Archive for Expats

20 Years in Prague, 20 Questions

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Why is there a photo of potatoes here? I’m afraid you’re just going to have to read the article.’s Supreme Commander Sam Beckwith recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of his arrival in the the Czech capital. (A quiet night in with an aspic babovka and a bottle of Branik.)

He’s learnt a lot in that time but there are still a few things he doesn’t understand about living in Prague.

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Are You Sketchy?

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Worried that your life as a Prague expat is becoming a little too relaxed? is here to help.

This simple but highly scientific test quickly lets you know whether it’s time for a lifestyle change.

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Prague’s 10 Most Famous Expats

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Do you have a star on’s stock photo of a walk of fame? (Credit: Christian Haugen)

So Prague didn’t turn out to be the Left Bank of the ’90s, or the 2000s, or the 2010s but that doesn’t mean the expat scene is short of talented people doing notable things.

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Play Prague’s emergency siren whenever you want

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Prague under attack from concentric circles

Since 2002’s floods, Prague has tested its emergency sirens at noon on the first Wednesday of every month, routinely frightening tourists and newcomers to the city.

But what if that’s not enough?

What if you want to hear the emergency siren on demand, 24 hours a day, seven days a week? is here to help:

The audio track on this video was taken from the official Prague website, where, rather bizarrely, the city makes MP3s of its various test sirens available to play and download.

So now it can be siren day, every day.

Enjoy responsibly.

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2013 Updates (NSFW)

2013 Updates

Andrea Scheansová; Radek Štěpánek & Petra Kvitová; Ania Lisewska; Petr Kramný

A round-up of new developments in some of’s most popular stories from last year, including the Polish woman who wants to have sex with 100,000 men, the therapist who moonlighted as a porn star, and the new Czech citizenship test.

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The New Czech Citizenship Test Will Be Really Hard

Unusual name. I think it might be Balkan.

Gaining Czech citizenship has never been easy but a new test, due to be introduced next year (2014), will make the process even tougher.

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