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Located on the Bohemian region, a skyline under the spell of beauty — this is Prague. Book a flight to Prague and...
Take a walk and find Hanging Freud...
...In one of the streets that surround the Old Town Square. This is the medieval centre where you’ll find the astronomical clock tower and Jan Hus’ statue. And before exploring the figures of Charles Bridge, visit Wenceslas Square and also Josefov, the jewish quarter with an impressive cemetery.
See the other margin of the Vltava
In Malá Strana ("lesser town") the charms goes on. These animated streets will take you to the famous Castle of Prague and the monumental St. Vitus Cathedral. And after checking the baroque St. Nicholas church, it’s time for Franz Kafka Museum. After all, the great writer is Prague's most known historical citizen.
Culture and Business
Make sure you have your identity card or passport and boarding pass with you. Depending on your country of origin, take care of your visa or other necessary documentation ahead of time.
The climate is temperate with mild and humid summers and cold and humid winters.
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Geography & politics
The Czech Republic is located in central Europe and is a member of the European Union. It is a unitary parliamentary constitutional republic, in which the president is the head of state and the prime minister is the head of government.
Tipping & paying
The local currency is the Czech Crown (CZK). It is expected that you leave a tip of around 10% if you’re satisfied with the service provided. Not all places accept credit cards, so it's best to always have some money with you.
Languages & useful phrases
The official language is Czech. Learn a few useful words: “Dobrý den!” = hello; “prosím” = please; “Děkuji” = thank you; “Promiňte” = sorry.
What you should do
Czechs usually don’t like confrontations and often have an indirect approach towards business. Be patient if negotiations move at a slower pace than what you are used to.
What you shouldn’t do
Don’t be late for business meetings. Punctuality is extremely important when doing business.
What to wear
For business meetings, choose a conservative and formal look. A suit and tie for men and a skirt suit or pantsuit for women will always be an appropriate choice.
When meeting someone for the first time, greet them with a firm handshake and look them in the eyes. If you’re invited to someone's house, take a bottle of wine or a bouquet of flowers as a thank you gesture. It is normal to remove your shoes when entering a Czech home.