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Medical Emergency In Prague

Prague Medical Emergency 155 or 112 On the Prague Chemists post you would have found the updated list of 24 hour chemist services. But sometimes it’s just too serious and you may have to call for an Ambulance. Here’s how it works and what to expect. Prague Medical Emergency – Using 155 The original emergency … Read More

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Czech Motorway Vignette

Czech Motorway Vignette It’s not a sticker any more so if you intend to use a Czech Motorway then this post describes what you need to do to buy the electronic Czech Motorway Vignette and drive legally. Just note that if you DO NOT buy the vignette and the police stop you on the motorway, … Read More

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Avoiding Prague Public Transport Fines

Avoiding Prague Public Transport Fines Several times a year I help travellers on public transport, usually at a metro station, who have been caught up in an inspection and really don’t have a clue what’s expected of them. The ticket inspector’s English may not be that great and this will result in a stressful situation. … Read More

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The Potraviny

Potraviny – Your Local Shop Corner shop, convenience store or liquor store, it has many names but here we call it a Potraviny. It’s a place where you can stop and buy a variety of food and non-food items outside of normal supermarket opening times. The word Potraviny literally translates as “foodstuffs”. For people staying … Read More

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Prague Chemists and Drugstores

Prague Chemists and Drugstores Every now and again you’ll need to visit Prague chemists or drugstores even when you’re on holiday. Whether for some paracetemol or a bottle of shampoo, here’s what to expect. What’s the Difference Between a Lekarna, an Apotheke and a Pharmacie? There is absolutely no difference between a Lékárna, an Apotheke … Read More

Prague Lubrication Tram

Prague Lubrication Tram It’s one of those odd moments. You are standing and waiting for a tram when this strange orange tram-cabriolet comes past. Fascinating to see and get the waft of engine oil as it passes. This is the Prague Lubrication Tram or what the Czechs call the Mazačka (sounds like mazatchka) and it’s … Read More

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Prague Bag Storage

Prague Bag Storage People staying in a hotel will often have access to a luggage room but people checking out early from apartments or day trippers to the city may want to dump their bags/bikes for the day or longer so here are a few ways you can do that. Note the terms “per commenced … Read More