prague's jewish quarter

Visiting Prague’s Jewish Quarter can be overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be logistically overwhelming. Here’s the easiest way to visit the Jewish Quarter of Prague and a bit of background on this little neighborhood with lots of history. Prague’s Jewish Quarter: Layers of History Prague is home to one of the oldest recorded …

Terezin Concentration Camp

Picture this: The International Red Cross is coming to the ghetto. Yes, that kind of ghetto. The European ghettos that Jews were forced into during the horrific years of 1938-1945. There is overcrowding. There is stench. There is death. There is death everywhere, in fact. But there is hope. The Red Cross is coming …

Prague without the crowds feature

Prague is one of the best cities in the world to visit. Prague is also one of the busiest cities in the world to visit, especially during the holiday season. But, fear not, I’ve learned how to see all the major sites AND avoid the tourist crowds of Prague! Avoiding the Tourist Crowds in …

charles bridge on a walking tour of prague

When I first decided to travel to all of the cities that my partner saw during his European adventure in his last year of life, I was pretty excited that Prague was on the list.