Tour of Imperial Europe

“Prague changes like a precious stone to reflect the weather, the time of day and the season of the year.” – Christian Norberg – Schulz

”We must not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we began and to know the place for the first time.” – T.S.Eliot

Left London via Gatwick Airport.

My husband and I arrived at Prague Airport at 5:15 in the afternoon. It was already so dark since it was November. We were planning to get an Uber but couldn’t find one…and the easier alternative was to get a cab for €16. (when I did my research it was only €9 for an Uber… but oh well)

The good thing is, the cab driver was very accommodating and he told us where to go and where to eat at this time of the night. Our first dinner in Prague is the traditional Czech dish Prazdroj Beef Goulash. This is baked homemade potato pancakes (leavened bread dumplings), which we had at Tradice, a pub near our hotel. Also had sausage and Sauerkraut with bread….not bad really for a pub food!

And of course Czech beer is also a must!

We didn’t know anything about the transport system so we just took a walk around after dinner… and walked and walked … and walked!

We saw the iconic Dancing House also known as the Fred and Ginger House. It was so beautiful at night, so for sure we have to see this during the day as well!

The weather that night was quite mild, so we didn’t mind walking for almost two hours. The view of the Vltava River at night was amazing!


  1. ourcrossings says:

    Great post and wonderful photos. I’ve never been to Prague but very much would love to visit one day as it seems to have plenty of amazing things to see and do. Thanks for sharing and have a good day ☺️ Aiva

    1. Teresa says:

      I enjoyed Prague so will be posting more walks in the next few weeks. Thanks for liking it ❤️

  2. restlessjo says:

    I tend to walk everywhere rather than use public transport, Teresa, and Prague looked beautiful by night Thanks so much for linking!.

    1. Teresa says:

      My knees are giving me problems now. Hopefully I still can in my next travels.

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  3. Toonsarah says:

    There’s something special about those first few hours in a new city, isn’t there? Just walking around, getting a feel of the place with no particular ‘sightseeing goal’ in mind 🙂

    1. Teresa says:

      It is just the taking it all in…. no expectations… no itinerary … Nice to do it all again sometime soon. Can’t wait!

  4. Rupali says:

    Lovely images. Prague is a great place to explore.

    1. Teresa says:

      Definitely is a great place. Thanks Rupali for stopping by!

  5. ThingsHelenLoves says:

    Prague is a beautiful city at any time, but how pretty she is dressed up in all the lights at night!

    1. Teresa says:

      That is so true Helen… beautiful anytime of the day! Thanks for stopping by!

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