Life in Czechia

Global Peace Index 2020: Czechia among 10 most peaceful countries

According to the Global Peace Index (GPI) published recently, the Czech Republic is the eight most peaceful country in the world. The 14th edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI) ranks 163 independent states and territories according to their level of peacefulness. Produced by the British Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), the GPI is …

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Protect your mental health during quarantine

In a situation that would have been unthinkable just months ago, quarantine and social distancing have now become commonplace worldwide as governments make similar efforts to fight the global pandemic. The psychological impact of quarantine can be serious. Therefore, we bring you some important tips on how to look after your wellbeing while staying at …

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New expat centre for foreigners in the Czech Republic opens in Ostrava

A new centre providing assistance to foreigners coming to live in Ostrava or the Moravian-Silesian Region is opening on March 2. The Expat Centre will be based at Českobratrská 1888/14 in Ostrava’s city centre and it will be open from Monday to Thursday (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.). It will operate as a pilot program for one year. After …

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Multiple Czech video games made the bestseller list for 2019

Several video games developed by Czech authors saw worldwide interest last year. According to tech industry site Czech Crunch, several Czech games placed among last year’s bestsellers, including the widely popular VR-hit Beat Saber, whose parent studio Beat Games was recently purchased by Facebook. Based on a research by gamer platform Steam which ranked the …

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Concerts in Prague in 2020

The capital city will host dozens of significant concerts this year, including farewell tours of rock legends and premiere concerts of young stars. The list of concerts held in Prague in 2020 is huge, so here is our “best of” selection.   Fans of old-school rock can enjoy concerts of KISS, Ozzy Osbourne, Guns N’ …

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Ski destinations in the Czech Republic

There are around 300 ski resorts in the Czech Republic, totalling 692 kilometres of slopes and more than 900 ski lifts scattered throughout the country’s mountain regions. Several resorts offer well-groomed slopes, terrain parks, and a variety of amenities for the perfect winter vacation. Here are three recommendations for Czech ski destinations that are ideal …

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Student Ambassadors: Shangzhou from China

Why did you choose Czech Republic? Czech Republic has the most cost-effective Education System among other EU countries in my opinion, with the high quality and reasonable price for tuition and living. In addition, the peaceful social environment and nice living conditions also made me decide to come to the Czech Republic. Could you explain …

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Student Ambassadors: Grace from China

Why did you choose Czech Republic? Firstly, because of the project, Chinese schools and Prague have cooperation, so I have the opportunity to come to Prague to study, and secondly, because Prague is relatively safe, there have been no dangerous incidents in recent years, and finally the tuition, compared to other European countries in Prague …

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A Student’s Day in Prague

Prague is considered one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Located in the heart of Europe, the city is famous for its architecture, hilltop views, rich culture, charming markets and magical atmosphere. The city attracts millions of tourists from around the world who come to see the famous monuments and tourist sites, but also increasing …

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Medical care in the Czech Republic

The standard of medical care in the Czech Republic is generally high. In fact, the country’s healthcare scheme has been considered one of the best in the EU. Health care in the Czech Republic is provided by state-run and private medical facilities all over the country, including emergency departments in hospitals which are open 24/7. …

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