Hyatt Regency, Miami

The Hyatt Regency Miami is a very impressive looking hotel as you drive up.  It’s a large modern looking building with an impressive front entrance.  The public areas may have been renovated in the past few years as they are very modern, open and inviting.  All the employees I came in contact with were very…

La Republic Restaurant, Prague

This was our first day in Prague and we had no idea where to go for dinner.  The folks at the front desk recommended La Republic,  so armed with only a small torn map,  and no water in our canteens, off we went.  The restaurant was only a few blocks from our hotel and was…

The Eurostar Book Hotel, Munich, Germany

The Eurostar Book Hotel, Munich is in a very interesting building. It appears to be part of an older building that has been completely remodeled into a new, modern, sleek design.  You could tell immediately that the theme of the hotel is a literary one, because of the large book hanging on the wall behind…

Pasta Fresca, Prague

So let’s say you’re visiting Prague and you just can’t bear the thought of eating one more dinner of (great) Czech food.  Are you in the mood for Italian?  In Prague?  Yes, in Prague and I know just the place.  It’s called Pasta Fresca.  The restaurant was a short walk from our hotel but well…

For The Best Pizza in Prague…

While we were in Prague we had a number of restaurants recommended to us.  In the pizza category, everyone told us Pizza Nuova was by far the best in Prague.  It’s located in what looks like a shopping mall and can be easily missed as the sign blends in with the rest of the other…

Passau, Bavaria, Germany

Passau is a small town in Bavaria very close to the Austrian border.  It’s at the confluence of three rivers, the Danube, Inn, and Ilz.  It’s known as the “City of Three Rivers”.  As you can see below, the streets are all cobblestone and the buildings are from the Baroque period.  We toured the city…