Ice Hockey World Championships: Czech Republic Vs USA Preview

It may not be the most important competition for US fans, but the Czech Republic will go insane if they get beat the USA this Thursday. It’s been 6 long years since the Czech Republic last took home a medal from the Hockey World Championships but a subtle sense of optimism has been slowly developing … Continue reading Ice Hockey World Championships: Czech Republic Vs USA Preview

5 Ways To Make Friends In Prague, Czech Republic

How To Make Friends In Prague Moving to any new city can be a daunting prospect. First there are the legal requirements and documentation to adhere to and the dreaded foreign office where you are labelled an alien questioned about your motives. If you aren’t moving for work, employment is also high on the priority … Continue reading 5 Ways To Make Friends In Prague, Czech Republic

The Czech Restaurant Smoking Ban Stays

The ban on smoking in restaurants is set to continue, for at least another 9 months anyway, as the government voted not to overturn the ban, despite heavy pressure from some political groups. Adam Vojtěch, the Health Minister, reminded members of the government that 18,000 people per year in the Czech Republic die of smoking-related … Continue reading The Czech Restaurant Smoking Ban Stays

‘Ice Mother’ Sweeps Awards At 2018 Czech Movie Awards

Ice Mother (Bába z ledu), written and directed by Bohdan Sláma, won big at the Czech film awards this weekend, taking home 6 awards. The movie won the best film, best director, best screenplay, best actress, best actor and best supporting actress categories. The Cesky Lev, or Czech Lion, was this weekend held for the … Continue reading ‘Ice Mother’ Sweeps Awards At 2018 Czech Movie Awards

7 Days, 7 Bars in Prague, Czech Republic

With so many establishments to choose from, its sometimes difficult to decide where to drink in Prague. To make it slightly easier, we’ve made a 7 day drinking schedule with a slightly different theme each day. Unless others decide for you, it’s sometimes difficult to choose a venue to frequent with such a wide selection of … Continue reading 7 Days, 7 Bars in Prague, Czech Republic

The Czech Beauty Wars Intensify

When asking a foreigner why they moved to the Czech Republic, one of the most common answers you will hear is because of a girl. It isn’t much of a coincidence that men from across the world meet Czech girls and promptly decide to uproot and follow them home, as one expat once eloquently remarked … Continue reading The Czech Beauty Wars Intensify

New Spider Species Found In Czech Republic

Arachnophobes beware; a new species of spider has been discovered in the Czech Republic. Located in the sparse oak forests in the warmer regions of South Moravia and Eastern Bohemia, the šestiočky vidlozubé, which translates as the six-eyed tooth-tooth, was discovered and confirmed by Milan Řezáč. Its Latin name is Dysdera cechica. Despite the news … Continue reading New Spider Species Found In Czech Republic

5 Czech Beauties Guaranteed To Brighten Up Your Instagram Feed

I was pretty slow on the uptake but I’ve recently discovered the fascinating world of Instagram and the people who live within it. At first I thought it would be pretty boring and senseless, especially when all this stuff is already on Facebook, but it is strangely fascinating to watch other people display their lives … Continue reading 5 Czech Beauties Guaranteed To Brighten Up Your Instagram Feed

Czech The Records: Vaclav Havel Was Technically President of 4 Different Nations

Vaclav Havel was a Czech writer and dissident whose eloquent dissections of Communist oppression helped to destroy it in revolutions that reverberated across Europe and culminated with the bringing down of the Berlin Wall and the end of the USSR. But did you know that he was (technically) the president of 4 different countries?   … Continue reading Czech The Records: Vaclav Havel Was Technically President of 4 Different Nations