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The Impact of the Global Pandemic on the Czech Real Estate Market

When the news of COVID-19 started to surface in the media at the beginning of 2020, hardly anyone was able to foresee the impact of the disease on the world population and economy. The Czech Republic has been fighting to contain the virus since March, and, although it has been largely successful in minimising the […]

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Sustainable Art – Writing a New Chapter in Art

Art is a reflection of society and as society changes, so do the depictions on canvases all over the world. The austerity of Neoclassicism echoed the spirit of the French Revolution that took place at the time. Renaissance art reflected a time of great social change during the transition from the Middle Ages to modernity. […]

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A Taste of Mexico in Prague

Exciting Movies Screened as Part of Film Festival MPIFF is a Prague-based film festival screening motion pictures from Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America. This will be the festival’s second year, with events taking place from 11 to 15 September. MPIFF is a cultural event organized by independent producers who want to bring Latin American […]

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Freight Guys’ Micha Leinwand: Prague Shipping is a Generation Behind

Just like with buying airline tickets or booking hotels, you can save money by using a third-party service.   Many people who have wanted to send a package have been shocked that the shipping fee is sometimes more than the package is worth. But there are modern options that many people and small businesses are […]

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Dog Days Off, The Best Places to Take Your Dog on Holiday

Prague is one of the most densely populated European cities – at least, as far as furry friends are concerned. In 2017 a whopping 80,000 dogs were registered in the city, and the combination of plentiful parks and relaxed attitudes toward canines mean that it’s a veritable haven for man’s best friend. Even so, Fido […]

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Czech MMA Slow to the Starting Line, but Making Great Strides

Cover photo by Jiří Procházka Last year was huge for the mixed martial arts (MMA) scene in the Czech Republic. In February 2019, the world’s biggest MMA promotion, the UFC, brought its production to the nation for the first time ever, with local Czech fighter Lucie Pudilová competing on the event’s main card. The past […]

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Arts & Designs Kafkadesk

The mole, the myth, the legend: The story of Krtek

From winning over the hearts of people all over the world to participating on a mission to space, Krtek has done it all. Krtek [Mole in Czech] is cartoon mole created by Czech animator Zděnek Miler and no stranger to those who have visited the Czech capital. In souvenir shops, on keychains, or as a stuffed toy – […]

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The State of Bees What Can Be Done To Protect Our Pollinators?

In the summers I spent in the Czech Republic with my grandparents, there was always an abundance of honey. My grandfather’s friend Franta was an amateur beekeeper and supplied us with jars of raw, unfiltered honey that he harvested from bees at his chata. In the mornings, jet-lagged and hungry, I would make my way […]

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Fasten Your E-Seatbelts What You Need to Know About Online Safety & Privacy

The term “cyber security” sounds so obscure and ominous, the vast majority of people just nod and switch off their brains. The same people then get surprised when hackers hijack their Instagram, steal money from their bank account, or leak their private conversations. The good news is that basic IT diligence protects you from 99% […]

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Prague Pride goes digital for it’s 10th anniversary

Due to the global pandemic, Prague Pride has made the difficult decision to cancel the Parade that is so emblematic of the festival, this however has not stopped the festival from going on, this year with some changes and technological innovations. This year’s pride hosts a record number of individual events hosted by many of […]