Prague vs. Taxi: Drivers in the city center rip tourists off money

A lot of travelers have probably experienced this situation. You just came to an entirely foreign city and you are feeling tired and confused. You withdraw the first foreign money from an ATM. Then you try to count how many euros, dollars or rubles that approximately is, but you still have a hard time estimating

Read More
 
Karlova street in Prague so-called tourist highway

25 years of freedom

The 17th of November, the Czechs and Slovaks are celebrating the so-called Velvet Revolution – the peaceful demonstrations that ended the 41 years period of totalitarian communist rule. During those remarkable days, the opposition singers banned from their career for decades could sing to large crowds again and the Western world was zealously listening to

Read More
 
The door of Iron Curtain finally opened after 1989.

TOMAS GARRIGUE MASARYK – The Greatest Man of Czechoslovakia

Today, on 28th of October 2014, the Czech Republic has birthday! 96 years ago was the indepency of new Czechoslovakia Republic declared in a Municipal House in Prague. As this is our national holiday normal people have day off but the Czech President’s agenda is full. This day he honors important people in Vladislav Hall

Read More
 
masaryk-ve-vlajce

Why Travel Alone (and why not?)

When in the summer of 2014 I was thinking about my next trip to accommodate my travel urges, still high after I had came back from Erasmus, my future direction was clear. The Baltics, Russia and Finland appealed to me historically, they were countries I’d never visited before, they were affordable and also they were

Read More
 
Why To Travel Alone (And Why Not?)

Socks in sandals

Short story of Czech fashion ingorance When the recessist, anti-nationalist group ‘We don’t want Czechs in the Czech Republic’ was choosing their logo, they decided for a one that purposely underlined all stereotypes about how Czech people are unstylish: In the picture you can find a well humored, beer holding creature with an enormous beer

Read More
 
kiska-zeman
1 5 6 7