatý Had) in Prague.

 

Golf restaurant GreenYacht Hotel in Prague

 

27.3.2013 | Prague guide | Accommodation | Read more
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Prague Astronomical Clock on Old Town Hall

Prague Astronomical Clock on Old Town Hall

Prague Astronomical Clock on the south side of the Old Town Hall Tower in Prague is nowadays great tourist attraction and is one of the most famous tourist sightseeing in Prague.

 

17.12.2012 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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Hostan Brewery in the historical center of Znojmo

Hostan Brewery in the historical center of Znojmo

Building of Hostan Brewery is situated on the forecastle of Znojmo Castle, right in the historical center of Znojmo. History of Hostan dates back to the Middle Ages when in1278 Rudolf of Habsburg confirmed right to brew beer for the town of Znojmo. Hostan name is derived from name of the first brewer and his name Hostan is mentioned in the records of the time of Charles IV.

 

Hostan Brewery around the castle rotunda of St. Catherine

 

25.9.2012 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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Rotunda of St. Catherine in the area of Znojmo Castle

Rotunda of St. Catherine in the area of Znojmo Castle

Rotunda of St. Catharine is a unique Romanesque monument from 11 th century. Rotunda was built probably around year 1100 by Bretislas I. as a part of Znojmo Castle and originally was dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

 

History of Rotunda of St. Catherine

 

20.9.2012 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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The Austrian Parliament, Vienna monumental landmark

The Austrian Parliament, Vienna monumental landmark

The Austrian Parliament is monumental building situated on circular Ringstrasse Boulevard around the city center, near the Vienna City Hall and Hofburg. Austrian Parliament Building was designed by architect Theophil von Hansen and under his leadership was construction of the building finished the in the end of 19th century.

5.9.2012 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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Imperial Schönbrunn Palace

Imperial Schönbrunn Palace

Schonbrunn castle in Vienna is a symbol of Viennese elegance and it is usually „must“ place for all visitors of Vienna. Summer imperial residence was a favorite place of staing of Empress Sisi. At the time, the Baroque imperial summer palace was located near Vienna. During the tour, do not miss the Schonbrunn palace garden with Neptune fountain and impressive Gloriet, which rises majestically above the Schönbrunn Palace.

 

5.9.2012 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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Schönbrunn, a summer residence of the Austro-Hungarian emperors

Schönbrunn, a summer residence of the Austro-Hungarian emperors

Katterburg, the location of the current Schönbrunn Palace, was acquired by the Emperor Maximilian II. It was also favoured by his son, the Emperor Matthias, and the historic castle was rebuilt to a hunting-seat in 1569. The hunting-seat was unfortunately destroyed by the Turks in 1683, and in 1695, the Emperor Leopold I entrusted the main architect Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach with plans for a new palace to overshadow Versailles.

 

4.9.2012 | Prague guide | Cities | Read more
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