Banska Stiavnica, on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1993 is the oldest mining town in Slovakia and due to its mineral wealth (gold, silver and copper were all mined here) it was both prosperous and sought after – the Turks tried to conquer it during a prolonged invasion of … Read More
Donna Murphy and her husband Dale spent 10 days in Croatia (with day trips to Mostar in Bosnia & Herzegovina and to Montenegro) with JayWay Travel in September 2011, for which we arranged the accommodation and transfers. Here’s their trip report, the very first entry in the new Guest Trip … Read More
We’ve just added Berlin to the destinations on offer here at JayWay Travel and one of the most common combinations of itinerary is Prague and Berlin (and often Budapest too. Check our Prague to Budapest post). As the crow flies, the two capitals are 280km apart and you can travel the … Read More
Last month the JayWay crew gathered in Venice, arriving by plane, train and automobile, for a combined all-hands meeting and research visit. After several years of research visits there, for the 2012 season we are adding Venice to the JayWay destination line-up and yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site. Many … Read More
Croatia is a timeless country with something for everyone and is one of our most popular summer vacation destinations. Its mix of rich history, breathtaking nature, endless coastline, classic architecture, vibrant culture, delicious cuisine and warm climate make it a holiday paradise. Its geography means there is abundant coastline and … Read More
With the sun coming up on a glorious, if slightly bracing October Saturday morning, we bundled into the rented car and headed West out of Prague, to Plzeň (Pilsen in German). Getting there By road the journey takes between 80 and 90 minutes. We went by car because I’d rented … Read More
Karlovy Vary or Carlsbad in German, is the Czech Republic’s longest established spa town. It was founded by Charles IV, the over-achieving King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor who has a bridge named after him in Prague.
A two day trip to Ceske Budejovice and Cesky Krumlov in South Bohemia, Czech Republic. Notes on things to do and see and how to get there.