Coronavirus in Czechia: Mandatory Wearing of Respirators or Two Face Masks

The Czech government decided to further tighten the mandatory wearing of face masks due to the highly contagious British mutation of COVID-19. This means that in some places, people will be obliged to wear either one respirator or two face masks. The new measure comes into effect on Monday, February 22.

Czechia Fights Against Inequality Between Women and Men’s Wages

Inequality of men and women is a topic that should be discussed by all. Unfortunately, not all the people are familiar with the severity of this issue. Thousands of organizations and campaigns all across the planet are trying to introduce the public to the importance of this topic. In the Czech Republic, one of these organizations is, Business & Professional Women CR z.s (BPWCR). This year, BPWCR is organizing the 12th annual Equal Pay Day conference in March, with the name “Count with us” to fight this serious problem.

Coronavirus in Czechia: New State of Emergency Instituted from February 14

On February 14, the Czech government instituted a new state of emergency that will be in place for two weeks, that is until the end of February. This happened the same day the previous state of emergency expired after the proposal for its extension was rejected by the Chamber of Deputies on Thursday, February 11. The new state of emergency was introduced after a long debate with regional governors, who eventually asked for a new state of emergency to be put into effect.

Coronavirus in Czechia: State of Emergency to Expire on February 14

The Chamber of Deputies rejected the proposal for another extension of the state of emergency, which means that the state of emergency will expire on February 14. According to opposition parties, the government has failed to establish any sensible solutions to stop the pandemic, including a law on the basis of which the measures would be introduced without the state of emergency. Now the government has to decide how to proceed after the state of emergency ends.

Your Favourite Places in Prague

One of the hardest parts of the lockdown situation is surely the fact that we do not spend our days exactly how and where we would want to. Hence, we wanted to cheer up by dreaming about our favourite places in Prague. We asked you on our Instagram stories “What are YOUR favourite Prague spots?”. Right from the beginning, it was clear there is no need for thinking about the amusing spots for too long cause there are so many of them! So, here is the list we have created together with our followers.

Looking For a Job? Become a Taxi Driver!

When the world’s pandemic is at its peak and some industries have difficulties with employing people, everybody is trying to make money in any way possible, at least to make ends meet. Nowadays, a very popular way of making easy money among expats in the Czech Republic is being a taxi driver. The reason is simple – practically the only thing you need is a car and a driving licence. Wonder what are the requirements for becoming a taxi driver? Go ahead!

Bára and Mohy: Story of Successful Obtaining Residence Permit

Bára and Mohy are a couple living in the Czech Republic with truly a great zest for life. As you may have noticed, the couple is of mixed nationality. Bára is Czech and Mohy comes from Syria and they live together in Prague. Now this international couple may have a solution for those who struggle with finding a job in the Czech Republic or are not students anymore and may find choosing the right kind of residence permit difficult.

Winter Swimming to Strengthen Your Immunity and Psyche: How to Start and What Rules to Follow

Winter swimming is not just a passing trend, even though it might seem so when we see photos of half-naked celebrities filling their Instagram showing their frozen smiles with the winter landscape in the background. Winter swimming has a long history starting when its beneficial effects on the human immune system have been confirmed.

Coronavirus in Czechia: New Category on the Coronavirus Travel Map

The Czech coronavirus travel map, also known as Coronavirus Traffic Light System, will see some major changes as of Friday, February 5. The most noticeable of these changes is a completely new category of countries being added. This was announced on Monday, February 1, only a few days after conditions for travelling into the country were tightened due to the more contagious British mutation of COVID-19.

Coronavirus in Czechia: Non-Essential Travels to Country Now Banned

All travels to the Czech Republic for non-essential purposes are now banned as decided by the government on Thursday, January 28. Without an essential purpose, foreigners won’t be, therefore, allowed to arrive in Czechia. This measure was announced on Friday and came into effect already on Saturday, January 30, 12:00 AM. It will remain in place until stated otherwise along with the other countermeasures which are now in effect.