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5 Business Running Tips for Digital Nomad

If there is one thing that is good about the COVID19 pandemic then that is the fact that people have recognized the value of working remotely. Modern technology has been massively helpful in this regard, and it has allowed many people to...

“Nike socks in Adidas shoes”: Artist...

The leading Czech artist Kateřina Šedá has recently launched an online database where anyone can submit bad habits. The symbol of the National Collection of Bad Habits is a two-tailed Czech lion holding a mobile phone in its paw. As of this...

5 Fitness Tips When Working 9-5

Physical activity is vital for your well-being. That is especially true for people spending hours behind their desks and leading a sedentary lifestyle. Regular stretches, cardio, and aerobics exercises will prevent bad posture, which can...

Dogs are OUR BEST FRIENDS Let’s take care of...

The following article was born out of wanting to help other dog owners whose dogs struggle with stomach issues. I am the proud owner of two Labradors – Zorro (14.5) and Choko (11). We have visited our vet Dr. Alexa many times due to their...

Five years on from Czech smoking ban: what...

The Czech Republic was the last EU country to bring in a comprehensive smoking ban. A ban on smoking in public places such as restaurants, bars, cafes, pubs, and bus stops came into effect in the Czech Republic on May 31 2017 – happily...

5 Perfect Birthday Gifts for Nature Lovers 

Showing someone how much you know and care about them is best through a birthday present. If your special person is a nature lover and you’re not, it can be challenging to find the best gift for them. Fortunately, we have a few suggestions that...

New government media advisor:...

For the first time ever, the Czech government has a special representative for media and disinformation. His name is Michal Klíma and he has been in charge of several of the country’s leading media outlets in the past. More recently, he has...

Alternatives continue to replace cigarettes

Recently, yet another cigarette alternative has appeared on the Czech market. On average, up to 30% of Czechs have admitted to smoking tobacco in 2020, and many more could be smoking without admitting it. With the long-term negatives of...

How to Keep Your Employees Happy

When you are running a modern business, employee retainment is very important. By ensuring that you have people who work well at your company staying as long as possible, you can make sure that your company will grow in a sustainable manner...

5 Gadgets Every Businessman Should Own

Being a businessman and being a successful businessman are two very different things. Only the latter can maximize their efforts and make the most of the time and energy they invest in their company. However, there’s another thing that defines...

No more leftovers

There are always at least some children in the school canteens that hesitate to finish their meal. The big pile of leftovers then just goes to waste. The schools themselves are in charge of collecting the gastro waste, usually as an additional...

Revealed: The Country With The Best Netflix...

Netflix subscribers in Japan have access to the best-reviewed and most awarded TV and film content in the world The Czech Republic is second, South Korea is third, the UK is fourth and Switzerland is fifth The United Kingdom comes top when...

Quarantined or hospitalized? No worries, you...

Many patients currently occupying hospital beds or those staying in quarantine may wonder whether they can still take part in deciding the future of this country by casting a vote. The answer is yes. Any Czech citizen who is unable to make it...

Too many pensioners

As the population pyramid charts of 2nd world countries are starting to look less and less like pyramids, Czech Republic should start solving the many issues connected to this trend. Mainly, there should be an increased focus on pensioner...

Moroccan Extremist and Terrorist Mohamed...

The 40-year-old Moroccan extremist and terrorist Mohamed Hajib has been promoting Islamist terrorism on social networks against the institutions and official authorities of the Kingdom of Morocco as well as against the interests of the West...

Learning from home was less effective

Before the new academic year managed to start, the Czech School Inspection released a report, focusing on the last year. That year of education was considerably affected by the pandemic, which forced students in and out of schools, while many...

Drastic changes in weather caused by…us?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), an organization associated with the countries of the United Nations, just released a report that confirms that human actions are major contributors to climate change. Although it was only...

Long Covid, and what now? A spa, or hemp...

Have you or one of your loved ones suffered from Covid, and still don’t feel well? And, apart from a statement from doctors or those around you that you’re suffering form so-called “long Covid“, you haven’t received any care? Then read on. In...

Czech scientists develop ‘drones with...

Fights and injuries occurring inside large groups of people could soon be easier to detect, thanks to a new Czech-developed crowd surveillance system that analyses drone footage via the use of neural networks. The innovative new system was...

The tool you need to have to know about the...

Lately, some would even go as far as to suggest that there is an overflow of statistics and data about Covid-19, but thanks to the Mobilní Rozhlas tool, it is now possible to find specific data about any location in the country. Thanks to the...

