While there are many apps for tourists wanting to navigate the city, you should be happy to know there are also special ones for those who call Prague home. Whether you’re looking for help to feel safer, explore the surroundings or save money, this list has got you covered. MAPY Sure, there’s always Google Maps, but Mapy offers several advantages if you’re a local. For example, Mapy gives an outdoor map option, which shows hiking routes, must-sees along the way, and plenty of suggestions if you’re looking for an outdoor adventure. The app can even show you the weather along the planned route and will record things like speed, distance traveled and elevation while you’re on the way. ZACHRANKA The
The COVID-19 pandemic caused significant deterioration to the peoples’ mental health, giving rise to a prolonged period of isolation. And those living in foreign countries far from their loved ones or simply alone were among the worst affected. Prague Integration’s mission is ‘to help foreigners feel at home.’ We spoke with the CEO of Prague Integration, Amanda Mataija, about the cultural synergy, mental health, and the mental health effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Prague Integration focuses on providing mental health support to expats and locals in Prague. They also host various events and workshops which you can attend in your free time. You can reach out to them here. During the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a
With an environment ideal for growing hops, it is no surprise that Czech people have been brewing and drinking beer for an incredibly long time. The 1088 C.E. foundation charter for Saint Peter and Paul Basilica is the oldest surviving document that mentions brewing in what is now the modern-day Czech Republic. This means that for almost ten centuries, Czechs have had a lot of time to perfect beer. Here are some of the best beers, in no particular order, to try in the Czech Republic today: Pilsner Urquell Nefiltrovaný Pilsner is a legendary beer that was first officially brewed in 1842 in the Burghers’ Brewery, Pilsen, by Josef Groll. Since then, Pilsner Urquell has become an international success.