#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.
#LifeInCzechia When traveling around Czechia you’ll need to figure out which type of transportation is best for you to get around. In doing so you’ll find that there are several options. Planes, trains, buses, trams, the list goes on and on. Depending on where you’re attempting to travel, the location will affect the number of options that you have to choose from, so it’s very important that you do research on how to get to the destination and how you’ll get around while you’re there.
#LifeInCzechia Traveling to another country or region brings a lot of change and new experiences, and moving to another place can bring even more. Embracing new cultures, places, foods, and traditions can be exciting, but being prepared for the journey begins before you even board the airplane. As a student studying abroad, I was in the unique position of needing to prepare for not only the change in school and classes but a change in lifestyle.
#LifeInCzechia Sometimes you can feel stuck in your comfort zone. If you surround yourself with visionaries, inspiring books, and movies, you suddenly jump to the place where the magic happens. I found myself in Brno as an Erasmus exchange student from Istanbul while I was doing my Ph.D. four years ago. Now I am back in the city as an intern at the Foreigners agency. I would like to share my experiences and also what made me come back to this beautiful place? So let’s dive right in!
#LifeInCzechia Are you new to Brno? Do you plan to use public transport? If your answer is yes, keep reading. First days are always hard. You are getting used to the new environment, and so maybe you can’t focus on every detail and you can miss important things. As a new resident of Brno, originally from Turkey, I would like to inform you about ticket inspection and fines in the Brno Public Transportation System. So let’s learn about the ticket process together to avoid ourselves getting fined.
Are you going to move to Brno soon? Do you plan to use public transport to get to school or work? If your answer is yes, read on and find out more detailed information. Brno has a new way of buying a ticket for public transport. Just Beep & Go! Contactless ticket purchase — no paper, no registration, no worries!
The Czech Ministry of Health decided to reintroduce wearing face masks in all indoor public spaces. They react to the fact that the number of people infected with coronavirus is growing with worrying speed in the Czech Republic. Since the situation is serious in the whole country, this will apply nationwide and not only in the worst-hit districts and cities such as Prague or the Hodonín district.
The number of people newly infected with COVID-19 in the Czech Republic has been growing rapidly during the last couple of weeks. In response to this, hygienists decided to make wearing face masks mandatory in more places in Prague, where they have experienced the biggest spike in cases. Stricter countermeasures may follow in the next few weeks all over the country depending on the situation.
Olomouc is starting to build a system of smart traffic management at busy intersections. A coordinated move should lead to smoother transport. The new traffic management concerns multiple intersections that were very busy and in dire need of reconstruction. Besides car drivers, it’s also going to influence public transport as well.