Posts By: jacy meyer

A Run of a Different Color

Expats.cz Need something to brighten up your month? Active sorts looking for something different to do should mark May 23 in your diaries. The 2nd annual Get Rainbowed run is waiting. “The idea comes from other similar races held around the world and the Indian festival of Holi,” said Jakub Havlíček, spokesperson for the Rainbow… Read more »

Tokyobikes Capture “Spirit of Karlín”

Expats.cz “We aren’t opening a bike store, it’s a lifestyle.” This April in Karlín will be the start of what Urbane co-owner Václav Stránský hopes will be a lifestyle movement in Prague. “London, Berlin, everyone has a personal style,” he said. “But Prague is missing this. It’s a charming city, but there’s a lack of… Read more »

Making Epic Failure Fun

Expats.cz Need some life inspiration? Like hearing about other people’s failures? Or just looking for something different to do? Thursday, April 23, the next F*ckUp Night Prague is happening at Radlická – kulturní sportovna. A global networking event, the evening brings together local businesspeople to share their failures. A lively Q&A and networking follows, plus,… Read more »

Zaza Bottles: Making Czech Tap Water Sexy

Expats.cz The lack of Czech restaurants that serve tap water is startling to some foreigners. Often the only water option is a pricy .03l bottle. But Czech tap water is completely safe to drink, and there’s been a burgeoning movement to get restaurants to provide diners with tap water for free, or a small charge…. Read more »

10 Reasons to Visit Plzeň

Expats.cz If you’ve never been to Plzeň, or haven’t been in a while, now is the time to go. The city is one of the two European Capitals of Culture in 2015 (the other is Mons, Belgium) and the amount of stuff happening is a bit staggering. Says Mirka Reifová, PR and communication manager for… Read more »

Business Secrets of a Greeting Cards Guru

Expats.cz The smell alone is enough to drive you crazy, but one bite of the bread will send your eyes rolling in ecstasy. Antonínovo pekařství, the wildly popular bakery off of Jiřího z Poděbrad already has a bit of a cult following even though they only opened in January 2014. The idea of bakers baking… Read more »

An Art Scene Explosion in Prague

Expats.cz Feeling artsy in the New Year? A number of unique venues have opened recently in Prague and not all are devoted to simple visual arts. Taking inspiration as much from within as from without, the places listed here hope to make a splash on Prague’s canvas. “We see a large influx of independent galleries… Read more »

5 Life-Changing Winter Holidays

Expats.cz Thinking about a New Year’s resolution that includes some sort of ‘get fit’ element? Maybe you think you’ll resolve to travel more. Cross two resolutions off at once with some of these fitness holidays originating in Prague. From skiing in Japan to finding yoga bliss in Sri Lanka, the world and your new-and-improved body… Read more »

5 Weekends for Wine Lovers

Expats.cz Local wine connoisseurs name their favorite pockets of wine country for tasting the season’s best The Czech Republic’s wines have vastly improved, and if you know the right producers you can find some quite enjoyable bottles. (The Moravian Wine Route consists of a 1,200 kilometer network of trails through the wine growing villages!) We… Read more »