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Jimena: Insurances

InsuranceBlog PostsLife HacksNov 12, 2019

While choosing your insurance, you will find several companies, we mention here some of the most reliable offering comprehensive insurance: VZP, UNIQA, SLAVIA and MAXIMA. The conditions are practically the same in all of these companies. However VZP has the biggest number of signed doctors and medical institutions that is why most of the Czech people […]

Jimena: Emergency Numbers

AmbulanceBlog PostsLife HacksNov 5, 2019

112 Remember this number because is the GENERAL EMERGENGY NUMBER working throughout all European Union that could assist you. It should be used just in case of urgent emergencies concerning with: Police, Fire and Medical Assistance. The operator for this number speaks English, German and Czech language. The number is free of charges and its […]

Jimena: Ponrepo Cinema

PonrepoBlog PostsOct 29, 2019

Ponrepo Cinema is the headquarters of the National Film Archive, it has a coffee house and a beautiful movie theater that attracts different audiences, mainly students, movie lovers and artists. Its program is divided into art-cinema, experimental and classic Czech films. About Ponrepo is important to mention that much of its programe is subtitled in […]

Jimena: Tram Network

tram-network-tnBlog PostsOct 22, 2019

One of the most efficient transport in the city of Prague is the tram network. It connect 21 day routes, 9 night routes and 931 trams running in the city 24 hours a day, one of the largest fleets in the world. Also its important to mention that this transport continues to be very economical. […]

Jimena: Czech Crown

Czech CrownBlog PostsOct 15, 2019

The Czech Republic is one of the countries that conform the European Union, although in its agreement it was decided not to change to EUROS and keep its original currency called Koruna that in Czech means crown. It is known under the sign Kč that has the [ˇ] háčekaccent characteristic in the Czech language and […]

Sabina: Remarkable Czech Women

czech_woman_thumbBlog PostsJun 3, 2019

The most beautiful city in the world, with narrow streets, amazing tenement houses, with a river and castle upon it – Prague. The city where everything starts. And the brave women, who lived here. They knew what they wanted and weren’t scared to reach for it. Destinnová, Horáková or Garrigue Masaryková are names, that maybe […]

Daria: Going to the doctor´s – my experience with medical care in Prague

daria_motol_001Blog PostsMay 28, 2019

My personal experience with Czech medicine is so far quite positive and unproblematic. I have a protracted problem with my ear, so in my case there was nothing urgent. At first, I wanted to visit a private clinic (I am used to do that in Russia — our public hospitals are something of a nightmare), […]

Wei: Banking – Opening a Bank Account

wei_banking_thumbBlog PostsMay 23, 2019

As a full time student in Prague, getting a bank account is pretty easy. There are quite a number of banks that you can get a student account, which does not have a monthly fee. The bank I went to was KB bank (Komerční banka). Their edge limit for a student account is 29 years […]

Wei: Doing Sports in Prague – Jogging in the city

wei_sport_thumbBlog PostsMay 19, 2019

I do morning jog two to three times a week. Jogging in Prague can be more than just exercise. Prague is such a beautiful city, and in the day there are too many tourists, which makes it difficult to enjoy the city view. However, in the early morning around 7am, there are very little people […]

Wei: Getting a Czech Phone Number

wei_phone_thumbBlog PostsMay 15, 2019

When you get off the international airport in Prague, the only mobile company at the airport is Vodafone. They do not offer limited prepaid SIM card plans, so do not get your SIM card there. Instead, go to any cigarette shop, newsstand or Vodafone outlet in Prague city to purchase a prepaid SIM card. The […]