Being an expat living in The Czech Republic is generally pretty great. There are so many benefits to living in this country that many people soon decide to make it their permanent home. Aside from the beauty of this country and its focus on family and personal time, there’s also the excellent healthcare system, decent pay for employees, and the fact that you’re right in the middle of Europe and hopping to new locales is a cinch (at least it was before Covid). Of course, there are some negatives, and the one that is perhaps complained about more than any other is the level of trickery heaped on unsuspecting expats by Czech property owners. It is quite common to hearRead more.

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After a long hiatus due to most places being shut down by the pandemic, (Not So) Hidden Gems is back with one of our best and most unique finds yet! Allow me to introduce you to PHILLY AND CO’s. A Humble Beginning Philly and Co’s owners Philip Schniedermeier and Jeff Couloute initially came to Prague as teachers. They first arrived in 2014 and spent a year before returning home to Chicago, but after a year back home they realized they had fallen in love with Prague and decided to return.  They returned in January of 2017 and, after spending some more time here, began to miss some of the creature comforts of home. “In 2017, before we started our firstRead more.

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After a long hiatus due to most places being shut down by the pandemic, (Not So) Hidden Gems is back with one of our best and most unique finds yet! Allow me to introduce you to PHILLY AND CO’s. A Humble Beginning Philly and Co’s owners Philip Schniedermeier and Jeff Couloute initially came to Prague as teachers. They first arrived in 2014 and spent a year before returning home to Chicago, but after a year back home they realized they had fallen in love with Prague and decided to return.  They returned in January of 2017 and, after spending some more time here, began to miss some of the creature comforts of home. “In 2017, before we started our firstRead more.