Prague Culture Shock - Introduction
A 12-part guide to the subtle - and not-so-subtle - nuances that make the Czech capital a more memorable experience
Trying not to freak out before you get a chance to taste the fabled beer of this country, you calm yourself by repeating "It's only two weeks" and look forward to the promised breakfast that your accommodation provides.
However, upon first sight, you see not eggs, bacon, orange juice, and Wonder Bread toast, but a bunch of pink meat spread out on a platter, warm cheese, bottles of sparkling water, and thick slices of brown-gray bread.
Hmmm, you may think. I guess it really is different here. Well, you’re not wrong. Here are some things to know before you fully inject yourself with Prague...
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Summer Time starts March 26 by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
Remember to put you clocks ahead an hour
Prague is 95th most-expensive city by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
The annual chart by the Economist Intelligence Unit confirms that Prague is cheap
Population rises in Prague and the Czech Republic by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
Statistics show immigration was more important than births
The Czech Republic is rising in happiness by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
A report from the UN shows gains in Central and Eastern Europe
Spring makes its way to Prague by Ross Kennerley - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
It is this point in the year where you will begin to see people from all walks of life truly embrace the Prague lifestyle
Saying “I love you” in Czech by Emily Prucha - Prague.TV
How do Czechs feel about expressing endearment (& not just on Valentine's Day)
Malmö versus Prague by by Ross Kennerley - Prague.TV
The two cities have a lot more in common than one may think
Prague ranks among the cheapest cities to move to by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
The Czech capital was 20th but other CEE cities are still cheaper
Foreigners hit record number by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: fotolia)
Ukrainians make up the largest group, while Americans are less than 2 percent
#mezisvymi aims to dispell stereotypes by Raymond Johnston - Prague.TV (Foto: Integration centre of Prague)
A social media project is intended to give positive stories of integration
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