#LifeInCzechia Each country has its own cuisine that is special to them. And it is definitely part of the experience when traveling somewhere new or staying somewhere for a longer time. So, where can you find typical Czech cuisine? We already wrote about Brno, Olomouc and Hradec Králové. Let’s take a look at the restaurants with typical Czech cuisine in Prague, Pilsen and Pardubice now.
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Tax return and Tax Discounts in Czechia
#LifeInCzechia The tax season is here again and we have prepared a brief overview of its most pleasant part – tax discounts.
As an expat living in the Czech Republic, you need to pay attention to which discount categories apply to you because many apply only to Czech residents.
Which are the tax discounts that can be claimed by anyone regardless of their residentship?
Czech Meals in Brno, Olomouc and Hradec Králové
#LifeInCzechia If you want to get to know the country well, you should definitely try its typical dishes. For Czechia, it might be cabbage, pork and dumplings (or knedlo vepřo zelo) or some other delicious meals. In today’s article, we will look at the best restaurants with Czech dishes in Brno, Olomouc and Hradec Králové. Check out our list!
4 Easy Day Trips from Brno
#LifeInCzechia Brno is the second largest city in the Czech Republic following Prague. The city is home to different parks, cinemas, historic locations, and cafés. In addition to lots to see and do in Brno, another strength is where the city sits on the map. Whether you are looking for life in a bigger city, some time in nature, or want to explore another country, Brno is a great place to begin. Here are a few places that are an easy day trip from Brno.
Heating Season is Here: Latest Updates on Energy Prices in Czechia
#LatestNewsCzechia As you probably know, the energy crisis in Czechia isn’t going away anytime soon. And with the heating season starting earlier this year, things might get financially difficult for some households. This article sums up how the Czech government is fighting energy poverty and what you can do at home to stay warm without going bankrupt.
Pilsen Card: Easy Way to Travel in and around Pilsen
#LifeInCzechia Do you often use public transport in Pilsen and the Pilsen region? Make your life easier with the Pilsen card! You can easily pay for tickets in public transport vehicles and even for services outside of public transport. Besides the obvious, you get discounts in the Bonus program (e.g. the Pilsen ZOO, Pilsner Urquel brewery, and more) and have an electronic overview of all completed transactions. Learn more about it in this article!
Do Foreigners in Czechia Have to Pay Public TV & Radio Fees?
#LifeInCzechia Do you have a TV or/and a radio in your home? Are you in Czechia on either long-term residence permit or a permanent residence permit? Then you’re most likely obligated to pay what we call “concessionary fees”. These fees are used to finance public television and radio institutions in Czechia and have to be paid monthly by every household and business that owns a TV or a radio. Read this article to learn more.
Czech National Pastime: Picking Mushrooms, Berries, and Herbs
#LifeInCzechia It’s harvest time, which means the land will be giving us a lot of its riches, from grains to fruits and mushrooms. And as an expat living in the Czech Republic, you should know that Czechs are passionate pickers! Join us and plunge into the woods and sides of the roads to gather what you can and use it to make some delicious treats, from teas and jams to syrups and liqueurs!
Public Transport in Pilsen: How Does it Work?
#LifeInCzechia Public transportation might seem like a jungle in every new city – but it doesn’t have to! Pilsen is perfectly accessible via trams, trolleybuses, and buses. And once you get used to it, you’ll easily use it every day in order to avoid traffic jams and save money on gas (especially with today’s prices). Want to know more? Let’s dive into the Pilsen public transport system together!
Unbe-leaf-able Greens: Have You Been to Brno’s Vegetable Market?
#LifeInCzechia We’re in the middle of summer, which means our gardens, orchards, and greenhouses are filled with this year’s bounty of produce, including berries, pit fruits and veggies such as tomatoes and cucumbers. Meadow flowers are also in season. You can find all of this (and more) in one magical spot in Brno – the Vegetable Market in the city centre.