Tag: Czech Republic

  • Style Moment | The Augustine

    Style Moment | The Augustine

    “Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.” Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) Italian Dominican priest, philosopher and theologian

  • COOL HOTELS | Prague | The Augustine

    COOL HOTELS | Prague | The Augustine

    In the 13th century, King Wenceslas (yes, the one from the Christmas Carol) founded the Saint Thomas Monastery for the Augustine Order of friars in Prague. It’s seven hundred years later, and the monastery is a five-star hotel called The Augustine, the result of a remarkable restoration that has combined luxury with the humble spirit…

  • Prague | Where’s Waldo?

    Prague | Where’s Waldo?

    Wandering around the city of Prague, I noticed that I could see the fairy castle on the hill no matter where I was.  It became like a “Where’s Waldo” game…here, you try it…

  • Vienna | It is Possible to Take Pictures

    Vienna | It is Possible to Take Pictures

    After grappling with the “no photograph” rule in Vienna museums, I rejoiced in seeing this little sign at the entrance of St. Nicholas Church in Prague.