Category Archives: Czech Republic

Entering the World of Franz Kafka

I was entranced while in Prague to visit a museum dedicated to the life and work of Czech writer Franz Kafka (1883-1924). His letters, diaries and photographs are on display, along with 3-D installations. Reviews of the Museum on Trip … Continue reading

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Must See and Fun Things to Do in Prague

My wife, son and I spent three days in Prague, Czech Republic. What a beautiful, compact walking city — actually far more attune to tourists than Budapest. Here is our slide show. Prague Castle takes about half a day to … Continue reading

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Eastern Europeans Nervous About Putin and Trump

One of the great success stories of the late 20th and early 21st century was the destruction of the Iron Curtain, liberation of the former Eastern BlocĀ or Warsaw Pact countries from Soviet tyranny, their embrace of free markets, and, with … Continue reading

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‘Grand Budapest Hotel’

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