Mexican Food: Cactus (Nopales)

When I recently wrote about my day trip from Queretaro to Bernal, I got a lot of interest about cactus as food. So here is a post dedicated to nopal! There are over 600 varieties of cactus in Mexico and the prickly pear cactus is commonly known as nopal which is eaten. The Mexican flag …

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Day Trip From Prague To The Spa Town of Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

Lingo in Transit

Karlovy Vary (or Carlsbad) is approximatelya 2 hour drive west of Prague. It’s known as a spa town and I’d seen pretty pictures of that town so that was enough to get me to book a day trip out. I went with Prague Sightseeing Tour (booked through Viator) for the 10 hour day trip.

It’s a scenic drive out of Prague past hops plantations and fields of green and forest on each side. We passed through the Moser glass factory to learn about glass blowing before setting foot in the Old Town of Karlovy Vary.

One of the first things you will notice is that there are small kiosks selling really weird looking cups where you drink from the handle. With the town sitting on a number of hot springs, there are drinking fountains across the town where you can use your new niche cup to taste the assorted mineral…

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Day Trip To Bernal From Queretaro- Pueblos Magicos

This post is the next adventure on my Mexican trip. After having our day exploring Queretaro, the next day on our Mexico trip was a day trip to Bernal. Other posts related to this trip:Top 8 things to do in Mexico CityMy first impression of MexicoDay trip from Mexico City to Teotihuacan We boarded our …

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Taking A Nuclear Bunker Tour in Prague, Czech Republic

Thickness of the front door I had never seen a war bunker before. This all changed in Prague when I took a Communism and Nuclear War Bunker Tour after googling for odd tours and sites to see. Our starting point was the office- located in the Main Square to the left of the clock tower …

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