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Hemp catches fire in ČR

The sale of hemp in the Czech Republic soars with new cosmetics taking hold. By BOHEMIST STAFF PRAGUE – Who ever said weed was just for smoking? Well, many people, but that has not stopped local cosmetics producers from making a living off the low-grade drug in other ways. According …

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Dobrý den Siri?!

Apple appears to be ramping up to Czech language support for virtual assistant Siri By BOHEMIST STAFF PRAGUE – “Hey Siri, say something in Czech!” She can’t now, but it appears to only be a matter of time until she can, according to a local tech blog. Siri, a computer program …

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Apple Maps adds Prague as 3rd European city

By BOHEMIST STAFF Apple yesterday continued its (slow) expansion of the transit functionality of Apple Maps by adding Prague as its third city in Europe after launching the service in London and Berlin. The new and improved functionality of Apple Maps includes handy transit data for the Prague Metro, bus …

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The Czech Republic’s massive gambling problem

Gambling addiction flourishes in Czech Republic amid unregulated online industry, Gov’t says. More than 100,000 addicts, with addiction presenting in people as young as 15 years old. By BOHEMIST STAFF PRAGUE – A boom in Internet gambling in the Czech Republic has resulted in an troubling increase in gambling addiction, now …

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Škoda claims new sales record in 1H 2016

Automaker records 7.9% uptick in sales in Czech Republic By BOHEMIST STAFF PRAGUE – Czech automaker Škoda has delivered a 4.9 percent increase in automobiles for the first half of 2016 when compared to sales from the same period last year, according to a news release. The increase represents a …

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Old Town to Letna … by cable car??

A new proposal by the city would see cable car carrying tourists from Old Town to Letna By BOHEMIST STAFF On one hand, Prague’s municipal government has made a stance against transforming the city into a playground for tourists by restricting areas where Segways can operate, and on the other, it does …

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