How to Change Your Bad Shopping Habits

Are you one of those people who simply love to shop and can’t save any money because of their shopping habits? If your answer is ‘yes’, welcome to the club – you aren’t the only one here! A lot of people want to change their bad shopping habits...

Rate of Social Media Participation in Czech...

According to Eurostat, 57 percent of people aged 16-74 in the EU used social networks in 2020. In the Czech Republic, the figure was slightly above average at 59 percent. Social media use in the EU has risen significantly from 36 percent in...

Prague unveils a free public closet for...

Prague Market Hall now houses a “Closet for Single Parent Families” To mark Children’s Day (1 June) in the Czech Republic, Prague opened a “Closet for Single Parent Families” at the Prague Market Hall. There, the community can donate items for...

3 ways to exercise in Prague during pandemic

With gyms still closed, how do you start getting in shape and ready for summer? Maybe you’re looking to lose some of that “lockdown weight” or just ready to start moving after months of snow and Netflix nights. Whatever your reason, you’re in...

New app to help prevent tram and train...

POZOR TRAMVAJ! is a new app developed by the company Safe Public Transport. Its Bluetooth-based system sends out warning signals about approaching trams to users of mobile devices and could help prevent the frequent accidents involving...

Company COVID testing: Every second positive...

Forcing companies to test their employees for COVID-19 may not be going so well, as new data suggests half of all the positive results are in fact false positives. A new survey from the Food Chamber determined that companies are having a lot of...

5 Tips for Better Focus at Work

With dozen of things on our minds and around us, sometimes we all struggle to focus on particular tasks, especially if they are mundane ones. Other factors affect our ability to concentrate, too, like time-wasting habits or not fueling our...

This ‘Urban Sun’ Can Kill...

This innovative technology could make public places, including airplanes, safer in the future. Studio Roosegaarde wants to save public spaces with the help of its new alternative “sun.” In March, the design firm from the Netherlands...

How much meat do Czech men eat?

The average man in the Czech Republic eats his own weight worth of meat every year. According to Czech Statistical Office (CZSO), the average Czech man weighs 83.6 kilograms and eats about 83.2 kilograms of meat a year. The majority of all meat...

Czech cities struggle with financial...

Hundreds of thousands of Czechs fail to report a change in permanent residency years after moving elsewhere to study, work or even raise a family. This leads to problems determining the proper current and future capacities of kindergartens...

How to stay sane during the pandemic...

“So, this is a first…” I tell the screen in front of me and announce the premiere of a virtual interview for the blog. On the other side of the screen is a psychologist and headhunter, Marek Navrátil. Marek finished his Ph.D. in social...

Over 50,000 Lives Could Be Saved Every Year...

A new study ranks more than 800 European cities according to how toxic their air is. Jan 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — Tens of thousands of European city dwellers die prematurely each year due to air pollution, researchers said on Wednesday...

Coronavirus: Why are Czechs among Europe’s...

For the vast majority of Europe, the first groups to be given a COVID-19 vaccine have been the most vulnerable: the elderly or healthcare workers. But, in the Czech Republic, they have done things differently. In an apparent nod to the...

2020 – A Year when Distancing became Social

These days, many argue that our Covid (C-19) response is a planetary fiasco, whose size is yet to surface with its mounting disproportionate and enduring secondary effects, causing tremendous socio-economic, political and psychosomatic...

Survey: Czechs gain weight and become more...

COVID-19 pandemic shows a negative effect on the Czechs’ physical and mental health. Citizens started gaining weight, smoking and getting more depressed, the results of the November survey by Mutumut insurance and EMA Data with 500...

What Are the Positive Effects of Divorce?

Being married to someone you love and cherish can be an adventure of a lifetime. Some journeys, however, aren’t meant to last that lifetime, so it’s much healthier for all parties involved to go their separate ways. Yes, the decision to file...

Daring to Be Different in Czechia

A school in a deprived area earns accolades for breaking down traditional barriers between educators, parents, and pupils. “Where’s your mommy?” a school assistant asks two blond pupils in a school hallway. “She’s out partying,” a disheveled...

Click or treat: Halloween in Prague goes...

Door-to-door candy collection may be canceled this year, but you can still get into the Halloween spirit for charity. The current government measures that prohibit public gatherings in the Czech Republic don’t bode well for ghosts and witches...

Where is a Will – there is Brazil –...

After a century, the world population faced a new pandemic that fast spread globally, affecting individuals both physically and mentally. Covid-19 started in late 2019 in Asia, spreading so fast that despite the global connectivity and highly...

