Karlovy Vary is a picturesque spa town in the western part of the Czech Republic, only 1.5 hours by bus from Prague. The International Film Festival has been taking place in this small town for more than 50 years. At the beginning of July every year the festival, which is ranked in the same category … Continue reading “Karlovy Vary International Film Festival”
Interested in art and design? With the Art map you can discover Czech artists, the latest exhibitions and art events! http://www.artmap.cz/en
Did you know that you can use the most famous Czech beverage, not only as a refreshment for when you’re thirsty, but also to refresh your whole body? The Beer Spa in Prague offers an extraordinary experience of the healing effects of the hop! http://www.beerspa.com/?lang=en
This famous Czech savoury snack, with more than 100 years of tradition, is an absolute “must” during your visit to Prague! “Chlebíčky” Are open sandwiches with various kinds of titbits on top, such as cheese, ham, caviar, eggs, vegetables, mayonnaise etc. They’re ideal if you’re just a bit peckish, and really delicious with a beer … Continue reading “Chlebíček – a typical Czech delicacy”
The Czechs are dog lovers – no question about it! More than 40% of Czech citizens own a dog. The most popular dog breeds in the Czech Republic are: German shepherd, dachshund, golden retriever, Jack Russell terrier, Stafford terrier, chihuahua and Yorkshire terrier. People in the country are generally very tolerant towards dogs. Many shops, … Continue reading “Dogs”
Did you know that you can send postcards to your mates, best friends and parents for free? Just write STS „Student to Student” at the place for stamp! Do not forget about this idea travelling all around the world during the summer vocation!
As we know, living in Prague is very fun, comfortable and safe, but sometimes we have some difficult or unexpected situations, when we need to ask special kind of help and support. There are many NGOs, that are providing free legal and social counselling, assistance in difficult personal situations and other useful services for foreigners: … Continue reading “Top 7 NGOs in Prague”
Every year the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport of the Czech Republic offers great opportunity — scholarships to foreign nationals within the framework of intergovernmental exchange programmes arranged with the following countries: Argentina, Austria, Bulgaria, Egypt, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Latvia, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Mongolia, Peru, … Continue reading “Government scholarship”
Did you recognize Prague? The music video for Geri Halliwell song “Look at Me” was filmed in Prague 18—20 March 1999.
Did you recognize Prague? The music video for Linkin Park song “Numb” directed by Joe Hahn was filmed in Prague. The indoor scenes of the music video are set in St. Vitus Cathedral as are the outdoor scenes. The school interiors, the classroom, the corridor and the outside playground are set in Johannes Kepler Grammar … Continue reading “Did you recognize Prague?”