Rainy Autumn Days Activities with Children

#LifeInCzechia Autumn is not just about the colorful sunny days in nature. When it starts raining, finding indoor activities to entertain children can become a priority. Fortunately, this vibrant city offers a multitude of options to keep the young ones engaged and delighted, even on the dreariest of days. Here are five fantastic indoor activities to explore with your kids when the rain clouds gather in Prague

November 17 – Why Do We Celebrate This Day?

#LifeInCzechia November 17 holds special significance in the history of the Czech Republic. It commemorates two events of great importance – the International Students’ Day and the Freedom and Democracy Day. These milestones happened 50 years apart. What are they about? Why has this day become a national holiday? Let’s find out in the article!

Significant Czech Figures that Have Changed the World

#LifeInCzechia The Czech Republic boasts a rich history and a vibrant culture that has produced a plethora of notable individuals who have made significant contributions to various fields. From science and literature to sports and politics, Czech figures have left an indelible mark on the world. Let’s learn about the lives and achievements of some of the most important Czech people.

Commemorating the Dead in 3 Different Cultures

Cultural traditions often reveal the unique beliefs, values, and histories of a society. While death is a universal experience, the way it is commemorated varies greatly across different cultures. Let’s explore and compare three distinct celebrations that honor the deceased: All Souls’ Day in the Czech Republic, Halloween in the United States, and the Day of the Dead in Mexico. Each one showcases the diverse ways in which people remember and celebrate those no longer here.

4 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Czechia

#LifeInCzechia The Czech Republic is a country rich in history, culture, and natural beauty. It is well known in the world for its beer or for Prague’s beautiful architecture. But there is much more to get to know about this country. No matter how long have you lived here, let’s learn something new. And for those considering relocating here, maybe this will help you change your mind!

How to Buy Public Transport Tickets “Šalinkarta” for Brno

#LifeInCzechia If you’re planning to move to Brno, navigating the city’s public transport system can be a bit intimidating. However, worry not; I definitely recommend buying a travel pass, which locals call šalinkarta. I’m here to simplify the process of buying prepaid tickets for Brno zones 100 and 101! Residents and frequent travelers commonly use these zones for everyday commuting, making them essential.

Autumn in the Theatre – Where to go in Prague and Brno

#LifeInCzechia The most colorful season of all is here! However, you can hide in the National Theatre in Prague and Brno for those cold and rainy days! Do you want to get lost in the thrilling story of a drama, fill your heart with the warm tones of an opera, or watch the mesmerizing moves of ballet dancers? Check out the new performances in Prague and Brno.

Czechs vs. Slovaks – What Are the Differences?

Czechia and Slovakia – the heart of Central Europe. Two neighboring countries formed one country called Czechoslovakia not only once but two times. They share a common history, yet there are quite a few distinctions. Especially today, they differ in many aspects. Do you want to know more? Find out in this article!

Applied for a Czech Visa Abroad? How Did It Go?

#LifeInCzechia Applying for a Schengen visa can be overwhelming, especially if it’s your first time. In this blog post, I’ll share my personal experience of obtaining a Schengen visa for the Czech Republic while studying abroad in Türkiye. Specifically, I’ll focus on applying for a short-term visa for an internship. Choosing the Right Visa: Before […]

End of the PVZP Monopoly – What Does It Mean For You?

 #LifeInCzechia News regarding the compulsory health insurance! The insurance monopoly of PVZP (a subsidiary of the General Health Insurance Company of the Czech Republic) is now canceled. Foreigners from non-EU countries who have long-term or permanent residence in the Czech Republic can now choose the insurance company on their own.