Another Starbucks mug which was brought to me by my daughter in December 2014 from Prague, Czech Republic. She and her best friend stayed for a weekend there and enjoyed the city for just two days. Travelled by car for about four hours excluding rest or break.

My STARBUCKS MUG from Prague – iCookiTravel

My second mug from Starbucks. The first Starbucks Branch in Czech was opened on  January 22, 2008 in MalostranskĂ© námÄ›stĂ­. Their people claiming that not just passionate purveyors of coffee, but everything else that goes with a full and rewarding coffeehouse experience. They also offer a selection of premium Tazo teas, fine pastries and other delectable treats to please the taste buds. And the music you hear in store is chosen for its artistry and appeal. It’s not unusual to see people coming to Starbucks to chat, meet up or even work. It is a neighborhood gathering place, a part of the daily routine – and they couldn’t be happier about it. Get to know their branch and you’ll see: they are so much more than what they brew. I’ve been there for so many times, not only for a weekend as well just for shopping hours. One among neighbour country of Austria.

Sipping my Lavender Tea product of Sidroga. The tea treat for rest and relaxation.
Overloading, Pressure, Stress and Restless rushing you through the day. Finally, only in the evening is time to turn off everything. The pleasant taste is new to enjoy a special tea from real lavender flowers. Lavender as a tea or bath additive smells of relaxation and summer evening in Provence and is also known as the “blue gold South of France”. Its versatility makes it particularly valuable and popular.

Source: http://www.sidroga.com/at_de/tee/spezielle-teesorten/sidroga-lavendel.html



Last Saturday, May 4 the group of Caviteños (CIRCULO Caviteño) here in Vienna went on Pilgrimage to Prague. We left Vienna around 6:40 am and arrived in Prague around 12 noon. The pilgrimage was all about the Infant Jesus of Prague (Sto. Niño de Prague).


Since we arrived noontime my daughter and I we had our lunch at Zebra Asian Noodle Bar located at old town square Prague. The decor is very well done, unfussy but still with many details. The menu is a culinary journey through Asia … Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese and Japanese! The portions are adequate and very tasty. The staff was very friendly. (For more details check here out : http://www.zebranoodlebar.cz/) I got my garnished salmon with rice and with teriyaki sauce. While my daughter ordered spareribs with honey sauce. But beforehand we had won ton soup. And after attending the holy mass we had our coffee break at Starbucks/ ÄŚeská republika. As you could see picture above. Then we took a walk around the old town square. This was not our first visit to Prague. The last time we are here with my whole family was five years ago.


At three o’clock in the afternoon we celebrated the mass at the Church of Our Lady Victorious. Located at Karmelitská Street. Wherein the statue of Infant Jesus of Prague at home during this time. Many of our Filipino Kababayans came from all over europe used to pilgrim at this place during first Sunday of May.


Picture above was taken at Charles Bridge!
The Charles Bridge is a famous historic bridge that crosses the Vltava river in Prague, Czech Republic. Its construction started in 1357 under the auspices of King Charles IV, and finished in the beginning of the 15th century. (Source:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Bridge)


Old Prague ham fresh from the grill at the Old Town Square and potatoes chips on sticks with chili and salt. Street stall selling potato crisps on sticks at Old Town Square.Todays International fast food chain has also found its way into Prague with McDonalds, starbucks or other fast food restaurants. Whether Chinese, Asian, Italian, here you will find all regions of the world as a culinary options again.
But the hearty Czech cuisine with dumplings, roast and the sauce is still a big hit if you like this type of cuisine. For dessert, then the famous pancakes in different variations, beers from the Czech Republic.


And not to forget the astronomical clock is a clock with special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information, such as the relative positions of the sun, moon, zodiacal constellations, and sometimes major planets. (Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:PragueTownHallClock.jpg)

After a whole day trip, came back to Vienna exactly eleven o’clock before midnight but had so much fun!