Tracking the Czechoslovak Legions in Prague (part 1)
Apr08

Tracking the Czechoslovak Legions in Prague (part 1)

In quite a lot of places in Prague you can find remembrances of the short history of the Czechoslovak legions of World War I. This is not surprising considering how important the legions were for the independence of Czechoslovakia in 1918, and its international positions in later years. The legions were formed as part of armies of the Entente either from Czech and Slovak men living in France, Italy or Russia or, in most cases, from...

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Prague is a Smoker’s Paradise
Apr01

Prague is a Smoker’s Paradise

Let’s get this straight out on the table – if you’re an avid anti-smoking activist, you might have a rough time in Prague (or anywhere else in the Czech Republic). While Czechs aren’t the world’s most passionate smokers – that would be the Greeks or Bulgarians – the laws regarding smoking in public places are extraordinarily lenient for a nation within the European Union. The modern trend is to ban smoking wherever possible, and it’s...

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A Quick Guide to Public Transport in Prague
Mar28

A Quick Guide to Public Transport in Prague

Are you planning a trip to Prague? Don’t forget to read this quick guide. Take a brief look at the means of public transport in Prague, learn about the ticket types and get some useful tips that will save your money and time. Means of transport Subway (metro) – there are 3 subway lines in Prague. A (green), B (yellow) and C (red). The C line goes through the main train station. There are 3 transfer stations nearby: Můstek (A-B),...

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