It’s that time of year again where everyone’s bundled up and not wanting to leave home unless it’s truly necessary. But what if I told you there were public ice skating rinks scattered throughout Prague? That kind of brightens the weather up a bit, don’t you think? As a generally inexpensive activity, gather up the gang and head out to a rink with some mulled wine instead of cat-sitting in front of the television! As for the ice skating rinks, here are a few that we know of so far: Ovocný trh Location: Ovocný trh, Prague 1 Price: FREE Rental: YES Opening times: 6.12.2011 – 31.1.2012 / Open Daily, 10:00 – 22:00 Tower Ice Park Location: Zizkov Tower, Mahlerovy sadyRead more.

As an expat living in the Czech Republic, you or may not have considered starting to learn the Czech language. Although the investment pretty much depends on how long you’ll be in the country, cracking this tough language may not be as impossible as it’s hyped up to be. There are many cool benefits of picking up another language — especially for the country you’re living in. Life can only get easier in the Czech Republic with more Czech vocabulary on your side to save you in all kinds of situations. Need to go to the doctor? How about just getting directions to the pub that is somewhere in the area? If you’ve decided to jump on board the CzechRead more.