5 Signs You Should Take More Care of Your Car

Owning a car is one of the best and most liberating feelings in the world, but it’s also a huge responsibility. Owning and maintaining a car has to be done regularly to prevent dangerous situations and potential breakdowns when you’re on the...

How Scientists Might Tame Cancer in the...

Medicine and technology have united on numerous fronts, but uniquely so in the battle against cancer. For many patients, this is a battle against time, and the sooner we are able to deliver smarter, more personalized treatment options, the...

One in Five Czechs Cannot Afford a One-Week...

In 2019, a record number of Czechs, over 80%, could afford to go on vacation for a week, compared to a European average of just 70%. Though this continues an upward trend in the Czech Republic, the figure is likely to drop in 2020. Fewer than...

5 Summer Skincare Tips Worth Knowing

Most people in the world adore summer. It’s the time for fun, vacations, adventure and plenty of other things the warm, beautiful weather brings with it. However, it’s not all fun and games! The sun’s intense rays, warmth and humidity can cause...

How to Become a Better Driver

Even though most people are unaware of it, there’s a major difference between an average driver and a great one. Unfortunately, only the latter drive around our streets without causing accidents and breaking the law, which is why these people...

Czechs Are Older, Avoid Marriage, Drink a...

Author: Charles du Parc In both 1989 and 2019 the population of the Czech Republic stood at around ten and a half million, 10,362,000 and 10,694,000 respectively. Although this only represents growth of just over 3% in 30 years, the profile of...

I THOUGHT LOCATION MADE NEW ZEALAND SAFEST...

New Zealand has one of the world’s best records on Covid-19, with fewer than 1,300 detected cases and two dozen deaths to date. Among the Czechs currently living there is Jakub Freiwald, who visits New Zealand annually and had arrived not long...

UNYP explores VR opportunities in education

Over the last few months, the University of New York in Prague has made great efforts in managing the transition from campus to virtual instruction. Considering the circumstances, and the serious nature of events, we did our best to help our...

Learning in light of crisis

Rattana Lao Bangkok – The global pandamic of COVID 19 has hit the world in a way nobody has foreseen, let alone prepared to respond. It shakes the core of humanity – no matter how far we have progressed scientifically, we are a speck of dust in...

Pixar’s New Cooking Videos Show You How to...

Need new recipes for quarantine? As Pixar taught us, anyone can cook… and now the animation studio is giving you something to cook. The Pixar YouTube channel features a series called “Cooking With Pixar,” a collection of recipes...

IN MY PANTRY … what to cook during a time of...

If I see another Banana Bread recipe or The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie ever… I will delete my Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp accounts. During this time at home, people have rediscovered their pantry and noticed how much they have piled up...

FOOD TOUR OPERATOR: POST-VIRUS PRAGUE WILL...

Restaurants in the Czech Republic – which have been shut for a month – will be allowed to reopen in June. However, many are already struggling and in recent days one well-known Prague eatery said it had closed for good. How the city’s dining...

Start the Week Off Right With These Joy...

Instead of waiting for the weekend to come all the time, start with the opposite point of view. Each day can be enjoyable if you know how to spark that joy. Mondays can be especially tough because we have to do things all over again. It’s like...

5 Fashion Resolutions to Make in 2020

New Year’s Eve is almost around the corner, and if you’ve always been one of those people who loved to make New Year’s resolutions – you’re definitely at the right place! Here are five fashion resolutions to make in 2020, so check them out and...

How to be a Healthier Person in 2020

Investing time and patience into your health might not seem like the most important thing in the world, but it really should be. This is something you can’t put a price on, and everything else in your life can become practically useless if...

5 Habits for Longer-Term Natural Living

New Year’s Eve is almost around the corner, and if you’re one of those people who always loved to write down their New Year’s resolutions, you should definitely keep on reading! Embracing a natural way of living should be one of them, so check...

5 Ways to Stay Fit and Healthy Despite a...

Our modern lives could not be more hectic with the long work hours, not enough family time, and time lost commuting. As if all these obstacles weren’t enough, we are also faced with the imperative to stay fit or not get sick at least. This is...

How to Improve Your Overall Health during...

The path to better health does not always have to include huge leaps and dramatic lifestyle changes. A few small changes in your everyday life can add up and make a significant difference. And because these things are quite easy to incorporate...

Aero Vodochody Completes Training of the...

On Tuesday, February 9, 2016, the first group of Iraqi Air Force pilots completed their training on the L-159 aircraft as part of a contract between AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. and the Iraqi Ministry of Defence. The graduation ceremony for...