Carnival — or "Masopust," as it is called in Prague — hosts festivities ranging from a fancy costume ball and special gallery exhibits to wild street fairs and parades throughout the Czech capital’s districts and surrounding villages.
Having spent the last two years stationed in Germany and enjoying the local food, wine and beer, we decided to venture out and spend a week touring the western portion of the Czech Republic called Bohemia.
The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo's new Rosebrough Tiger Passage puts visitors in the middle of the exhibit to see tigers up close. But it's safe. The main danger for guests is when nature calls and a tiger is prowling over their heads.