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Yi Ling: The way I spend my free time here in Prague

davBlog PostsJan 27, 2019

I live in Prague 7, which is quite happening and has plenty of things to do around. I love walking around Letna Park, looking at the magnificent view. I also spend quite a bit of time bird watching at the park; there are so many different birds here! During the weekends, I visit art galleries […]

Yi Ling: My first impressions from Prague

yi-ling_001Blog PostsJan 23, 2019

I first visited Prague for a vacation during the summer before applying to study here. My first impression was the city is like something you would see in a fairy tale. Walking around Charles Bridge early in the morning when there are no tourist feels absolutely magical and unreal. It is also a very walkable […]

Yi Ling: How I was looking for a place to stay in Prague, how I found it

yi-ling_005Blog PostsJan 19, 2019

Since I do not know anyone living in Prague or have any knowledge about rental in Prague, I decided to stay at the school dorm. I contacted the manager in charge of the dorm and she quickly sorted out and confirmed my stay, and I could move in as soon as I landed in Czech […]

Yi Ling: Applying for a visa

yi-ling_006Blog PostsJan 15, 2019

My student visa application was a pretty complicated task. I was a Malaysian working in China; therefore I had to prepare both Malaysia and China documents for the application. There was one document from Malaysia that was not properly superlegalised, so the consulate rejected it and I had to send the document back and forth […]

Sabina: Trip to Karlovy Vary

Karlovy VaryBlog PostsJan 4, 2019

Have you ever wondered how does a magical town, located between hills, with a breathtaking architecture looks like? Now you have the opportunity to visit it! You can find Karlovy Vary in the eastern part of the Czech Republic, close to German border. And it’s not that far away from Prague either – it takes […]

Kathrin: Experience report – Brazil

Blog PostsDec 28, 2018

After spending almost two and a half months in Brazil, I thought it would be the right time to write about my experiences and impression of my exchange. Maybe you’re thinking about going abroad with VŠE in general or specifically to Brazil, or you’re just interested in how life in Brazil is. First of all, […]

Kathrin: Prague – what to skip when sightseeing

Blog PostsDec 20, 2018

As Prague is a beautiful city that has lots to offer for tourists, most of the most famous places will usually be very crowded and sometimes it is not fun at all to visit these sights. In the following I will give you some tips what you can skip to do if you don’t want […]

Daria: How I was looking for a place to stay in Prague, How I found it

blog-daria-flat2-smallBlog PostsDec 13, 2018

In fact, I live at the university dormitory, so my story is not overall interesting. I applied for the place in June, as soon as I was accepted to UMPRUM, and there were not that many left, so be very quick about it. I’m very glad that our school provides us with this opportunity, because […]

Daria: The way I spend my free time here in Prague

blog-daria-freetime-smallBlog PostsDec 4, 2018

Prague is indeed a very vibrant, cosmopolitan, active city, something new is constantly happening. Every week there are vernissages, festivals, celebrations — you can easily keep yourself updated with Facebook events. Our international group at UMPRUM often organizes some parties or excursions to explore the city. I prefer to combine these activities with more calm […]