Why do Czechs believe in the future of Bitcoin?

Ahoj! Hello guys, a recent survey has shown that 8% of Czechs already invested into a cryptocurrency (mostly Bitcoin). Also the Forbes magazine wrote an article in 2018 where Pragues was selected as a top Bitcoin city. So let’s take a look into the world of cryptocurrencies in the Czech Republic. Where is Bitcoin accepted? Which Czech companies are significant in this new world? And what are the cultural/historical reasons behind this phenomenon?

Czech Kate
Why do Czechs believe in the future of Bitcoin?
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Historical background of Czech video game Kingdom Come Deliverance

The beginning of the 15th century was quite a turbulent time in the land of the Bohemian Kingdom. It was chosen as a time period for one of the most successful Czech video games Kingdom Come Deliverance. So I will tell you more about this part of Czech history – about the situation in the Bohemian Kingdom and also about the important events that were ahead and that might be a substance for Kingdom Come Deliverance Part 2. I will be also talking a bit about the background of the game itself and I hope that you will also enjoy this RPG game from the land of Bohemia.

Czech Kate
Historical background of Czech video game Kingdom Come Deliverance
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A brief history of Czech Beer – Pilsner Urquell, Budweiser, Břevnov

Ahoj! Hey guys, beer is a significant part of Czech culture, after-all Czechs are the ones who drink the most beer per capita per year. Yep, Germans and Austrians drink less beer than we do. So let’s take a look into the first known brewery in Bohemia and also let’s talk about the most famous Czech beer brands – Pilsner Urquell and Budweiser. 

Notes – words in Czech:

pivo = beer

Pivo, prosím. = Beer, please.

Plzeň = Pilsen

České Budějovice = Budweis

Břevnovský klášter = Břevnov monastery

Velké Březno

Starobrno (beer from Moravia)

Czech Kate
A brief history of Czech Beer - Pilsner Urquell, Budweiser, Břevnov
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Working in the Czech Republic – my favorite Czech employee benefits

In 2010 5% of all the employees in the Czech Republic were foreigners. In the end of 2019 the percentage was close to 15% – so the amount has almost tripled within 10 years. What are the Czech employee benefits that are attracting more and more foreigners? The answer will be different for everyone based on personal experience and the country of origin. So let me tell you my personal 5 Czech employee benefits.

Topics:

1. Holidays

2. Parental Leave

3. Religion & Employment

4. Taxes & Health Insurance

5. Unemployment Rate

What are your personal favourites?

Czech Kate
Working in the Czech Republic - my favorite Czech employee benefits
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Czech koruna – history of CZK and the connection between the Czech Republic and American Dollar

Ahoj! Hello guys, let’s look into the world of our Czech Currency – česká koruna (CZK). I will talk about its origins and I will show you each coin and banknote and you will learn about the symbols and important figures of Czech history who are depicted on our currency. And there is also an interesting story of a small connection between the Czech city of Jáchymov and the name of current USA currency – dollar. Enjoy! And don’t forget to subscribe! 🙂

Czech Kate
Czech koruna - history of CZK and the connection between the Czech Republic and American Dollar
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Czech legend for the times of the state of the Emergency – Blanik knights

Are you familiar with Czech legends? There are knights waiting inside of the Czech mountain Blanik waiting for the time of the highest emergency to come out and save the day! I will tell you more about this story and also about the mountain and a cave with statues of these legendary heroes. Enjoy the podcast and stay safe and healthy during these days!

Czech Kate
Czech legend for the times of the state of the Emergency - Blanik knights
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