PRAGUE UPGRADES TICKET MACHINES

Residents of the historic city of Prague woke up to a small miracle on April 12th. For the first in history, a ‘contactless payment’ DPP* (Dopravní podnik hlavního města Prahy) ticket was purchased on a touchscreen machine inside a 22 tram. Before you get too excited, there are only two trams in the entire city that have this new machine: but more will follow.

Read the full article on Prague.TV’s website. The best place to discover Prague, like a local!

http://prague.tv/en/s72/Directory/c207-Travel/n5629-Prague-Upgrades-Ticket-Machines

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WHY CZECHS BURN WITCHES ON APRIL 30TH (ČARODEJNICE)

April 30th is an exciting day for Czechs of all ages who gather by a fire and celebrate the arrival of spring. Witch burning (Čarodejnice), also known as the night of the witches, stems from an ancient tradition.

Read the full article on Prague.TV’s website. The best place to discover Prague, like a local!

http://prague.tv/en/s72/Directory/c200-Party-Nightlife/n5605-Why-Czechs-Burn-Witches-on-April-30th-Carodejnice

A GUIDE TO THE CZECH POSTAL SYSTEM

The Czech Postal system has been undergoing some major changes lately. Starting with the new designs of the paper slips that you find in your mailbox to more post offices accepting credit cards. Also domestically sent packages now come with texts and emails with information about the delivery times plus the possibility of rescheduling and a change of location.

Read the full article on Prague.TV’s website. The best place to discover Prague, like a local!

http://prague.tv/en/s72/Directory/c212-Relocation/n5615-A-Guide-to-the-Czech-Postal-System

3D PRINTING IN PRAGUE: WHAT, WHERE AND WHY?

Although the first prototype was created in 1996, the concept of 3D printing is still relatively new. Today 3D printing is mainly used to print prosthetic limbs, clothes from unusual materials and scientists are experimenting with the printing living tissue. The potential for three-dimensional printing is huge – but the process is still a mystery to many people.

Read the full article on Prague.TV’s website. The best place to discover Prague, like a local!

http://prague.tv/en/s72/Directory/c218-Technology/n5595-3D-Printing-in-Prague-What-Where-and-Why

10 FREE FUN IN THE SUN ACTIVITIES

It doesn’t matter if you prefer athletics, food, art or culture – this list has something for everyone. Discover the diversity of Prague’s events and try something new. You don’t need to travel to get some sun and the best thing about all these events is that they’re free.

Read the full article on Prague.TV’s website. The best place to discover Prague, like a local!

http://prague.tv/en/s72/Directory/c200-Party-Nightlife/n5582-10-Free-Fun-in-the-Sun-Activities

TATTOOS IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Tattoos have always been a controversial topic; especially at the work place. The Czech Republic is quite lenient in comparison to other countries and tattoos keep growing in popularity.

According to TIME, 40% of millennials have at least one tattoo but 70% of them keep it hidden from their boss. The same study shows that 89% consider job options when getting a tattoo. Many think that as these tattooed millennials move up in the work force the taboo will slowly disappear. The demand for removal of regretted tattoos, however, also continues to rise – and the steep costs are great for the economy.

Read the full article on Prague.TV’s website. The best place to discover Prague, like a local!

http://prague.tv/en/s72/Directory/c206-Art-and-Culture/n5580-Tattoos-in-the-Czech-Republic

RACES (RUNNING) IN PRAGUE

Over the years, Prague has become a popular location for various races and marathons attracting runners from around the world. RunCzech is the top organizer of marathons including the Volkswagen marathon, Mattoni half-marathon and the Birrel gran prix.

Read the full article on Prague.TV’s website. The best place to discover Prague, like a local!

http://prague.tv/en/s72/Directory/c210-Sports-Recreation/n5798-Races-Running-in-Prague