Ahoj, Monday! Your morning cup of Prague

Your quick guide to start the week ahead with news, tips, and hacks for Prague and Czech Republic.

Expats.cz Staff

Written by Expats.cz Staff Published on 23.01.2023 07:30:00 (updated on 26.01.2023) Reading time: 2 minutes

Good morning! Here's a round-up of useful news, tips, and hacks for Prague and Czechia for the week ahead, Jan. 23–29, 2023.

Weekend news recap 📰

TO DO this week ✔️


Czech-made bedtime stories app Readmio helps parents get children to bed thanks to interactive features that include a night mode that allows for lights-out reading. It also recognizes spoken keywords and adds relevant sounds from the story.

Stories in the Readmio app are currently available in Czech and English, and the company will expand to Polish and German in the near future.


Will you try to cycle, jog, or walk to work next week?🚴

I'll give it a go 17 %
It's not for me 39 %
I already do! 44 %
82 readers voted on this poll. Voting is open


70 percent of you said you'd trade 5 percent of your salary for a four-day work week in last week's poll

featured podcast for your morning commute 📻

Bigger Better World's Jim Santos interviews writer Jeff Opdyke, who discusses why he chose Prague as a digital nomad base: 

What to stream this week

From Wednesday, January 25, Netflix will add the 2014 Czech Television series První republika (First Republic). The series focuses on a family who settles in the Czech countryside in the years following the First World War.

Like the streaming service's other Czech programs, First Republic should be available with English subtitles.


Kick off the week with a cortado from Vršovice coffee specialists Coffee Room, and maybe even try a savory or sweet snack.

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